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|Date of birth:||September 5, 1981|
|Place of birth:||Solon, Ohio|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||200 lb (91 kg)|
|NFL draft:||2004 / Round: 5 / Pick: 163|
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Christopher Drew Carter (born September 5, 1981) is a former American football wide receiver of the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the fifth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Ohio State.
He also played for the Oakland Raiders.
Drew Carter Attended Ohio State University. Carter's college career was marred by several injuries to his knees and ankles. He produced 41 catches for 632 yards and one touchdown during his college career.
He spent his rookie season in 2004 on injured reserve after tearing the ACL in his knee during June coaching sessions. He has also missed additional time throughout his career with injuries to his ankle. He made the team roster midway through the 2005 NFL season after the team released Rod Gardner, and made an impact upon his first catch, taking it 44 yards to set up a Panthers score. In 2007 Carter had his most productive NFL season, making 38 catches for 517 yards and 4 touchdowns, all of which were among the team's top three performances.
On Saturday August 23, 2008 Carter suffered a season-ending injury when he tore the ACL in his left knee during the Oakland Raiders third preseason game versus the Arizona Cardinals. He was placed on injured reserve on August 25.