Cris Carter

All-american College Football Player + Professional Football Player + Wide Receiver

Cristopher D. Carter is a former American football player in the National Football League. He played wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles (1987–89), the Minnesota Vikings (1990–2001) and the Miami Dolphins (2002). After starting for the Ohio State University Buckeyes, Carter was drafted by the Eagles in the 4th round of the 1987 NFL supplemental draft.… Read More

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  • Cris Carter On Chandler Jones: 'i Think He Was Smoking Some Marijuana Laced With Pcp'
    LATimes - Jan 15, 2016
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    Espn's Cris Carter Thinks 'dabbing' Dance Is Called 'bapping'
    Huffington Post - Nov 18, 2015
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    Colts Pluck Hall Of Famer's Talented Son From Cfl
    USA Today - Feb 03, 2015
  • Colts Snag Cris Carter's Son From Cfl
    Fox News - Feb 02, 2015


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Cris Carter.


1965 Birth Born on November 25, 1965.


1985 19 Years Old Carter was known for great hands, running precise routes, and for acrobatic leaps. He had remarkable body control and footwork when making catches near the sidelines. At the Citrus Bowl at the end of the 1985 season, Carter caught a ball that quarterback Jim Karsatos was intending to throw away. … Read More


1987 21 Years Old 1 More Event
Prior to Carter's senior season, he secretly signed with notorious sports agent Norby Walters. When the contract was discovered, Carter was ruled ineligible. The absence of Carter in the 1987 offense contributed to a disappointing 6 - 4 - 1 season and the firing of Coach Bruce. … Read More
1988 - 1990 3 More Events
1991 25 Years Old In 1991, Carter stepped forward as Minnesota's top pass catcher. … Read More
1992 26 Years Old Stanford head coach Dennis Green was named as his replacement on January 10, 1992 and began a house cleaning process. "The New Sheriff in Town" released stalwarts like RB Herschel Walker and QB Wade Wilson and traded DT Keith Millard to the Seattle Seahawks. … Read More
1993 27 Years Old In 1993, veteran QB Jim McMahon acted as the team's primary signal caller and Carter had a breakout season. … Read More
1994 28 Years Old Veteran quarterback Warren Moon was acquired before the 1994 season and immediately developed a rapport with Carter. … Read More
1995 29 Years Old Carter teamed up with Moon in 1995 to post his finest statistical season. … Read More


1997 31 Years Old 1 More Event
Carter continued to be the focal point of the Vikings' offense in 1997.
2000 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2000, he was selected as a member of the Ohio State Football All-Century Team. … Read More
2002 36 Years Old Carter spent the spring of 2002 looking for a team. … Read More


2008 - 2011 4 More Events
2013 47 Years Old On February 2, 2013 Carter was announced as an inductee into the Hall of Fame Class of 2013 along with Bill Parcells, Larry Allen, Jonathan Ogden, Warren Sapp, Curley Culp and Dave Robinson. … Read More
2014 48 Years Old Carter also spoke at the 2014 NFL rookie symposium, where he encouraged players to get a fall guy they can trust to take the blame if they get in trouble. … Read More
2015 49 Years Old Carter was chosen to be a coach for a team in the 2015 Pro Bowl, along with Former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver, Michael Irvin. … Read More
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