Signed by New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent, May 12, 2014…Waived by Saints, June 2, 2014…Signed by Oakland Raiders, Aug. 6, 2014…Waived by Raiders, Aug. 30, 2014…Re-signed by Raiders to practice squad, Sept. 1, 2014…Signed by Raiders to active roster, Dec. 20, 2014.
AT A GLANCE:
2014: In training camp with the Raiders before being signed to the practice squad prior to the start of the season…Played in the Raiders’ final two games of the season…(12/21) vs. Buf.: Made NFL debut, seeing action on special teams…(12/28) at Den.: Contributed on special teams.
COLLEGE: Played in 43 games over four seasons (2008, 2011-13) at BYU…Totaled 149 tackles (77 solo), 4.5 sacks, 13 tackles for loss and two INTs…As a senior, played in six games, recording 36 tackles (16), 2.5 tackles for loss, one sack, one INT, two passes defensed and one fumble recovery before suffering a season-ending knee injury…As a junior in 2012, started all 13 games, recording 55 tackles (30), nine tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries, one forced fumble and a pass breakup…Scored his lone collegiate TD on a fumble return in 2012…Majored in exercise science.
PERSONAL: Attended Connell (Wash.) High School…Was a dual threat as both an offensive and defensive standout…As a senior, recorded 60 carries for 606 yards (10.1 avg.) with nine TDs, and added 34 receptions for 541 yards and 11 TDs…Recognized as an Associated Press 1A first-team offensive and unanimous defensive selection…Also lettered four years in basketball and track…Served a mission in Roseville, Calif. …An Eagle Scout…Majored in exercise science.
Raiders quarterback Derek Carr has appeared in the NFL Draft twice. First as the little brother to 2002 first-overall draft pick David Carr, and then to see himself drafted in 2014. Derek also talks about his dog Bruce Wayne and life as a family man.