Derek Carr

Team: New Orleans Saints
Position: QB
Height: 6-3
Weight: 215
Arms: 31 1/2
Hands: 9 1/4
Experience: 10
College: Fresno State
Age: 32

Derek Carr is an accomplished quarterback who plays for the Las Vegas Raiders in the National Football League (NFL). Born Derek Dallas Carr on March 28, 1991, in Fresno, California, his passion for football began at a young age and grew under the influence of his older brother David Carr, who was also an NFL quarterback.

After graduating from Clements High School in Sugar Land, Texas, where he exhibited his skill and grit on the gridiron, Carr went on to attend Fresno State University. At Fresno State, he became one of the top quarterbacks in the nation, setting multiple school records. He was the recipient of the Sammy Baugh Trophy in 2013, given annually to the nation’s top college passer.

Carr’s professional career kicked off in 2014 after being drafted in the second round by the Oakland (now Las Vegas) Raiders. He quickly made his presence felt in the league when he became the Raiders’ starting quarterback in his rookie season. This set the stage for a memorable career, which includes three Pro Bowl selections, as one of the most respected players in the Raiders’ organization.

One of Carr’s most notable achievements was leading the Raiders to their first postseason appearance since 2002 during the 2016 season where he finished tied for third in MVP voting. Unfortunately, his season was cut short due to a broken leg in Week 16, which ruled him out of the postseason that year.

Known for his intelligence, strong arm, accuracy and resilience, Carr has consistently been rated among the top quarterbacks in the NFL. Over his career, he has passed for more than 26,896 yards with 170 touchdowns, demonstrating his capability as a competent leader and reliable performer.

Off the field, Carr is well known for his Christian faith and charity work, continually using his platform to positively impact the communities around him. He regularly speaks about how his relationship with God is his main driving force both on and off the pitch. In 2018, he received the Athletes in Action/Bart Starr Award, which is given to an NFL player who best exemplifies outstanding character and leadership in the home, on the field and in the community.

Also notable in his personal life, Carr is married to his college sweetheart, Heather Neel, and the pair have three children together. He often expresses his love for his family on social media, emphasizing that they are his source of inspiration and moral support.

Throughout his career, Carr has demonstrated a level of commitment that undoubtedly makes him one of the cornerstones of the Raiders franchise. Facing injuries, team struggles, and changes in the team’s leadership and locale, he has shown remarkable fortitude and determination. Despite the trials that have tested him, Carr’s resolve has remained unwavering, continually striving to improve his performance and lead his team to success.

With his ability, leadership qualities, and dedication, Derek Carr remains one of the outstanding quarterbacks in the NFL. His story is one of success, perseverance and resilience, marking him as not just an accomplished athlete, but an individual of exceptional character.

Latest Stats

Detroit Lions vs. New Orleans Saints on Dec 03, 2023 Stats (home)
projected_passing_yards: 311.4
projected_passing_attempts: 44.7
projected_rushing_attempts: 2.3
projected_passing_completions: 29.4

Las Vegas Raiders vs. Jacksonville Jaguars on Nov 06, 2022 Stats (away)
projected_passing_yards: 261.9
projected_passing_attempts: 34.8
projected_rushing_attempts: 1.3
projected_passing_completions: 22.7

Las Vegas Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs on Oct 10, 2022 Stats (away)
projected_passing_yards: 142.6
projected_passing_attempts: 19.7
projected_passing_completions: 13.3

Las Vegas Raiders vs. Cincinnati Bengals on Jan 15, 2022 Stats (away)
projected_passing_yards: 310

Los Angeles Chargers vs. Las Vegas Raiders on Jan 09, 2022 Stats (home)
projected_passing_yards: 163

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Las Vegas Raiders on Nov 21, 2021 Stats (home)
projected_passing_yards: 215

Las Vegas Raiders vs. New York Giants on Nov 07, 2021 Stats (away)
projected_passing_yards: 296

Las Vegas Raiders vs. Los Angeles Chargers on Oct 04, 2021 Stats (away)
projected_passing_yards: 196