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Frank Garcia (born January 28, 1972, Phoenix, Arizona[1]) is a former American football player in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the 1995 NFL Draft.[2] He also played for the St. Louis Rams and the Arizona Cardinals.

Frank Garcia
No. 63, 65
Position:Guard/Center
Personal information
Born: (1972-01-28) January 28, 1972 (age 47)
Phoenix, Arizona
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:302 lb (137 kg)
Career information
High school:Phoenix (AZ) Maryvale
College:Washington
NFL Draft:1995 / Round: 4 / Pick: 132
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games Played:125
Games Started:92

Garcia was suspended from the NFL for the first 4 games of the 2003 season after testing positive for the banned substance ephedra,[3] and has not played since that season.[1] He played college football at the University of Washington,[1] including the Huskies 1994 upset of the University of Miami.[4]

Garcia had his own radio show in Charlotte, North Carolina[citation needed] and coaches football at Charlotte Catholic High School.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Player profile, NFL, retrieved 2010-02-27.
  2. ^ NFL Draft, Team-By-Team, Washington Post, April 24, 1995.
  3. ^ Cardinals' Garcia suspended: ephedra, Sports Illustrated, August 7, 2003.
  4. ^ Leadership Allowed Huskies to Keep Cool Heads in Big Win, The News Tribune, September 27, 1994.
  5. ^ http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/community/south-charlotte/article9199709.html