74 Facts About Derek Carr

1. Derek Carr is married to Heather Neel with whom he shares two sons with—Dallas and Deker Luke.

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2. Derek Carr found his way into the NFL in the 2014 NFL Draft as the 36th overall pick in the second round of the draft when he was selected by the Oakland Raiders.

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3. Derek Carr often has to be away from home for a long time and Heather passionately waits for him to return.

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4. Derek Carr makes a mistake at practice, he's correcting Gruden before Gruden even has a chance to correct him sometime.

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5. Derek Carr was great 2 seasons back, you dont just give up on a talented QB.

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6. Derek Carr has tattoos on his wrists, the left citing a verse from the Biblical Book of Jeremiah and the right depicting a Chi Rho.

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7. Derek Carr rushed for his first career rushing touchdown on a quarterback sneak.

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8. Derek Carr was ranked 60th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018.

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9. Derek Carr was ranked 11th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2017.

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10. Derek Carr surpassed 10,000 career passing yards and helped the Raiders take back sole possession of the division lead from the Kansas City Chiefs.

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11. Derek Carr earned his first AFC Offensive Player of the Week honor for his performance against the Buccaneers.

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12. Derek Carr became the first Raiders quarterback to be named to the Pro Bowl since Rich Gannon in 2002.

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13. Derek Carr became the first Raiders quarterback to start all 16 games since Rich Gannon in 2002.

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14. Derek Carr was born in Bakersfield, California, the youngest of three children to Rodger and Sheryl Carr.

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15. Derek Carr was drafted by the Raiders in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

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16. Derek Carr was the highest paid player in terms of average money per day.

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17. Derek Carr was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft in 2014.

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18. Derek Carr was born in Bakersfield, California and holds the nationality of America.

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19. In 2014, Derek Carr was drafted by the Raiders in the second round.

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20. Derek Carr was recently informed by the Raiders that the organization views him as their quarterback now and for the foreseeable future and has no intention of trading him, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports, citing sources.

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21. Derek Carr will have a short turnaround with a Thursday night tilt in San Francisco on the docket for Week 9.

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22. Derek Carr undoubtedly took a step back last season with a lower passer rating than the previous two seasons, but it appears many people across the NFL community have dubbed it far more than just a little regression.

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23. Derek Carr would go on to throw for over three thousand yards and 21 touchdowns.

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24. Derek Carr was 8th in Heisman Trophy votes his senior year.

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25. In 2013 Derek Carr won the Sammy Baugh Trophy awarded to the top collegiate passer.

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26. Derek Carr is an American football quarterback for the Oakland Raiders, and he is married to Heather Neel.

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27. In 2013, Derek Carr won the Sammy Baugh Trophy, which is awarded annually by the Touchdown Club of Columbus to the nation's top collegiate passer.

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28. In 2013, Derek Carr won the Sammy Baugh Trophy, which is awarded annually to the country's top college QB.

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29. Derek Carr has not passed for 300 yards in three consecutive games and has almost as many interceptions (five) as TDs (six) during that time.

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30. Derek Carr is our brother he fully supported our decision to make this statement we discussed this as a TEAM and we all have each other's back.

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31. David Duke Derek Carr played with the Texans until 2007 when he joined the Carolina Panthers on April 6.

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32. Derek Carr has a brother; David Duke Carr who was formerly a professional American football quarterback in the NFL.

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33. Derek Carr is married to Heather Neel with whom he shares two sons with—Dallas and Deker Luke.

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34. Derek Carr is definitely one of the brightest footballers playing in the American National Football League.

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35. At the time, Derek Carr was at the Fresno State practice field.

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36. Derek Carr got the message, and nobody was happier about it than his family.

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37. Derek Carr had simply been messing with her to get her to talk to him.

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38. Derek Carr was selected by the Oakland Raiders with the 36th overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft.

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39. Derek Carr took over the starting quarterback position for the Fresno State Bulldogs in Fall 2011.

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40. Derek Carr continued his football career at California State University at Fresno.

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41. Derek Carr was born to parents Rodger and Sheryl on March 28, 1991 in Fresno, California.

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42. Derek Carr vowed early this week to continue winning and further breaking up the NFL draft order.

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43. Derek Carr led the Raiders to a come-from-behind win, completing 19-of-31 passes for 192 yards and two touchdowns.

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44. Derek Carr was enjoying a pedestrian afternoon before the Raiders' game-winning drive.

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45. Derek Carr echoed Gruden's thoughts, saying he couldn't believe it took this long for a camera to capture their disagreement.

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46. Derek Carr said he checks on Crabtree to see how he's doing.

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47. Derek Carr described Crabtree as "one of the most competitive people I've ever been around.

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48. Derek Carr hurried and spiked a pass with 2 seconds remaining.

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49. Derek Carr has thrown 157 passes in the five games plus a quarter since.

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50. Derek Carr wants Raiders to avoid getting No 1 draft pick.

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51. At the start of the play Derek Carr had dropped back in the pocket for what looked to be a deep pass attempt.

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52. Derek Carr is a conservative passer by nature, but this isn't all of his fault.

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53. Derek Carr went into the medical tent on the sideline in Baltimore for a concussion check after hitting his head before halftime against the Ravens.

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54. Derek Carr is completing 70.6 percent of his passes.

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55. Derek Carr had never taken more than 31 sacks in a season until this season.

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56. Derek Carr delivered during the Raiders' opening drive, connecting with tight end Lee Smith for a 30-yard gain on fourth and short to set up a opening Doug Martin touchdown run.

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57. Derek Carr was under duress on 39 percent of his dropbacks against four-man pressure, well above his season average of 21 percent, the third-lowest mark in the NFL entering the game.

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58. Derek Carr taking lumps as Raiders guarantee another losing season.

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59. Derek Carr entered the 2018 season with a new head coach in Jon Gruden.

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60. Derek Carr finished with 3,496 passing yards, 22 touchdowns, and 13 interceptions.

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61. On June 22, 2017, Derek Carr signed a five-year, $125 million contract extension with $40 million fully guaranteed, $70 million in total guarantees and a $12.5 million signing bonus.

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62. Derek Carr was ranked 100th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.

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63. Derek Carr threw for 333 yards and four touchdowns and a 130.9 passer rating in a win against the New York Jets the next week.

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64. Derek Carr continued his dominance into Week 3 against the Cleveland Browns.

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65. Derek Carr had a career day against the Ravens as he threw over 350 yards and three touchdowns and most importantly threw the game-winning touchdown to wide receiver Seth Roberts with 26 seconds remaining.

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66. Derek Carr finished his rookie season with 3,270 passing yards, 21 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions.

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67. Derek Carr posted a 140.2 rating, the highest for a Raiders quarterback since Rich Gannon in 2001.

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68. Derek Carr was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft with the 36th overall pick.

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69. Derek Carr enrolled as an early-entry freshman for the spring semester at Fresno State in 2009 so he could participate in spring football with the Bulldogs.

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70. Derek Carr set a new school record when he passed for six touchdowns and ran for two in a blowout win against small school Fowler High at home.

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71. Derek Carr would eventually set a Central Section record by throwing 544 yards in a win against Arvin High School on November 7, 2008.

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72. On October 29, 2008, Derek Carr was selected by ESPN RISE as the National Football Player of the Week after passing for 441 yards and three touchdowns in a game against Tehachapi High School five days earlier.

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73. Derek Carr was the program's first recruit of the 2009 class.

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74. Derek Carr made gradual progress as a starter for the Clements High School Rangers.

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