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Carlton Eugene Powell, Jr. (born August 14, 1985)[1] is a former American football defensive tackle. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Virginia Tech.

Carlton Powell
No. 61, 97, 73
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1985-08-14) August 14, 1985 (age 33)
Norfolk, Virginia
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:312 lb (142 kg)
Career information
College:Virginia Tech
NFL Draft:2008 / Round: 5 / Pick: 148
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles:1
Sacks:0
Forced fumbles:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Powell was also a member of the Cleveland Browns, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New York Jets, Atlanta Falcons, and New York Giants.

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Professional careerEdit

Pre-draftEdit

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 2 in
(1.88 m)
292 lb
(132 kg)
5.10 s 1.65 s 2.93 s 4.87 s 7.78 s 22.5 in
(0.57 m)
9 ft 0 in
(2.74 m)
23 reps -
Results taken from Combine workout.[2]

First stint with BroncosEdit

Powell was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He was placed on the PUP list on July 25, 2008 with a ruptured Achilles tendon. He was waived on September 4, 2009.

Cleveland BrownsEdit

Powell was signed to the Cleveland Browns practice squad on October 6, 2009 and released on October 20.

Second stint with BroncosEdit

Powell was re-signed by the Denver Broncos on November 3, 2009 and placed on the practice squad.

Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit

Powell was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on May 18, 2010. He was released on September 4.

New York JetsEdit

Powell was signed to a reserve/future contract by the New York Jets on January 5, 2011.[3] He was waived on August 11.[4]

Atlanta FalconsEdit

On August 14, 2011, Powell signed with the Atlanta Falcons. He was released on December 2, 2011. He was signed to the practice squad on December 6, 2011.

New York GiantsEdit

Powell was signed by the New York Giants on August 14, 2012.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Carlton Powell, CBS Sports, archived from the original on February 4, 2011, retrieved February 4, 2011
  2. ^ Carlton Powell, NFL Draft Scout, archived from the original on February 4, 2011, retrieved February 4, 2011
  3. ^ Vrentas, Jenny (January 5, 2011). "Special teams coach Mike Westhoff says Jets appealing $100,000 fine for tripping incident". The Star-Ledger. Advance Publications. Archived from the original on January 7, 2011. Retrieved January 7, 2011.
  4. ^ Cimini, Rich (August 11, 2011). "Notebook: Rex content with TE situation". ESPN. Archived from the original on August 11, 2011. Retrieved August 11, 2011.

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