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Ed McQuarters

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Place of birth  Tulsa, Oklahoma
Name  Ed McQuarters
Education  University of Oklahoma
Status  Retired
Role  American football player
Positions  Lineman
CFL status  International
Height  1.88 m
Drafted by  Arizona Cardinals
College  Oklahoma
Weight  116 kg

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Date of birth  (1943-04-16) April 16, 1943 (age 72)
NFL draft  1965 / Round: 18 / Pick: 250

Eddie Lee McQuarters (born April 16, 1943 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is a former defensive tackle (number 61) for the Saskatchewan Roughriders from 1966–1974. McQuarters was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1988.


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College and NFL

After a stellar career at the University of Oklahoma, Ed McQuarters was selected in the eighteenth round of the 1965 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals, but after one year was released.

Saskatchewan Roughriders

McQuarters was a defensive tackle, playing his entire 9-year career for Saskatchewan. The Green Riders played in four Grey Cup games during that period, winning in his rookie year, the 54th Grey Cup in 1966 against the Ottawa Rough Riders.

Mcquarters lost his left eye in a home workshop accident prior to the 1971 season, which limited his effectiveness but did not prevent him from playing up to the 1974 season, when he was cut after spending most of the year with knee injuries.

Honors and statistics

Ed McQuarters was a CFL all-star in 1967, 1968, and 1969, winning the CFL's Most Outstanding Lineman Award in 1967.

McQuarters had 10 fumble recoveries, one of them for a touchdown, one interception for a touchdown, and four blocked kicks.

Video clips

Seen in game 3 of the 1970 Western finals against Calgary in its entirety on YouTube


Ed McQuarters Wikipedia