Markell Carter
Get Markell Carter essential facts below. View Videos or join the Markell Carter discussion. Add Markell Carter to your topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Markell Carter
Markell Carter
No. 85, 95, 88
Position: Linebacker/Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1989-07-29) July 29, 1989 (age 29)
Bartlesville, Oklahoma
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school: Bartlesville (OK)
College: Central Arkansas
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 6 / Pick: 194
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Player stats at (archive)
Player stats at

Markell Carter (born July 29, 1989) is a former gridiron football middle linebacker. He was drafted by the New England Patriots with the 194th overall pick in the 6th round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He has a 2-year-old daughter named Teagan and a dog-son named Reggie.

Early life

Markell was born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma on July 29, 1989 and later graduated from Bartlesville High School. He then attended Central Arkansas and played football for the UCA Bears.

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft  in
(1.94 m)
252 lb
(114 kg)
(0.90 m)
10 ft 1 in
(3.07 m)
All values from NFL Draft Scout[1]

New England Patriots

After the 2011 NFL Lockout, Carter finally signed with the Patriots [2] and reported to training camp as one of the first two rookies to sign with the team along with tight end Lee Smith. He was released during final cuts but almost immediately re-signed to the practice squad. He was again released on June 7, 2012.

Calgary Stampeders

Carter signed with the Calgary Stampeders on March 11, 2013.[3][4] In June, 2013, the Stampeders released Carter before training camp opened.[5]

Orlando Predators

Carter was assigned to the Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League on July 25, 2013. He was with the Predators during their playoff game, but did not play. After the season, his contract expired making him a free agent.

Pittsburgh Power

Carter was assigned to the Pittsburgh Power on October 24, 2013.

Orlando Predators

On February 6, 2014, Carter was traded to the Predators, along with Ben Ossai, for Prechae Rodriguez.[6]

Colorado Ice

On March 12, 2014, Carter signed with the Colorado Ice of the Indoor Football League.


  1. ^ "Markell Carter, DS #21 OLB, Central Arkansas". 2011-03-09. Retrieved . 
  2. ^ "Patriots sign two rookies and 12 undrafted free agents". 2011-07-27. Retrieved . 
  3. ^ "Former Alabama Crimson Tide DL Alex Watkins signs with CFL's Calgary Stampeders". March 11, 2013. Retrieved 2013. 
  4. ^ "Stamps sign four with NFL experience, release Obby Khan". Calgary Herald. March 11, 2013. Retrieved 2013. 
  5. ^ "Stampeders cut Carter loose". Stephens Media LLC. June 3, 2013. Retrieved 2013. 
  6. ^ "Predators Complete Two Trades Thursday Night". OurSports Central. February 6, 2014. Retrieved 2014. 

External links

  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.



Top US Cities was developed using's knowledge management platform. It allows users to manage learning and research. Visit defaultLogic's other partner sites below: : Music Genres | Musicians | Musical Instruments | Music Industry