TRANSACTIONS: Originally drafted in the sixth round (184th overall) of the 2011 draft by Arizona … Waived by Arizona on 8/30/13 … Signed as a free agent by Dallas on 9/17/13 … Waived by Dallas on 10/15/13 … Signed as a free agent by Oakland on 1/2/14 … Waived by Oakland on 5/20/14.
PRO: Fourth-year DT has spent time with Arizona, Dallas and Oakland before being signed as a free agent by Jacksonville … Career totals include 30 tackles (18 solo), 1.0 sack, two passes defensed and one forced fumble in 35 games (four starts) … Played in all 32 games during his first two seasons in Arizona after being selected in the sixth round (184th overall) of the 2011 draft.
2013: Saw action in three games for Dallas after joining the team as a free agent on Sept. 17 … Made one tackle on 10/13 vs. WAS …
2012: Saw action in all 16 games for the second-straight season … Started four of the final seven games of the season on the DL … Totaled 13 tackles (eight solo) …
2011: Played in all 16 games as a rookie … Made a tackle in his NFL debut on 9/11 vs. CAR … Made his first career sack on 10/2 vs. NYG.
COLLEGE: As a senior in 2010, started at DT and totaled 41 tackles, including 5.0 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks … As a junior in 2009, totaled nine tackles, 2.0 sacks and three passes defensed and was named the team’s Most Improved Player … As a sophomore in 2008, totaled 13 tackles, including one tackle for loss … As a freshman in 2007, played in three games and made 0.5 tackles for loss … Redshirted during the 2006 season.
PERSONAL: Attended Henry J. Kaiser High School (Fonatana Calif.) where he played for coach Dick Bruich … PrepStar All-Region selection … Made 69 tackles (53 solo), 7.0 sacks and nine passes defensed in 13 games as a senior … First-team All-San Bernardino County by the Riverside Press-Enterprise … Served as team captain … Has one brother, Christopher, and one sister, Sadia … Twitter handle is @dcarter1987.