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Drew Carter
No. 18     
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-09-05) September 5, 1981 (age 40)
Place of birth: Solon, Ohio
Career information
College: Ohio State
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 5 / Pick: 163
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Carolina Panthers ( 2004 2007)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Receptions     71
Receiving Yards     977
Receiving touchdowns     8
Stats at NFL.com

Christopher Drew Carter (born September 5, 1981) is a former American football wide receiver of the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the fifth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Ohio State.

He also played for the Oakland Raiders.

Early years

At Solon High School, Carter tallied 33 receptions for 890 yards and thirteen touchdowns as a senior in his first season of football. He registered three touchdown catches in his football debut.

College career

Drew Carter Attended Ohio State University. Carter's college career was marred by several injuries to his knees and ankles. He produced 41 catches for 632 yards and one touchdown during his college career.

Professional career

Carolina Panthers

Carter spent his rookie season in 2004 on injured reserve after tearing his ACL during June coaching sessions. He missed additional time throughout his career with injuries to his ankle. He made the team roster midway through the 2005 NFL season after the team released Rod Gardner, and taking his first catch 44 yards to set up a Panthers score. In the Panthers' three post-season games that season, he had 4 receptions for 131 yards and a touchdown, a franchise record for most yards per catch in a single postseason (32.75). In 2007 Carter had his most productive NFL regular season, making 38 catches for 517 yards and 4 touchdowns, all of which were among the team's top three performances.

Oakland Raiders

On March 12, 2008, he signed with the Oakland Raiders as a free agent.

On Saturday August 23, 2008 Carter suffered a season-ending injury when he tore the ACL in his left knee during the Oakland Raiders third preseason game versus the Arizona Cardinals. He was placed on injured reserve on August 25.

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