15 Facts About Andre Carter


Rubin Andre Carter was born on May 12,1979 and is an American football coach recently for Louisiana State University and former player in the National Football League.


Andre Carter attended Oak Grove High School in San Jose, California.


Andre Carter was rated as the top defensive lineman and a high school All-America selection by Parade magazine.


Andre Carter was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the first round of the 2001 NFL Draft.


Andre Carter signed a six-year, $30 million contract with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 14,2006.


Andre Carter showed much improvement in 2007, with 55 tackles, 10.5 sacks, and four forced fumbles.


Andre Carter announced on his Twitter page on August 7,2011 that he would be playing for the New England Patriots in the 2011 NFL season.

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Andre Carter received a $500k signing bonus and the chance to earn another $500k in incentives, making the contract worth up to $2.75 million.


On November 13,2011, Andre Carter had a career game against the New York Jets, recording 4 sacks and tying the Patriots single game sack record.


On Sunday, December 18,2011 while playing against the Denver Broncos, Andre Carter tore his left quadriceps tendon and missed the remainder of the 2011 regular season as well as the playoffs, as he underwent surgery.


Andre Carter re-signed with the Patriots on October 22,2013 to add a veteran presence to a Patriots defense that lost Vince Wilfork and Jerod Mayo to season-ending injuries earlier in the season.


On February 10,2017 Andre Carter was hired by the Miami Dolphins as an assistant defensive line coach.


In 2021 Andre Carter became the defensive Line Coach at Louisiana State University.


Andre Carter is the son of former Denver Broncos defensive tackle Rubin Andre Carter.


Andre Carter has a wife, Bethany, and two children: stepdaughter, Aysha, born in 1993, and a son, Quincy, born in 2007.