Ed Barker
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Barker, circa 1953
No. 89, 87
Personal information
Born:(1931-05-31)May 31, 1931
Dillon, Montana, U.S.
Died:September 6, 2012(2012-09-06) (aged 81)
Zillah, Washington, U.S.
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:196 lb (89 kg)
Career information
High school:Sunnyside (WA)
College:Washington State
NFL Draft:1953 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12
(by the Los Angeles Rams)
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Edward Ross Barker (born May 31, 1931 – September 6, 2012) [1] was a National Football League (NFL) end who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Washington Redskins. He played college football at Washington State University and was drafted in the first round of the 1953 NFL Draft by the Los Angeles Rams.[2] After his short stint playing football he spent 20 years serving in the US Air Force, ending his career as a Lt. Colonel.[1] He was elected into the Washington State University Hall of Fame in 2011.[3]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Edward Ross Barker Jr". Tribute Archive. Retrieved December 17, 2021.
  2. ^ "Ed Barker". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 6, 2014.
  3. ^ "WSU Athletic Hall of Fame - Washington State Athletics". wsucougars.com. Archived from the original on 2016-07-08.