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Dan Carpenter Biography | Dan Carpenter Kicker
Dan Carpenter born as Daniel Roy Carpenter, is an American football placekicker, currently a free agent. He has played for the Buffalo Bills and was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2008 after playing college football for the University of Montana.
Carpenter had his high school education at Helena High School in Helena, Montana. He played football for the school and was a member of the National Honor Society. He was also a two-time all-state and two-time all-league selection as a kicker and punter. In his senior year, Carpenter converted 26 of 29 points after attempts and made five field goals with a long of 53 yards. As a wide receiver, he was a first all-conference and second-team all-state selection. This made him set school records with 931 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns.
Dan Carpenter Age
Carpenter was born on 25th November 1985 in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. He is 32 years old as of 2018.
Dan Carpenter Family
The American football player is born the third born child of Val and Diane Carpenter. The family moved to Helena when Dan was 20 months old. When he was young, he was a Nebraska Cornhuskers fan and played nearly all sports.
Dan has three siblings: a brother and two sisters.Dan Carpenter’s Photo
Dan Carpenter Wife
Carpenter is married to Kaela Clawson, a native Plentywood, Montana. Their wedding was a private affair and it took place on July 2, 2011 on the bride’s family farm acreage and ranch in Montana. The two first met in Missoula, Montana during their college time.
Dan Carpenter Career
In 2004, as a freshman at the University of Montana, Carpenter played for the Montana Grizzlies football team as a placekicker. On field-goal attempts, Carpenter went 18-for-29 (62.1 percent) while converting all 63 extra-point tries. He also rushed twice for 17 yards and scored a touchdown. That season, he had 123 points which were the second-highest total in school history. He earned a second-team All-Big Sky selection for his performance.
In 2005 as a sophomore, he went 14-for-21 (66.7%) on field-goal attempts and punted nine times for a 41.4-yard average. In that season, he had a streak of 67 consecutive extra points. In 2006, he earned his third straight All-Big Sky selection as a junior. This led to his receiving of the second-team honors as a placekicker as well as being an honorable mention as a punter. In addition to that, he was named a first-team All-American by the Associated Press. He converted 24 of 30 field goals (80%) in that season, with four being blocked and punted 62 times for a 41.9-yard average.
In 2007 he became a senior and converted 19 of 23 field goals (82.6%) in that season. This earned him a fourth-straight All-Big Sky selection and second straight All-America selection. In total, he converted 54 of 75 field goals (72.8%) and punted 71 times for a 41.8-yard average in his four years in high school.
Professionally, Carpenter has played for the Miami Dolphins from 2009-2012, was signed by the Arizona Cardinals on August 21, 2013 and cut 4 days later, signed by the New York Jets on August 27, 2013 and released 4 days later (August 31, 2013) and the Buffalo Bills from 2013 to 2016.
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Dan Carpenter Salary
As of 2017, Carpenter has been documented to be receiving $2,125,000 as basic salary and $812,500 as bonuses.
Dan Carpenter Net Worth
Carpenter’s net worth is estimated to be $3,262,500. Twitter