Christopher Darnell Carter (born April 6, 1989) is an American football linebacker for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Fresno State.
Carter was a standout in high school, where he was teammates with former Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Shawn Moore. He played college football at Fresno State.
He was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He was released on August 30, 2014.
Carter signed with the Indianapolis Colts on September 9, 2014. Carter was waived by the Colts on October 8, 2014.
Carter signed with the Cincinnati Bengals on December 3, 2014. The Bengals released Carter on December 15, 2015.
On December 21, 2015, Carter was signed by the Baltimore Ravens. He was re-signed by the Ravens on March 15, 2016.  He was released on October 12, 2016.
Second stint with the Colts
On October 13, 2016, Carter was signed by the Indianapolis Colts.