Bernard Quarles
Date of birth (1960-01-04) January 4, 1960 (age 64)
Place of birthLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Career information
CFL statusInternational
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight215 lb (98 kg)
US collegeUCLA, Hawaii
Career history
As player
1983–1984Calgary Stampeders
1985Ottawa Rough Riders
1986Saskatchewan Roughriders
1987Los Angeles Rams
Career stats

Bernard Quarles (born January 4, 1960) is a former quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) and Canadian Football League (CFL).


Quarles played quarterback while attending Jefferson High School in Los Angeles.[1] He played for the Calgary Stampeders from 1983 to 1984, followed by the Ottawa Rough Riders and the Saskatchewan Roughriders.[2] He also served as a replacement player for the Los Angeles Rams during the 1987 NFL strike.[3]


  1. ^ "UCLA's Rasshan Set to Make History Saturday". Los Angeles Sentinel. 8 November 2007.
  2. ^ Casey, Tom (1985-10-10). "Rough Riders trade Quarles to Saskatchewan". The Ottawa Citizen. Retrieved 2019-03-20.
  3. ^ Howard, Greg (2014-02-06). "The Big Book Of Black Quarterbacks (Part 2)". Deadspin. Archived from the original on 2019-03-12. Retrieved 2019-03-10.