Derek Carr Brother David And Darren: Siblings Inspiring Each Other

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The American football quarterback Derek Carr is the youngest of his family and was raised with much love from his parents and two older brother.

Growing up with two older brothers who had a deep passion for football, Derek was heavily influenced by them and developed his own interest in the sport.

He embarked on his high school football career at Clements High School, following in his brothers’ footsteps.

Derek Carr During Hi Game
Derek Carr During Training (Source: Instagram)

Derek Carr began his NFL career with the Oakland Raiders after being selected in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft, overall pick number 36, following his college career.

During his first year as a rookie quarterback for the Raiders, Carr made a significant impact as the team’s starting quarterback.

He became the first rookie quarterback in Raiders’ history to start a season opener, earning his position as a key player for the team.

Additionally, Carr achieved another milestone by starting in all 16 games of the regular season, becoming the first Raiders quarterback since Rich Gannon in 2002 to do so.

Throughout his career, Carr has been selected for the Pro Bowl four times, thrown for 35,222 yards, and completed 217 touchdown passes.

Derek Carr Brother

Derek Carr, the youngest of three children, was born in Fresno, California, to parents Rodger and Sheryl Carr. His two older brothers are named David and Darren Carr.

He and his family lived in Bakersfield before moving to Sugar Land, Texas, in 2002.

Derek Carr With His Family
Derek Carr With His Family (Source: Instagram)

Their family moved because his older brother, David Carr, was drafted as the first overall pick for the newly formed Houston Texans.

Eventually, they returned to Bakersfield, where he finished his senior year at Bakersfield Christian High School.

David Carr Is A Former NFL Player

The older brother of the Carr family, David Carr, played in the NFL most of his life.

David was born on July 21, 1979, in Bakersfield, California, U.S. as the eldest son of his parents.

He started his football career as the quarterback at Fresno State after taking a year off in 1999.

He played college football and won the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award during his senior year.

David Carr During Game
David Carr During Game (Source: Instagram)

Carr was also a finalist for the Heisman Trophy in 2001, finishing fifth. David was selected in the 2002 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans and began his professional career with them.

Additionally, he played for the Carolina Panthers, New York Giants, and San Francisco 49ers.

As a backup quarterback for the Giants, he received a Super Bowl ring after their victory over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI.

Following his NFL journey, David became the offensive coordinator at Bakersfield Christian High School, where his younger brother Darren Carr served as the head coach.

Currently, David works as an analyst on NFL Network.

Darren Carr is the Head Football Coach

Derek has a middle brother named Darren, who is currently the head coach at Bakersfield Christian High School in Bakersfield, CA.

Unlike his brothers, Darren chose coaching over pursuing a career as an NFL player.

Derek Carr Brother Derren Carr
Derek Carr Brother Derren Carr (Source: Twitter)

However, he did play briefly as a defensive tackle for Bakersfield College and the University of Houston.

Alongside his brother David, Darren coaches high school students.

Chanda Rai
Chanda Rai

Chanda Rai

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