Derek Carr   #4 QB

Height: 6-3   Weight: 215   Age: 27

Born: 3/28/1991 Fresno , CA

College: Fresno State

Experience: 5th season

High School: Clements HS [Sugar Land, TX]; Bakersfield Christian HS [CA]









Draft 2014

Pick No.36

Selected By: Oakland Raiders

Round: 2

Pick (Overall): 4 (36)

Pick Analysis: Married with a child. His brother, quarterback David Carr, was the No. 1 overall pick by the Houston Texans in 2002. Finished his prep career in California after spending two years in Texas. Joined Fresno State in the spring of 2009 and saw limited action in five contests in the fall, completing 10 of 14 passes for 112 yards with zero touchdowns and zero interceptions. Redshirted in '10. Led the WAC in passing yards after tossing 279-446-3,544-26-9 (62.6) in 13 starts in '11. Threw for 344-511-4,104-37-7 (67.3) in '12 while making all 13 starts. Was named Mountain West Offensive Player of the Year for a second straight season in '13 after a monster year, throwing 453-659-5,082-50-8 (68.7) in 13 starts. Became the fourth QB in FBS history to throw for more than 5,000 yards and 50 touchdowns and the first QB in Fresno State history with more than 3,000 yards three times. Three-time team captain with a 24-15 career record in 39 games as a starter.


Video Playlist

  1. Raiders select Carr with No. 36 pick

    Published: May 9, 2014 at 07:42 p.m.

    The Oakland Raiders select Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr with the No. 36 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, as announced by Willie Brown.

  2. Can Carr thrive in Oakland?

    Published: May 9, 2014 at 07:44 p.m.

    The Oakland Raiders tried to fill their void at quarterback with Derek Carr. Our analysts discuss whether it would be a good idea for the Raiders to sign Derek's brother, David.

  3. Where will Carr land?

    Published: May 9, 2014 at 01:43 p.m.

    Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr is one of the top quarterbacks available, so where will he be drafted today? NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport chats about the possible destinations for Carr.

  4. Can Carr be the first QB drafted?

    Published: April 22, 2014 at 07:18 p.m.

    Charles Davis has Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr as the first quarterback drafted in his most recent mock draft, but will that actually happen? Find out why Carr could surpass the other top quarterbacks.

  5. The confident Carr

    Published: April 15, 2014 at 08:16 p.m.

    Top quarterback prospect Derek Carr joins "Path to the Draft" to explain why he's the best signal-caller in the draft and even reveals some of his impressive workout habits.

  6. Carr believes he's the best QB in the draft

    Published: April 15, 2014 at 10:18 a.m.

    Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr joins "NFL AM" to talk about having a brother, David Carr, playing in the NFL, along with Carr's expectations on the upcoming 2014 NFL Draft.

  7. Carr: 'I'm really excited to get to work'

    Published: April 11, 2014 at 02:27 p.m.

    Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr speaks about his time with the Jacksonville Jaguars staff at the Reese?s Senior Bowl and the advice he has received from his brother, David. For more go to

  8. Carr grades his pro day performance

    Published: March 20, 2014 at 08:18 p.m.

    Former Fresno State QB Derek Carr sits down with Paul Burmeister to evaluate his pro day performance and talk about what kind of team he hopes to call his name in the 2014 NFL Draft.

  9. Carr's precision impresses at pro day workout

    Published: March 20, 2014 at 08:08 p.m.

    Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr had a near-perfect pro day Thursday, and Paul Burmeister believes Carr isn't far behind UCF quarterback Blake Bortles.

  10. How do the Carr brothers compare?

    Published: March 20, 2014 at 07:52 p.m.

    Charley Casserly, who drafted David Carr in 2002, gives the similarities and differences between brothers David and Derek Carr.

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