Milt Carthens
No. 28     
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1960-10-22) October 22, 1960 (age 59)
Career information
College: Michigan
Debuted in 1987 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1987 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Games played     1
Games started     0
Fumble recoveries     0

Milton B. Carthens (born October 22, 1960) is a former American football player. He graduated from Bloomfield Hills Lahser High School in 1980 and enrolled at the University of Michigan. He played at the tight end position for University of Michigan from 1980 to 1983. In October 1983, Carthens caught two passes for 49 yards, including a 23-yard touchdown pass from Steve Smith Smith in a victory over Michigan State.[1] He was drafted by the Michigan Panthers in the 1984 USFL Territorial Draft.[2] He played in the National Football League for the Indianapolis Colts in 1987, appearing in one game during the 1987 NFL season. He signed with the Detroit Lions in May 1988,[3] but was waived in late August 1988.[4] As of 2010, Carthens was employed as a social worker in Detroit, Michigan.[5]


  1. "Michigan Rolls Over Spartans". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. 1983-10-09.
  3. "For the Record". Wisconsin State Journal. May 3, 1988.
  4. "Transactions". The Galveston Daily News. August 23, 1988.
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