Drew Carter

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Drew Carter
No. 18
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-09-05) September 5, 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth: Solon, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College: Ohio State
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 5 / Pick: 163
Debuted in 2005 for the Carolina Panthers
Last played in 2007 for the Carolina Panthers
Career history
Roster status: Retired
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2007
Receptions 71
Receiving Yards 977
Receiving TDs 8
Stats at NFL.com

Christopher Drew Carter (born September 5, 1981 in Solon, Ohio) is a retired American football wide receiver of the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the fifth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Ohio State.

He has also played for the Oakland Raiders.

Early years[edit]

Carter tallied 33 receptions for 890 yards and thirteen touchdowns as a senior in his first season of football. He registered three touchdown catches in his football debut.

College career[edit]

Drew Carter Attended Ohio State University. Carter's college career was marred by several injuries to his knees and ankles. He produced 41 catches for 632 yards and one touchdown during his college career.

Professional career[edit]

Carolina Panthers[edit]

He spent his rookie season in 2004 on injured reserve after tearing the ACL in his knee during June coaching sessions. He has also missed additional time throughout his career with injuries to his ankle. He made the team roster midway through the 2005 NFL season after the team released Rod Gardner, and made an impact upon his first catch, taking it 44 yards to set up a Panthers score. In 2007 Carter had his most productive NFL season, making 38 catches for 517 yards and 4 touchdowns, all of which were among the team's top three performances.

Oakland Raiders[edit]

On March 12, 2008, he signed with the Oakland Raiders as a free agent.

On Saturday August 23, 2008 Carter suffered a season-ending injury when he tore the ACL in his left knee during the Oakland Raiders third preseason game versus the Arizona Cardinals. He was placed on injured reserve on August 25.

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