Rex Boggan
Boggan from 1955 Ole Miss
No. 73     
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: March 27, 1930
Place of birth: Tupelo, Mississippi
Date of death: December 8, 1985 (age 55)
Place of death: Spartanburg, South Carolina
Career information
College: Mississippi
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* New York Giants (1955)
Career highlights and awards
*First-team All-American (1954)

Rex Reed Boggan (March 27, 1930 - December 8, 1985) was an American football player. Boggan was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, and attended the University of Mississippi. He played college football at the tackle position for the Ole Miss Rebels football team. He was selected by the Associated Press as a first-team player on its 1954 College Football All-America Team.[1] He was drafted by the New York Giants in the 20th round of the 1952 NFL Draft and played for the Giants during the 1955 season at the defensive tackle position.[2]


  1. ESPN College Football Encyclopedia. ESPN Books. 2005. p. 1236. ISBN 1401337031.
  2. "Rex Boggan". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 8, 2015.
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