Carlton Powell

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Carlton Powell
No. 79     Free Agent
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-08-14) August 14, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth: Norfolk, Virginia
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 312 lb (142 kg)
Career information
College: Virginia Tech
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 5 / Pick: 148
Debuted in 2011 for the Atlanta Falcons
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2011
Tackles 1
Sacks 0
Forced fumbles 0
Stats at NFL.com

Carlton Eugene Powell, Jr. (born August 14, 1985)[1] is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Virginia Tech.

Powell has also been a member of the Cleveland Browns, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New York Jets, Atlanta Falcons, and New York Giants.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 2 in 292 lb 5.10 s 1.65 s 2.93 s 4.87 s 7.78 s 22.5 in 9 ft 0 in 23 reps -
Results taken from Combine workout.[2]

First stint with Broncos[edit]

Powell was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He was placed on the PUP list on July 25, 2008 with a ruptured Achilles tendon. He was waived on September 4, 2009.

Cleveland Browns[edit]

Powell was signed to the Cleveland Browns practice squad on October 6, 2009 and released on October 20.

Second stint with Broncos[edit]

Powell was re-signed by the Denver Broncos on November 3, 2009 and placed on the practice squad.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Powell was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on May 18, 2010. He was released on September 4.

New York Jets[edit]

Powell was signed to a reserve/future contract by the New York Jets on January 5, 2011.[3] He was waived on August 11.[4]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

On August 14, 2011, Powell signed with the Atlanta Falcons. He was released on December 2, 2011. He was signed to the practice squad on December 6, 2011.

New York Giants[edit]

Powell was signed by the New York Giants on August 14, 2012.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carlton Powell, CBS Sports, archived from the original on February 4, 2011, retrieved February 4, 2011 
  2. ^ Carlton Powell, NFL Draft Scout, archived from the original on February 4, 2011, retrieved February 4, 2011 
  3. ^ Vrentas, Jenny (January 5, 2011). "Special teams coach Mike Westhoff says Jets appealing $100,000 fine for tripping incident". The Star-Ledger (Advance Publications). Archived from the original on January 7, 2011. Retrieved January 7, 2011. 
  4. ^ Cimini, Rich (August 11, 2011). "Notebook: Rex content with TE situation". ESPN. Archived from the original on August 11, 2011. Retrieved August 11, 2011. 

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