Rubin Carter (American football)
|Title||Defensive Line Coach|
December 12, 1952 |
Pompano Beach, Florida, U.S.
|Alma mater||Miami (FL)|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Denver Broncos (DL)
Miami Killian High School (DL)
San Jose State (DL)
Washington Redskins (DL)
New York Jets (DL)
New Mexico (DL)
|Head coaching record|
Rubin Carter is a former defensive tackle in the National Football League for the Denver Broncos, and current College football defensive lineman coach for Purdue University. He is the father of Andre Carter. From 2005-2007, Carter was the Head Coach of the Florida A&M Rattlers football team. 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. Rubin Carter was inducted into the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame in 1992. Carter is African-American.
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" by winning more games and generating more money.
|Florida A&M Rattlers (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) (2005–2007)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
|†Indicates Bowl Coalition, Bowl Alliance, BCS, or CFP / New Years' Six bowl.
#Rankings from final Coaches Poll.
°Rankings from final AP Poll.
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- 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.