Fred Carr

Freddie Alton Carr (August 19, 1946 – February 19, 2018) was an American football player who played linebacker for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL) from 1968 to 1977.[1]

Carr attended Phoenix Union High School where he competed in basketball, and representing P.U.H.S. as a discus thrower and in the shot put. Fred was in the top ten discus throwers in the US in his senior year.[2] He played for Phoenix College before transferring to the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) in 1965, where he was called "Probably the best overall linebacker in school history."[3] Fred was inducted into the UTEP Athletics Hall of Fame, September 23, 2005, and would later also be elected to the Phoenix College (PCAA) Hall of Fame in their inaugural class of 2007.[4]

Carr was drafted in the first round of the 1968 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers. Carr's professional career spanned 10 seasons, all with the Packers. He retired from pro football in 1977.[5]

Carr died on February 19, 2018, after suffering from dementia and prostate cancer, at the age of 71.[6]

Fred Carr
No. 53
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born:August 19, 1946
Phoenix, Arizona
Died:February 19, 2018 (aged 71)
Phoenix, Arizona
Career information
High school:Phoenix (AZ) Union
College:UTEP
NFL Draft:1968 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Interceptions:8
INT yards:98
Touchdowns:1
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

References

  1. ^ "Fred Carr Statistics". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved October 16, 2008.
  2. ^ "UTEP Centennial football team bios". El Paso Times. Retrieved September 5, 2014.
  3. ^ "Hall of Fame 2005 Inductees". UTEP. Archived from the original on October 19, 2012. Retrieved September 5, 2014.
  4. ^ "Hall of Fame Members". Phoenix College. Archived from the original on September 5, 2014. Retrieved September 5, 2014.
  5. ^ "Packers.com - Fred Carr". Packers.com. Retrieved October 16, 2008.
  6. ^ Obert, Richard (February 20, 2018). "Green Bay Packers great Fred Carr dies at 71, leaving legacy at South Mountain, in south Phoenix". The Arizona Republic.
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