Jimmy Carr

Jimmy Carr was born in Kayford, WV and attended the Universityh of Charleston*. Carr played 9 seasons in the NFL with one year in the CFL sandwiched in the middle. From 1955-57, Carr was with the Chicago Cardinals, 1958 with the Montreal Alouettes, 1959-63 with the Philadelphia Eagles, and 1964-65 with the Washington Redskins.  Carr's greatest success came with the Eagles and included being the starting cornerback on the 1960 championship team. In his season with the Alouettes, Carr had a pair of interceptions and also saw some action on offence at running back.

Following his playing career, Carr took to coaching and had along career with numermous NFL teams as an assistant coach.

  • 1966-68 - Minnesota Vikings
  • 1969 - Chicago Bears
  • 1969-72 -Philadelphia Eagles
  • 1973-74 - Chicago Bears
  • 1978 - San Franciso 49ers
  • 1978-81 - Minnesota Vikings
  • 1985 - New England Patriots

Carr also was an assistant coach in the USFL with the Denver Gold for two seasons (1983-84) and in NFL Europe for three years.

Jimmy Carr made a return to the CFL in 1996 as the defensive assistant coach for the Ottawa Rough Riders.

Jimmy Carr passed away on August 13, 2012.**

* At the time, Charlston was known as Morris Harvey.
** Some sources list the date of death as August 12, 2012.

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Former Eagles Player, Coach Jimmy Card Dead at 79

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Eagles Title Team Member Carr Dies at 79


GP, Rushing and Receiving
Year Team GP TC Yds Avg TD Long Rec Yds Avg TD Long
1958 MON 6
2 7 3.5 0 6 2 18 9 0 9


Year Team Int Yds Avg TDInt Long
1958 MON 2 21 10.5 0 12



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