|Born:||September 1, 1941|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||225 lb (102 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL All-Star||1962, 1963, 1967|
|CFL West All-Star||1962, 1963, 1966, 1967|
Garner Ekstran (born September 1, 1941 in Bow, Washington) was a professional Canadian football defensive end and linebacker who played seven seasons for the Saskatchewan Roughriders and one more with the BC Lions.
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