Dale Lavelle Carter (born November 28, 1969) is a former American football cornerback who played 7 seasons for the Kansas City Chiefs. Carter also played with the Denver Broncos, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, and Baltimore Ravens.
Professional career 
Carter was drafted as a cornerback by the Chiefs in the 1992 NFL Draft out of the University of Tennessee.
In 1992, Carter was named the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year.
After six seasons in Kansas City in which he shined on the field, but had numerous off-the-field problems, Carter signed a four-year, 22.8 million-dollar contract with the Broncos in 1999, making him the NFL's highest-paid defensive back. After a poor year, Carter was suspended for the entire 2000 season due to a fourth substance abuse violation before being released during the 2001 season. He then played for the Vikings, Saints and Ravens before retiring after the 2005 season.
Upon retirement, Carter started a non-profit organization to assist young men and women from making the same mistakes that he made. The Dale Carter Foundation is based in Covington, Georgia and Dallas/Ft.Worth Texas and its vision is "To empower and enhance the lives of today's youth by giving them a voice of hope". The website was www.DaleCarterFoundation.com
Personal life 
Carter is the brother of former NFL Wide Receiver Jake Reed.