Derek Carr

Date of Birth
Mar 27, 1991
Fresno State
214 lbs

Derek Carr


Derek Dallas Carr was born in Fresno, California on March 28, 1991. A quarterback for the Oakland Raiders, he previously played college football at California State University, Fresno.

As a youngster, Carr began his football career at Clements High School, located in Sugar Land, Texas. After the school's starting quarterback suffered an injury, Carr took over the role as a sophomore and threw for 1,246 yards and 12 touchdowns. As a junior, he led Clements to an undefeated 13-0 season, before transferring to Bakersfield Christian High School in Bakersfield, California for his senior year. As a senior, he registered 4,067 passing yards and the National Private Schools Athletic Association named him as the National Player of the Year.

Carr joined the Fresno State Bulldogs in 2009 and was im...