Gary Garrison

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This article is about the former NFL wide receiver. For the playwright, see Gary Garrison (playwright).
Gary Garrison
No. 27, 82
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1944-01-21) January 21, 1944 (age 70)
Place of birth: Amarillo, Texas
Career information
College: San Diego State
NFL Draft: 1965 / Round: 6 / Pick: 77
(By the Philadelphia Eagles)
Debuted in 1966
Last played in 1977
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receptions 405
Receiving yards 7538
Touchdowns 58
Stats at NFL.com

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.

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. His nickname was the Ghost.

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