36 Facts About Adam Carriker


Adam Eugene Carriker was born on May 6,1984 and is a former American football defensive end.

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Adam Carriker was drafted by the St Louis Rams in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft.

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Adam Carriker played college football at the University of Nebraska.

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Adam Carriker moved to Kennewick, Washington, at the age of three, and attended Kennewick High School, where he played quarterback and defensive end.

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Adam Carriker was a three-year starter at quarterback and team captain for three years.

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Additionally, Adam Carriker was a three-time All-Conference selection in baseball and ran track.

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Adam Carriker received all-state honors for his shot put prowess and long jump efforts as a senior.

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Adam Carriker finished the year with three tackles and three quarterback hurries.

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Adam Carriker played in his first bowl game, the 2003 Alamo Bowl after the regular season.

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Adam Carriker played in 10 games with eight starts in the 2004 campaign, and finished with 36 tackles, including seven tackles for loss and three sacks for 18 yards.

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Adam Carriker led Nebraska with 21 quarterback hurries, 10 more than any other Husker defender.

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Adam Carriker capped 2005 with one tackle in the Alamo Bowl victory over the University of Michigan.

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In 2006, Adam Carriker earned Nebraska's Defensive MVP honor for the second straight season, and was honored as the Big 12 Defensive Lineman of the Year by the league's coaches.

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Adam Carriker finished the season with a team-leading seven sacks and ranked second on the team with 16 tackles behind the line of scrimmage.

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Adam Carriker finished with 41 career tackles for loss to rank fifth in the program's history.

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Adam Carriker has 20½ career sacks to rank sixth on the Cornhusker charts.

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Adam Carriker was drafted in the first round, with the 13th overall pick, by the St Louis Rams.

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Adam Carriker started all 16 games of his rookie season at defensive tackle instead of his college position, defensive end.

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Adam Carriker, who bulked up from the 296 pounds he weighed at the NFL combine, weighed in the 305-pound range during the 2007 season.

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Adam Carriker was voted the Rams Rookie of the Year called the Carroll Rosenbloom Memorial Award, finishing with 2 sacks, 30 tackles, and a safety.

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Adam Carriker was traded to the Washington Redskins on April 20,2010.

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Adam Carriker wants to play with strength and power, and he does a pretty good job of it.

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Adam Carriker stopped Houston RB Arian Foster for a 2-yard loss in the second quarter after he made a quick step inside the pulling left guard.

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Adam Carriker beat a double team on the first play of the second half to stop Foster for a gain of one.

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On March 13,2012, Adam Carriker re-signed with the Washington Redskins for four years on a $20 million contract with $7 million guaranteed.

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Adam Carriker had his contract restructured to help with the salary cap penalty that the Washington Redskins faced last season on March 11,2013.

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Adam Carriker participated in the first NFL Veteran Combine in March 2015.

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Adam Carriker was the only player at the Veteran Combine to do the bench press and performed 40 reps of 225 pounds, which was three more reps than the highest total at the 2015 NFL Combine.

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Adam Carriker has used his Business degree and his TV prowess to appear multiple times on Fox News and Fox Business, as a frequently requested business and political analyst.

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Adam Carriker has made multiple public appearances with Nebraska congressional representatives in Washington, DC.

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WWE has shown recent interest in Adam Carriker and extended an open invitation to him, to come and work with the company at his discretion.

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In June 2012, the show gained notoriety among wrestling fans after Adam Carriker conducted his first interview with WWE wrestler Heath Slater.

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Adam Carriker has a cited a friendship with Carriker during his interviews on the show as the reason for his frequent appearances.

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Adam Carriker has served as a recurring motivational speaker as well.

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Adam Carriker recently announced on his Twitter that he is launching a foundation.

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Adam Carriker initially put in his bio that he was excited to announce there would be more information on his charity coming soon.

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