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.
|Born:||April 16, 1943|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||255 lb (116 kg)|
|NFL draft||1965 / Round: 18 / Pick: 250|
|Drafted by||St. Louis Cardinals|
|1965||St. Louis Cardinals|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL All-Star||1967, 1968, 1969|
|CFL West All-Star||1967, 1968, 1969|
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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.
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Ed McQuarters was a CFL all-star in 1967, 1968, and 1969, winning the CFL's Most Outstanding Lineman Award in 1967.
- "Just like Old Times". Globe and Mail. Globe and Mail. Retrieved 11 August 2018.