Carlton Powell

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Carlton Powell
No. 61, 97, 73
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-08-14) August 14, 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth: Norfolk, Virginia
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 312 lb (142 kg)
Career information
College: Virginia Tech
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 5 / Pick: 148
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 1
Sacks: 0
Forced fumbles: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Carlton Eugene Powell, Jr. (born August 14, 1985)[1] is a former American football defensive tackle. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Virginia Tech.

Powell was also a member of the Cleveland Browns, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New York Jets, Atlanta Falcons, and New York Giants.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 2 in 292 lb 5.10 s 1.65 s 2.93 s 4.87 s 7.78 s 22.5 in 9 ft 0 in 23 reps -
Results taken from Combine workout.[2]

First stint with Broncos[edit]

Powell was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He was placed on the PUP list on July 25, 2008 with a ruptured Achilles tendon. He was waived on September 4, 2009.

Cleveland Browns[edit]

Powell was signed to the Cleveland Browns practice squad on October 6, 2009 and released on October 20.

Second stint with Broncos[edit]

Powell was re-signed by the Denver Broncos on November 3, 2009 and placed on the practice squad.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Powell was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on May 18, 2010. He was released on September 4.

New York Jets[edit]

Powell was signed to a reserve/future contract by the New York Jets on January 5, 2011.[3] He was waived on August 11.[4]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

On August 14, 2011, Powell signed with the Atlanta Falcons. He was released on December 2, 2011. He was signed to the practice squad on December 6, 2011.

New York Giants[edit]

Powell was signed by the New York Giants on August 14, 2012.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carlton Powell, CBS Sports, archived from the original on February 4, 2011, retrieved February 4, 2011 
  2. ^ Carlton Powell, NFL Draft Scout, archived from the original on February 4, 2011, retrieved February 4, 2011 
  3. ^ Vrentas, Jenny (January 5, 2011). "Special teams coach Mike Westhoff says Jets appealing $100,000 fine for tripping incident". The Star-Ledger. Advance Publications. Archived from the original on January 7, 2011. Retrieved January 7, 2011. 
  4. ^ Cimini, Rich (August 11, 2011). "Notebook: Rex content with TE situation". ESPN. Archived from the original on August 11, 2011. Retrieved August 11, 2011. 

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