Center Jason Kelce speaks at a ceremony honoring the Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl win on February 8, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Jason Kelce is calling it a career. There were reports immediately following the playoff game that it was over. Adam Schefter reported it the following day. You could almost tell with the way he was acting after the game. But we still hadn’t heard it from the man himself. Taht changed today. Jason Kelce spoke to the media today and announced he is calling it a career.

NBC Sports Philadelphia on Twitter: "The moment Jason Kelce officially called it a career after 13 incredible seasons with the Eagles. pic.twitter.com/Wm8y44OlYA / Twitter"

The moment Jason Kelce officially called it a career after 13 incredible seasons with the Eagles. pic.twitter.com/Wm8y44OlYA

Kelce is easily one of the most beloved players in the Eagles’ history. Not just for how great he is on the field, but for what he has done off of it. This year marked the 6th time he made the All-Pro first team. Only 5 other centers made at least 6 All-Pro teams. Only 1 did so in the last 50 years. What makes it more impressive is he made all of them after turning 30. Kelce closed out his career by being named the best center in 6 of his final 7 seasons.

He will walk into Canton one day. The Eagles will almost certainly retire his number one day. But Eagles fans don’t need any of those accolades to know how great Kelce is.

With Centers, it is hard to put together a highlight reel. A lot of what offensive linemen do does not necessarily get noticed by fans on a play-to-play basis. Jason Kelce changed that bit. There are so many big plays in the last 13 seasons where you will see Jason Kelce downfield leading the way for the ball carrier. Kelce changed the position. Forcing teams to look for more agile centers like him, as opposed to the old-school brick wall we often saw play center in the past.

So in honor of his great career, let’s look back on some of our fondest Jason Kelce memories.

Here are some of Jason Kelce’s best moments on and off the field:

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