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Chris Carter (DE/OLB, Fresno State)

Discussion in '2011 Draft Archive' started by PackersRS, Mar 21, 2011.

  1. PackersRS

    PackersRS Cheesehead

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    Porto Alegre, Brazil
    NFL Draft Prospect: LB Chris Carter - Video

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vr6rRlyPJhA]YouTube - Draft Preview: Chris Carter[/ame]

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMVtxfRt8ok]YouTube - Chris Carter, DE, Fresno State (2009)[/ame]

    according to National Football Post:Chris Carter
    By NflDraftScout Chris Carter, Fresno State, NFL Draft - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com
    What really took my interest was his outstanding combine numbers.
    1.59 10-yard split, 36 vertical, 4.34 20-yard shuttle, 6.88 3-cone drill. Those are usually indicative of an elite 3-4 OLB.

    His motor and unfamiliarity with the position will no doubt turn off teams, but based on athleticism alone, he's an elite prospect, the second best 3-4 OLB in the draft behind Von Miller.
  2. Calhoun Lambeau

    Calhoun Lambeau Cheesehead

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    Feb 6, 2011
    Menasha, WI
    He's a guy that definitely fits the bill as an OLB for us. The only negatives he really has is inexperience playing linebacker and the transition to playing in space that comes with it, and that's something that more than half the 34 rush linebackers have when they come to the NFL from having been college DE's. For me he's a 3rd round guy.

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