Rubin Carter (American football)
|Born||December 12, 1952|
Pompano Beach, Florida
|Alma mater||University of Miami|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1987–1988||Denver Broncos (DL)|
|1994–1995||Miami Killian High School (DL)|
|1995–1996||San Jose State (DL)|
|1999–2000||Washington Redskins (DL)|
|2001–2003||New York Jets (DL)|
|2009–2011||New Mexico (DL)|
|Head coaching record|
Rubin Carter (born December 12, 1952) is a former American football player and coach. He most recently served as defensive line coach for Purdue University. Carter played professionally as a defensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL) with the Denver Broncos from 1975 to 1986 Carter was the head coach of the Florida A&M Rattlers football team from 2005 to 2007. Carter has been the defensive line coach at the University of New Mexico under head coach Mike Locksley. Carter graduated from Fort Lauderdale's Stranahan High School in 1971. Carter was inducted into the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame in 1992. Carter is African-American. He is the father of Andre Carter.
In July 2005, Carter replaced Billy Joe to become the new head coach at Florida A&M University. In the 2005 and 2006 seasons, Carter compiled 6–5 and 7–4 records, respectively. After compiling a 3–8 record in the 2007 season, Florida A&M fired Carter, citing that the university needed to "move in a new direction".
Head coaching record
|Florida A&M Rattlers (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) (2005–2007)|
- Kallestad, Brent (2007-11-20). "Florida A&M fires football coach; athletic director resigns". Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved 2007-11-20.
- Adam Rittenburg (February 28, 2013). "Purdue hires Carter as defensive line coach". www.espn.go.com. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved April 17, 2013.