Tank Carradine

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Tank Carradine
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Carradine with the San Francisco 49ers in 2015
Free agent
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1990-02-18) February 18, 1990 (age 29)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:267 lb (121 kg)
Career information
High school:Taft (Cincinnati, Ohio)
College:Florida State
NFL Draft:2013 / Round: 2 / Pick: 40
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-ACC (2012)
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:77
Forced fumbles:1
Fumble recoveries:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Cornellius "Tank" Carradine (born February 18, 1990) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played college football at Florida State.

Early years[edit]

Carradine was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He attended Taft High School in Cincinnati, and played high school football for the Taft Senators.

College career[edit]

Carradine initially attended Butler Community College. He transferred to Florida State University, where he played for coach Jimbo Fisher's Florida State Seminoles football team in 2011 and 2012. Carradine totaled 11 sacks in 11 games in 2012, and suffered a season-ending torn ACL injury in November 2012.

Professional career[edit]

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

The San Francisco 49ers selected Carradine in the second round, with the 40th overall pick, of the 2013 NFL Draft.

On August 27, 2013, he was placed on the reserve/non-football injury list.[1] On October 29, 2013, he was activated and placed on the 53-man active roster.[2]

In the 2016 offseason, Carradine moved to outside linebacker and put his weight down to 273 pounds.[3] On September 6, 2016, Carradine signed a one-year contract extension with the 49ers through 2018.[4]

On September 25, 2017, Carradine was placed on injured reserve with a high ankle sprain.[5] He was activated off injured reserve to the active roster on November 25, 2017.[6]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

On March 17, 2018, Carradine signed with the Oakland Raiders.[7][8] He was released by the Raiders on October 6, 2018 per his request due to limited playing time.[9]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

On February 15, 2019, Carradine signed with the Miami Dolphins.[10] He was released on August 31, 2019.[11] He was re-signed on September 12, 2019.[12] He was released on September 24, 2019.[13]


  1. ^ Brinson, Will (August 27, 2013). "2013 NFL Roster Cuts: Tracking teams down to 75 Tuesday". CBSSports.com. Retrieved September 6, 2013.
  2. ^ "49ers Activate Rookie DT Tank Carradine". sf49ers.com. October 29, 2013.
  3. ^ http://www.sacbee.com/sports/nfl/san-francisco-49ers/article72941302.html
  4. ^ "49ers Sign Tank Carradine to Contract Extension". 49ers.com. September 6, 2016.
  5. ^ "49ers Sign LB Mark Nzeocha, Place DL Tank Carradine on IR". 49ers.com. September 25, 2017.
  6. ^ "49ers Activate Tank Carradine, Waive Ray-Ray Armstrong". 49ers.com. November 25, 2017.
  7. ^ Williams, Charean (March 16, 2018). "Report: Raiders have reached agreement with Tank Carradine". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com.
  8. ^ "Raiders Sign Defensive Lineman Tank Carradine". Raiders.com. March 17, 2018.
  9. ^ Williams, Charean (October 5, 2018). "Raiders cut Tank Carradine, making room for Daryl Worley". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.
  10. ^ "Dolphins Sign Tank Carradine & Jomal Wiltz". MiamiDolphins.com. February 15, 2019.
  11. ^ Williams, Charean. "Tank Carradine, Cornell Armstrong, Dwayne Allen out in Miami". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com. Retrieved August 31, 2019.
  12. ^ "Dolphins Sign Tank Carradine". MiamiDolphins.com. September 12, 2019.
  13. ^ "Dolphins Sign Andrew Donnal, Release Tank Carradine". MiamiDolphins.com. September 24, 2019.

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