Rob Carpenter (running back)

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Rob Carpenter
Date of birth: (1955-04-20) April 20, 1955 (age 59)
Place of birth: Lancaster, Ohio
Career information
Position(s): Running back
College: Miami (OH)
NFL Draft: 1977 / Round: 3 / Pick: 84
Organizations
As player:
1977-1981
1981-1985
1986
Houston Oilers
New York Giants
Los Angeles Rams
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com

Robert Joseph Carpenter, Jr. (born April 20, 1955 in Lancaster, Ohio) is a former American football running back. He is the father of linebacker Bobby Carpenter, former University of Cincinnati linebacker Johnathan Carpenter, former Marshall University linebacker George Carpenter and also, current Ohio defensive back Nathan Carpenter. He currently resides in Lancaster, Ohio and is a teacher and head coach of the Lancaster High School football team. He is a graduate of Miami University. He was best known for playing in the National Football League where he rushed for 4,363 yards in a ten-year career with the Houston Oilers, New York Giants and Los Angeles Rams.