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Duane Carrell

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Place of birth  Washington, D.C.
Name  Duane Carrell
1974  Dallas Cowboys
Role  American football player

1975  Los Angeles Rams
1976-1977  New York Jets
Positions  Punter
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Date of birth  (1949-10-03) October 3, 1949 (age 66)
College  Florida State University

Education  Florida State University

Duane Blore Carrell (born October 3, 1949) is a former professional American football punter in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles Rams, New York Jets, and St. Louis Cardinals. He played college football at Florida State University.


Early years

Carrell attended Woodrow Wilson High School. He accepted a football scholarship from Florida State University.

Washington Redskins

Carrell was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Washington Redskins after the 1972 NFL Draft. He was waived before the start of the season.

St. Louis Cardinals (first stint)

On May 2, 1973, he was claimed off waivers by the St. Louis Cardinals. He was released before the start of the season.

Jacksonville Sharks

In 1974, he signed with the Jacksonville Sharks of the World Football League, where he played until the team folded operations. He averaged 41.4 yards on 93 punts in 14 games.

Dallas Cowboys (first stint)

On October 30, 1974, he was signed as a free agent by the Dallas Cowboys, to replace punter Marv Bateman. On September 14, 1975, he was released after averaging 39.8 yards per punt during the preseason and being passed on the depth chart by rookie Mitch Hoopes.

Los Angeles Rams

On September 16, 1975, he was signed by the Los Angeles Rams as a free agent, to replace punter Jim McCann.

New York Jets

In 1976, he was signed by the New York Jets. He was released on September 28, 1977.

St. Louis Cardinals (second stint)

On October 13, 1977, he was signed as a free agent by the St. Louis Cardinals, to replace punter Terry Joyce. He announced his retirement on July 23, 1978.

Dallas Cowboys (second stint)

In 1979, he was signed by the Dallas Cowboys to punt in place of an injured Danny White. He was released on August 21.

Personal life

Carrell earned a bachelor's degree while at Florida State University and also helped to found a chapter of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity while he was a student athlete.


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