Carrington with the Buffalo Bills
|Born:||June 19, 1987|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||301 lb (137 kg)|
|High school:||Tupelo (MS)|
|NFL Draft:||2010 / Round: 3 / Pick: 72|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
Alex Carrington (born June 19, 1987) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Bills in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Arkansas State. He has also played for the Buffalo Bills, St. Louis Rams, and Houston Texans.
Carrington attended Tupelo High School in his hometown of Tupelo, Mississippi. He recorded 84 tackles, six sacks and forced three fumbles as a senior, and was named to the all-region team. His only scholarship offer came from Arkansas State, which he accepted.
With the Red Wolves, Carrington was named the Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year following the 2008 season after he made 10.5 sacks and 19 tackles for loss in 12 games. In his senior season, he recorded 41 tackles, including 14.5 for loss, and nine sacks and three forced fumbles. He also returned a fumble 27 yards for a touchdown against Western Kentucky.
He completed his career with 21.5 sacks, which ranks second best in school history and fourth highest in conference history.
St Louis Rams
Second stint with the Buffalo Bills
Carrington signed with the Texans. On August 23, 2016, Carrington was released by the Texans.
- Player Profile
- Alex Carrington - Yahoo Sports
- Sun Belt Conference Names 2008 All-Sun Belt Football Teams SunBeltSports.org, December 9, 2009
- "Alex Carrington Signs Four Year Deal". msn.foxsports.com. Archived from the original on July 21, 2010. Retrieved July 19, 2010.
- Alex Carrington out for the season
- Alex Carrington, St. Louis Rams agree to deal
- "DL Alex Carrington re-signs with Buffalo". www.buffalobills.com. Retrieved December 28, 2015.
- "Buffalo Bills place Alex Carrington on IR, release A.J. Tarpley". Buffalo Rumblings. Retrieved December 28, 2015.
- "Texans release Alex Carrington". HoustonTexans.com.