Markell Carter

Markell Carter
Markell Carter
No. 49     New England Patriots
Personal information
Date of birth: December 31, 1989 (1989-12-31) (age 21)
Place of birth: Bartlesville, Oklahoma
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 252 lb (114 kg)
Career information
College: Central Arkansas
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 6 / Pick: 194
Debuted in 2011 for the New England Patriots
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 1, 2011
Games played     0
Games started     0
Fumbles recovered     0

Markell Carter is an American football outside linebacker for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Patriots with the 194th overall pick in the 6th round of the 2011 NFL Draft.


Early life

He was born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma on December 31, 1989 and later graduated from Bartlesville High School. He then attended Central Arkansas and played on the football team.

Professional career


Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 4 3/8 in 252 lb 4.70 s 1.71 s 2.74 s 4.45 s 7.43 s 35 1/2 in 10 ft 1 in 17 rep N/A
All values from NFL Draft Scout[1]


After the 2011 NFL Lockout, Carter finally signed with the Patriots [2] and reported to training camp as one of the first two rookies to sign with the team along with tight end Lee Smith. He was released during final cuts but almost immediately re-signed to the practice squad.

External links


  1. ^ "Markell Carter, DS #21 OLB, Central Arkansas". 2011-03-09. Retrieved 2011-05-03. 
  2. ^ "Patriots sign two rookies and 12 undrafted free agents". 2011-07-27. Retrieved 2011-07-28.