Carwell Gardner

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Carwell Gardner
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1966-11-27) November 27, 1966 (age 47)
Place of birth: Baltimore, Maryland
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school: Trinity High School
Louisville, Kentucky
College: Kentucky / Louisville
NFL Draft: 1990 / Round: 2 / Pick: 42
Debuted in 1990 for the Buffalo Bills
Last played in 1997 for the San Diego Chargers
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 1997
Games played-started 101-30
Rushing attempts-yards 211-749
Receptions-yards 36-281
Fumble recoveries 7
Touchdowns 12
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Carwell Ernest Gardner (born November 27, 1966 in Louisville, Kentucky) is a former professional American football fullback in the National Football League. He played eight seasons in the NFL; six for the Buffalo Bills (1990–1995), one for the Baltimore Ravens (1996), finally one for the San Diego Chargers (1997). He played college football at the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville.

Gardner caught the first regular season pass in Baltimore Ravens history on September 1, 1996.

Gardner grew up with 3 brothers in Louisville, KY.