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Greg Carr
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-10-08) October 8, 1985 (age 34)
Place of birth: Citra, Florida
Career information
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of 2008
Stats at CFL.ca

Greg Carr (born October 8, 1985 in Citra, Florida) is a professional Canadian football wide receiver for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. After playing college football at Florida State, Carr was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2009.

Early yearsEdit

Carr played high school football at North Marion High School in Citra, Florida. He earned first team all-state honors in Class 3A as a junior and senior. He was also a star basketball player, earning first team honors during his senior year.

College careerEdit

During Carr's freshman year he led all Florida State receivers in yards per reception with 20.6 and receiving touchdowns with nine. He also tied former Virginia Cavaliers and current Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller's ACC record for receiving touchdowns by a freshman. His great season earned him second team All-ACC and third team freshman All-American. During his sophomore year he made 34 receptions for 619 yards and 12 touchdowns, helping him earn a second team All-ACC selection. During his junior campaign he made 45 receptions for 795 and four touchdowns. As a senior Carr made 39 receptions for 542 yards and four touchdowns.

Carr finished his career at Florida State ranking fifth in the schools history in career receptions and receiving yards with 148 receptions for 2,574 yards, and second in touchdowns with 29.

Professional careerEdit

San Diego ChargersEdit

He was not drafted in the 2009 NFL Draft and signed with the San Diego Chargers after the draft. The Chargers waived Carr on August 31.

Winnipeg Blue BombersEdit

Greg Carr was added to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Practice Roster September 1, 2010. He was activated for the game against the Montreal Alouettes on September 25. His first catch in the CFL was a 74-yard touchdown, his second catch was a 71-yard touchdown. Carr left the game in the third quarter with a leg injury but had caught 4 passes for 185-yards and 2 touchdowns.

Edmonton EskimosEdit

After becoming a free agent, Carr signed with the Edmonton Eskimos on February 16, 2012.[1]

Saskatchewan RoughridersEdit

On September 5, 2012, Carr was traded along with a fifth round draft pick in the 2013 CFL Draft to the Saskatchewan Roughriders for the playing rights to Matthew O'Donnell and a fourth round draft pick in the 2013 CFL Draft.[2]

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