Carlos Carson
No. 87, 88     
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1958-12-28) December 28, 1958 (age 62)
Place of birth: Lake Worth, Florida
Career information
College: Louisiana State
NFL Draft: 1980 / Round: 5 / Pick: 114
Debuted in 1980 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1989 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Receptions     353
Receiving yards     6,372
Touchdowns     33
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Carlos Andre Carson[1] (born December 28, 1958 in Lake Worth, Florida) is a former professional American football player drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fifth round of the 1980 NFL Draft. A 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m), 184 lb wide receiver from Louisiana State University, Carson played in 10 NFL seasons from 1980 to 1989. His best year came during the 1983 season when he caught 80 receptions for 1,351 yards and seven touchdowns.[2] During that same season, Carson had the second most receiving yards in the NFL, only behind Philadelphia Eagles receiver Mike Quick with 1,409 yards. Since his days as a Pro Bowl NFL player, Carson franchised two McDonald's locations in Independence, Missouri[citation needed].


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