Jim Carter (American football)

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Jim Carter
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Personal information
Born: (1948-10-18) October 18, 1948 (age 70)
St. Paul, Minnesota
Career information
NFL Draft:1970 / Round: 3 / Pick: 68
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

James Charles Carter (born October 18, 1948) is a former American football player who played linebacker for the Green Bay Packers in the National Football League (NFL) from 1970 to 1978. He attended South Saint Paul High School.

Carter was a finalist for a position on the University of Minnesota Board of Regents when issue was made of a publicized incident of sexual harassment during his NFL playing days in 1976.[1] While admitting it was "bad behavior" that lead to a lawsuit by the victim, Carter accused university leaders of waging a smear campaign against him; Carter had been critical of the University's strict punishment of players accused of sexual assault.[2]


  1. ^ Josh Verges, Ex-Packer, finalist for UMN board of regents, admits ‘bad behavior’ toward woman in 1976, Pioneer Press, January 12, 2017, accessed February 18, 2017.
  2. ^ Mila Koumpilova, Regent finalist Jim Carter accuses U of M leaders of smear campaign, Star Tribune, January 14, 2017, accessed February 18, 2017.

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