American Football Database
American Football Database
Frank Garcia
No. 63, 65     
Personal information
Date of birth: (1972-01-28) January 28, 1972 (age 49)
Place of birth: Phoenix, Arizona
Career information
College: Washington
NFL Draft: 1995 / Round: 4 / Pick: 132
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Carolina Panthers ( 1995 2000)
Career highlights and awards
Games Played     125
Games Started     92

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.

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]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 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.