|Date of birth:||August 3, 1917|
|Place of birth:||Atkins, Arkansas|
|Date of death:||February 15, 1993 75)(aged|
|NFL Draft:||1940 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3|
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Eakin played college football at the University of Arkansas, and was selected in the first round of the 1940 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played halfback and fullback with the New York Giants in 1941 and 1942, and returned with the Miami Seahawks in 1946.