Greg Carr (gridiron football)

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Greg Carr
No. 4     Orlando Predators
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-10-08) October 8, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth: Citra, Florida
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Weight: 217 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school: North Marion (FL)
College: Florida State
Undrafted in 2009
Debuted in 2010 for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career CFL statistics as of 2013
Receptions 117
Receiving yards 1,664
Receiving TDs 11
Career Arena football statistics as of 2014
Receptions 114
Receiving yards 1,440
Receiving TDs 36
Stats at CFL.ca
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Greg Carr (born October 8, 1985) is a professional arena football wide receiver for the Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League. He most recently played for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League. After playing college football at Florida State, Carr was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2009.

Carr has also been a member of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Edmonton Eskimos, and Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Early years[edit]

Carr played high school football at North Marion High School in Citra, Florida. He earned first team all-state honors in Class 3A as a junior and senior. He was also a star basketball player, earning first team honors during his senior year.

College career[edit]

During Carr's freshman year he led all Florida State receivers in yards per reception with 20.6 and receiving touchdowns with nine. He also tied former Virginia Cavaliers and current Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller's ACC record for receiving touchdowns by a freshman. His great season earned him second team All-ACC and third team freshman All-American. During his sophomore year he made 34 receptions for 619 yards and 12 touchdowns, helping him earn a second team All-ACC selection. During his junior campaign he made 45 receptions for 795 and four touchdowns. As a senior Carr made 39 receptions for 542 yards and four touchdowns.

Carr finished his career at Florida State ranking fifth in the school's history in career receptions and receiving yards with 148 receptions for 2,574 yards, and second in touchdowns with 29.

Professional career[edit]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

He was not drafted in the 2009 NFL Draft and signed with the San Diego Chargers after the draft. The Chargers waived Carr on August 31.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers[edit]

Greg Carr was added to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Practice Roster September 1, 2010. He was activated for the game against the Montreal Alouettes on September 25. His first catch in the CFL was a 74-yard touchdown, his second catch was a 71-yard touchdown. Carr left the game in the third quarter with a leg injury but had caught 4 passes for 185 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Edmonton Eskimos[edit]

After becoming a free agent, Carr signed with the Edmonton Eskimos on February 16, 2012.[1]

Saskatchewan Roughriders[edit]

On September 5, 2012, Carr was traded along with a fifth round draft pick in the 2013 CFL Draft to the Saskatchewan Roughriders for the playing rights to Matthew O'Donnell and a fourth round draft pick in the 2013 CFL Draft.[2] Carr had 2 touchdown receptions in the Western Divisional Semi-Final against the Stampeders on November 11, 2012, including what looked like it would be the game-winner with only 53 seconds left. After playing in the 2013 CFL season opener, the Roughriders released Carr.[3]

Calgary Stampeders[edit]

Carr was signed by the Stampeders on July 8, 2013,[4] but after playing in only four games, he was released on September 9, 2013.[5]

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