Bernard Quarles

Last updated
Bernard Quarles
Born: (1960-01-04) January 4, 1960 (age 60)
Los Angeles, California
Career information
CFL status American
Position(s) QB
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight215 lb (98 kg)
College UCLA, Hawaii
Career history
As player
1983–1984 Calgary Stampeders
1985 Ottawa Rough Riders
1986 Saskatchewan Roughriders
1987 Los Angeles Rams
Career stats

Bernard Quarles (born January 4, 1960, in Los Angeles, California) was a quarterback for the National Football League and Canadian Football League.

Career

Quarles played quarterback while attending Jefferson High School in Los Angeles. [1] He played for the Calgary Stampeders from 1983 to 1984, followed by the Ottawa Rough Riders and the Saskatchewan Roughriders. [2] He also served as a replacement player for the Los Angeles Rams during the 1987 NFL strike. [3]

Related Research Articles

Ottawa Renegades

The Ottawa Renegades were a Canadian Football League franchise based in Ottawa, Ontario founded in 2002, six years after the storied Ottawa Rough Riders folded. After four seasons, the Renegades franchise was suspended indefinitely by the league due to financial instability, and its players were absorbed by the other teams in a dispersal draft.

Ottawa Rough Riders Former Canadian Football League franchise

The Ottawa Rough Riders were a Canadian Football League team based in Ottawa, Ontario, founded in 1876. Formerly one of the oldest and longest-lived professional sports teams in North America, the Rough Riders won the Grey Cup championship nine times. Their most dominant era was the 1960s and 1970s, in which they won five Grey Cups. The team's fortunes waned in the 1980s and 1990s, and they ultimately ceased operations following the 1996 season. Five years later, a new CFL team known as the Ottawa Renegades was founded, though they suspended operations in 2006. The Ottawa Redblacks, which own the Rough Riders intellectual properties, joined the league in 2014.

Saskatchewan Roughriders Professional Canadian football team based in Regina, Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are a professional Canadian football team based in Regina, Saskatchewan. The Roughriders compete in the Canadian Football League (CFL) as a member club of the league's West division.

Joe Paopao Professional Canadian football coach

Joe Paopao is a former professional Canadian football quarterback and coach in the Canadian Football League (CFL). Paopao played 11 seasons in the CFL and was a member of the BC Lions, Saskatchewan Roughriders and the Ottawa Rough Riders. He began his coaching career with the BC Lions and has coached with five CFL organizations, including stints as head coach with the BC Lions in 1996 and the Ottawa Renegades from 2002–2005. He most recently served as the quarterbacks coach for the Ottawa Redblacks.

Jerry Keeling was a quarterback and defensive back in the Canadian Football League, playing fifteen seasons from 1961-75 for the Calgary Stampeders, the Ottawa Rough Riders, and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. For his great play, he became a member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1989.

Joe Moss American former gridiron football player and coach

Joseph Charles Moss is an American former gridiron football player and coach. He played college football at the University of Maryland and professional football in the National Football League (NFL) with the Washington Redskins. Moss served as head coach for the Toronto Argonauts and Ottawa Rough Riders in the Canadian Football League (CFL).

Alvin "Skip" Walker is an American former professional football player, football coach and teacher. Walker was a Canadian Football League (CFL) running back who played for the Montreal Alouettes and Ottawa Rough Riders in the 1980s. He was a CFL All-Star in 1982 and 1983. His brother Cornelius Walker also played for the Rough Riders. Drafted in 1976 to Houston Oilers and released in training camp. Signed with Green Bay Packers in 1985 and released in training camp. Retired from professional football in August 1985.

Thomas George Dimitroff was an American gridiron football player and coach.

The 1974 Hamilton Tiger-Cats season was the 17th season for the team in the Canadian Football League and their 25th overall. The Tiger-Cats finished in 3rd place in the Eastern Conference with a 7–9 record, but lost the Eastern Semi-Final to the Ottawa Rough Riders. In 1974, Tony Gabriel had a career year as he caught 61 passes for 795 yards to lead the East in pass receiving. It was also Gabriel's last season in Hamilton. Hamilton sent Gabriel to the Ottawa Rough Riders at the end of the season because Gabriel suggested that the players should get a raise when the East increased the number of games played from 14 to 16 in 1974.

1979 Ottawa Rough Riders season

The 1979 Ottawa Rough Riders finished in 2nd place in the Eastern Conference with an 8–6–2 record. Prior to the 2015 season, the 1979 season was the last time that an Ottawa-based CFL team had a winning season.

Cody Michael Fajardo is an American professional Canadian football quarterback for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at the University of Nevada, Reno and was the Wolf Pack's starting quarterback from 2011 to 2014. Fajardo accounted for over 13,000 yards and 101 touchdowns in his career at Nevada.

Stephen Jones is a former American football wide receiver who played ten seasons in the Canadian Football League with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, Edmonton Eskimos and Ottawa Rough Riders. He played college football at Central Michigan University. Jones was a member of the Edmonton Eskimos team that won the 75th Grey Cup. He was also a two-time CFL All-Star and three-time CFL East All-Star.

Mitchell Gale is an American football quarterback. He played college football at Abilene Christian University and attended Alva High School in Alva, Oklahoma. Gale has been a member of the Toronto Argonauts, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Calgary Stampeders and BC Lions.

Tom Beynon was a Canadian football player who played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders and Ottawa Rough Riders. He won the Grey Cup with Saskatchewan in 1966 and with Ottawa in 1968 and 1969. He previously played football at and attended Queen's University. After his football career he became a lawyer in Waterloo, Ontario.

Molly McGee (gridiron football)

Sylvester "Molly" McGee was a National Football League (NFL) running back who played one season with the Atlanta Falcons. He was drafted by the Falcons in the 16th round of the 1974 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Rhode Island. McGee was also a member of the Charlotte Hornets, Ottawa Rough Riders and Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Thomas "Tommy" Henry is a former American football defensive back who played six seasons in the Canadian Football League with the Sacramento Gold Miners, Toronto Argonauts, Ottawa Rough Riders, Edmonton Eskimos, Saskatchewan Roughriders and Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He played college football at Florida State University. He was also a member of the Tampa Bay Storm, Toronto Phantoms and Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League.

Andrew Stewart is a former American football defensive end who played one season with the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Browns in the fourth round of the 1989 NFL Draft. He played college football at Fresno City and Cincinnati. He was also a member of the Cincinnati Bengals, San Francisco 49ers, Ottawa Rough Riders, BC Lions, Toronto Argonauts, Saskatchewan Roughriders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Bryan Bennett American football quarterback

Bryan Alton Bennett is an American football quarterback who is a free agent. He played college football for the University of Oregon and Southeastern Louisiana University, and signed with the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2015. He has also been a member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Michael Mendoza is a former American football quarterback who played one season with the Los Angeles Cobras of the Arena Football League. He first enrolled at Los Angeles Harbor College before transferring to Northern Arizona University. He attended Bishop Montgomery High School in Torrance, California. Mendoza was also a member of the Oakland Raiders and Ottawa Rough Riders.

Isaac Harker is an American professional gridiron football quarterback for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Indiana State and Colorado Mines.

References

  1. "UCLA's Rasshan Set to Make History Saturday". Los Angeles Sentinel. 8 November 2007.
  2. Casey, Tom (1985-10-10). "Rough Riders trade Quarles to Saskatchewan". The Ottawa Citizen. Retrieved 2019-03-20.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  3. Howard, Greg (2014-02-06). "The Big Book Of Black Quarterbacks (Part 2)". Deadspin. Archived from the original on 2019-03-12. Retrieved 2019-03-10.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)