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Jerome Carter
No. 23     Virginia Destroyers
Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-10-25) October 25, 1982 (age 37)
Place of birth: Lake City, Florida
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 219 lb (99 kg)
Career information
College: Florida State
NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 4 / Pick: 117
Debuted in 2005 for the St. Louis Rams
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at NFL.com

Jerome Carter (born October 25, 1982 in Lake City, Florida) is an American football safety for the Virginia Destroyers of the United Football League. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Florida State.

Carter has also been a member of the Dallas Cowboys and Florida Tuskers.

Early yearsEdit

Carter attended Columbia High School in Lake City, Florida, where he first team All-State selection, and as a senior, was named the top player in the state by The Gainesville Sun, and the Class 5A Player of the Year by the Florida Association of Coaches.[1]

College careerEdit

Carter played college football at Florida State University where he finished his career with 257 tackles, 2.5 sacks and three interceptions. Carter was elected defensive team captain as a senior and was voted honorable mention All-Atlantic Coast Conference as a junior. He majored in social science.

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draftEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Height Weight 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20 ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
5-11⅜ * 228 * 4.47 * 1.58 * 2.64 * 4.11 * 7.19 * 35" * 10'01" * 21 * 13 *
*At NFL Combine **At FSU Pro Day

St. Louis RamsEdit

Carter was selected by the St. Louis Rams in the fourth round (117th overall) in the 2005 NFL Draft. In his rookie season he played in 14 games and finished the campaign with 38 tackles including a career-high 12 tackles at the Houston Texans on November 27.

In 2006, Carter made 18 tackles and recorded two interceptions. The first of his career came against the Detroit Lions on October 1.

Carter's 2007 season was cut short and only played in five games due to a foot injury. He finished the season with two tackles.

On March 11, 2008, Carter re-signed for the Rams as an unrestricted free agent. However, he was released by the Rams during final cuts on August 29, 2008 and spent the season out of football.

Dallas CowboysEdit

On January 12, 2009, Carter was signed to a future contract by the Dallas Cowboys. He was waived on August 5, 2009.

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