Bill Garnaas
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Garnaas on a 1948 Bowman football card
Personal information
Born:(1921-10-08)October 8, 1921
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Died:May 9, 2002(2002-05-09) (aged 80)
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:187 lb (85 kg)
Career information
High school:Minneapolis (MN) Marshall
NFL Draft:1944 / Round: 44 / Pick: 6
Career history
* Pittsburgh Steelers ( 1946 1948)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Wilford Benjamin Garnaas (October 8, 1921 – May 9, 2002) was an American football player who played three seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He attended Marshall High School in Minneapolis, Minnesota and played college football at the University of Minnesota. He was an All-American in 1941.[1] He was drafted by the Chicago Cardinals as an offensive back in the sixth round of the 1944 NFL Draft.

In three years as a Steeler, Bill was a backup quarterback, receiver and returned kicks.[2] Garnaas is featured on a 1948 Bowman Football Card.


  1. "BILL GARNAAS". Retrieved September 21, 2014.
  2. "Bill Garnaas". Retrieved January 24, 2016.

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