Carlos Emmons (American football)
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1973-09-03) September 3, 1973 (age 46)
Place of birth: Greenwood, Mississippi
Career information
College: Arkansas St.
NFL Draft: 1996 / Round: 7 / Pick: 242
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Pittsburgh Steelers ( 1996 1999)
Career highlights and awards
Tackles     645
Sacks     19.0
Interceptions     5
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Carlos Antoine Emmons (born September 3, 1973) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League. Emmons is President/CEO of Emmons, LLC. and owns a restaurant/bar called Wet Willie's in Atlanta, GA located at 2450 Piedmont Rd NE which opened March 5, 2010.


Emmons started playing football in seventh grade as an offensive lineman before moving to wide receiver in eighth grade. He attended Greenwood High School and played defensive back and linebacker. After high school, he played college football at Arkansas State University, where he was a four-year starter and received his BS in Business Management in December 1995. He earned second-team All-Big West Conference honors following his senior season, when he had 63 tackles, including four sacks.

Emmons was drafted in the seventh round of the 1996 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers and played for the Steelers until 1999. In 2000, he began playing with the Philadelphia Eagles and was named team Defensive MVP in his final year. He signed as a free agent by the New York Giants in March 2004 and was released by them on February 12, 2007, after having career-ending back surgery.


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