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.
|Born:||September 5, 1981|
|Height:||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Weight:||200 lb (91 kg)|
|High school:||Solon (OH)|
|NFL Draft:||2004 / Round: 5 / Pick: 163|
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He also played for the Oakland Raiders.
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.
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.
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.