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Fred Carr
Date of birth: August 19, 1946 (1946-08-19) (age 63)
Place of birth: Phoenix, Arizona
Career information
Position(s): Linebacker
College: Texas-El Paso
NFL Draft: 1968 / Round: 1 / Pick 5
 As player:
1968-1977 Green Bay Packers
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 3
Awards: 1971 Pro Bowl MVP
Playing stats at

Fred Alton Carr (born August 19, 1946, Phoenix, Arizona) is a former American football player who played linebacker for the Green Bay Packers from 1968-77.[1]

Fred "Freddy" 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 USA in his senior year. He played for University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) after playing on the Phoenix College team prior to transferring to UTEP. Fred was inducted into the UTEP Athletics Hall of Fame, September 23, 2005 after he was inducted Phoenix College (PCAA) Hall of Fame in 2002.[citation needed]

Carr was drafted in the first round of the 1968 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers. Carr's professional career spanned 9 seasons, all with the Packers. He retired from pro football in 1977. He is the father of current San Francisco 49ers quarterback David Carr.[2]




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