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Gary Lynn Garrison (born January 21, 1944 in Amarillo, Texas) is a former American football wide receiver who played professional football in the American Football League (AFL) and the National Football League (NFL). He attended San Diego State University from 1964–1965. His 26 touchdown receptions are still a career school record.

Gary Garrison
No. 27, 82
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1944-01-21) January 21, 1944 (age 75)
Amarillo, Texas
Career information
College:San Diego State
NFL Draft:1965 / Round: 6 / Pick: 77
(By the Philadelphia Eagles)
AFL draft:1965 / Round: Red Shirt 1 / Pick: 6
(By the San Diego Chargers)[1]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards:7538
Player stats at

He began his pro football career with the San Diego Chargers and played 11 seasons (1966–1976) for them in the AFL and NFL, as well as one year (1977) with the Houston Oilers. He was a four-time Pro Bowler, including a year as AFL All-Star with the Chargers in 1968.


  1. ^ "1965 AFL Draft". Archived from the original on February 25, 2017. Retrieved March 23, 2017.