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David Carr
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Carr at 49ers training camp in August 2010
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-07-21) July 21, 1979 (age 42)
Place of birth: Bakersfield, California
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 212 lb (96 kg)
Career information
College: Fresno State
NFL Draft: 2002 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Super Bowl champion (XLVI)
  • NFL completion percentage leader (2006)
  • Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award (2001)
  • Fresno State Bulldogs No. 8 retired
Career NFL statistics
Passing yards 14,452
TDINT 65–71
Completion percentage 59.7
Passer rating 74.9
Rushing yards 1,328
Rushing touchdowns 9
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David Duke Carr (born July 21, 1979) is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Houston Texans first overall in the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Fresno State. Carr also played professionally for the Carolina Panthers, New York Giants, and San Francisco 49ers. He received a Super Bowl ring as a backup for the Giants after their victory over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI. Carr's status as a number one draft pick and subsequent career has led to him being considered a draft bust.

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