Carwell Gardner
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1966-11-27) November 27, 1966 (age 53)
Place of birth: Baltimore, Maryland
High School: Trinity High School
Louisville, Kentucky
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
College: Kentucky / Louisville
NFL Draft: 1990 / Round: 2 / Pick: 42
Debuted in 1990 for the Buffalo Bills
Last played in 1997 for the San Diego Chargers
Career history
* Buffalo Bills (1990-1995)
Career highlights and awards
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Career NFL statistics as of 1997
Games played-started     101-30
Rushing attempts-yards     211-749
Receptions-yards     36-281
Fumble recoveries     7
Touchdowns     12
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Carwell Ernest Gardner (born November 27, 1966 in Louisville, Kentucky) is a former professional American football fullback in the National Football League. He played eight seasons for the Buffalo Bills (1990–1995), the Baltimore Ravens (1996), and the San Diego Chargers (1997). He played college football at the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville.

Gardner caught the first regular season pass in Baltimore Ravens history on September 1, 1996.

Gardner grew up with 3 brothers in Louisville, KY.

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