Carl Stewart (American football)
|Date of birth:||May 30, 1985|
|Place of birth:||Alcoa, Tennessee|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||230 lb (104 kg)|
|High school:||Maryville (TN)|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics|
Carl Stewart (born May 30, 1985) is a materials supervisor working in Houston, Texas, United States. He was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Auburn. Stewart is also the cleanup hitter for the three-time defending GUS Leagues kickball champions in Houston.
Stewart was seventh all-time at Auburn in receiving yards by a running back; he had 785 for his career. In 2006, he was named to the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District IV First Team and to the All SEC second team. He scored Auburn's only two touchdowns against Nebraska in the Cotton Bowl. In 2004, he scored his first career touchdown against the Citadel, along with 91 rushing yards on 7 carries.
Stewart attended Maryville High School in Tennessee under head coach George Quarles. As a senior, he rushed for 1,585 yards on just 172 carries and a school-record 28 touchdowns in his senior year. In 2002, he led Maryville to their third consecutive class 4A state championship. As a junior, he rushed for 1,430 yards and 21 touchdowns on 158 carries. In the 2001 state title game he rushed for 173 yards on 23 carries with 3 touchdowns going on to be named the game’s MVP. He finished his career at Maryville High School with 3,491 rushing yards and 50 touchdowns, a school record at the time.
While in high school, Stewart earned the following accolades:
- named the Tennessee Class 4A Mr. Football Back of the Year
- Associated Press All-State first team for all divisions
- Tennessee Sports Writers Association class 4A first-team All-state
- Orland Sentinel All-Southern Team
- rated the fourth best running back in the nation by ESPN/Tom Lemming* Knoxville News Sentinel Tennessee Top 25
- PrepStar All-Region selection
Stewart also competed in track and field under coach Mac Pickle while at Maryville, finishing second in the state in decathlon as a senior. Stewart also qualified for the state meet in the 100m, 110m hurdles, 400m, 200m, high jump, long jump, triple jump, discus, and shot put, but opted out of those competitions to compete in the state’s decathlon finals.