|Date of birth:November 27, 1966|
|Place of birth: Baltimore, Maryland|
| High School: Trinity High School|
|Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)||Weight: 240 lb (109 kg)|
|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|
|* Buffalo Bills (1990-1995)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 1997|
|Stats at NFL.com|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
|Stats at DatabaseFootball.com|
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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