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Overview

Virgil Carter

Date of birth
Nov 09, 1945

Ht: 6'1"Wt: 192 lbs.

Birthplace
Annabella, UT

Hometown
Folsom, CA

College
Brigham Young University

High school
Folsom

Summary
Virgil R. Carter (born November 9, 1945 in Annabella, Utah) is a former professional American football quarterback who played in the National Football League and the World Football League from 1967 through 1976. He was the first great quarterback from Brigham Young University, and the first Latter-day Saint quarterback in the NFL, although this is sometimes erroneously attributed to Danny White,...
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Playing career
Cincinnati BengalsInjured Reserve, Quarterback

BYU FootballQuarterback
1965 & 1966 WAC Offensive Player of the Year 1965 & 1966 All-WAC

Trivia
  • Was the first Latter Day Saint quarterback in the NFL.
  • Played the 1974 season in the World Football League for the Chicago Fire (No. 7).

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Updated athletic career information for Virgil Carter
Added Virgil Carter to the 1973 Cincinnati Bengals team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 11.
  • Set role to Injured Reserve.
by maddog48 Apr 04, 2014
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Wyoming's Mike Dirks slams BYU QB Virgil Carter 1965
Wyoming's Mike Dirks slams BYU QB Virgil Carter 1965
by Hearndon Sep 18, 2012
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Panthers look to slow down ex-Tar Heels QB Yates (The Canadian Press)
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Panthers know if they want to get back on the winning track Sunday against the Houston Texans they'll need to do something nobody has managed to accomplish — beat T.J. Yates.
Yahoo! Sports, Dec 15, 2011
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Panthers look to slow down ex-Tar Heels QB Yates (PA SportsTicker)
The Panthers know if they want to get back on the winning track Sunday against the Houston Texans they'll need to do something nobody has managed to accomplish - beat T.J. Yates.
Yahoo! Sports, Dec 15, 2011
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Panthers look to slow down ex-Tar Heels QB Yates (AP)
The Panthers know if they want to get back on the winning track Sunday against the Houston Texans they'll need to do something nobody has managed to accomplish -- beat T.J. Yates. Yates has rewritten the history books this month, becoming the first former...
Yahoo! Sports, Dec 15, 2011
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by rockinfish Oct 06, 2011
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by rockinfish Oct 06, 2011
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QB Virgil Carter of BYU_1965.jpg
by Rt 53 veer pass Jul 31, 2011
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Virgil Carter
by Flex-T Jun 25, 2011
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Bengals newest QB Dalton ready to hit the ground running
The Bengals chose Andy Dalton in the second round on Friday, and brought him to town a day later to make the rounds and get acquainted with the staff. He also got to do the ceremonial posing for photos with his new jersey.
NFL.com, Apr 30, 2011
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Cincinnati Bengals give QB pick Andy Dalton No. 14
Finished answering questions in front of all the television cameras, quarterback Andy Dalton stole a private moment with new Bengals teammate Dontay Moch.
ESPN, Apr 30, 2011
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Updated athletic career information for Virgil Carter
Edited the career summary for Virgil Carter.
  • Added player career summary for BYU Cougars Football:
    "1965 & 1966 WAC Offensive Player of the Year"
by Andy26399 Dec 30, 2010
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by irishtemplar13 Nov 29, 2010
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BYUPhotos&CISOPTR=838&DMSCALE=20.36660&DMWIDTH=600 &DMHEIGHT=600&DMX=0&DMY=0&DMTEXT=%20football&REC=1
Tom Hudspeth, who coached eight seasons at BYU (1964-71) is pictured here with three standouts from the team that captured the Western Athletic Conference football championship in 1965: defensive end Glenn Gardner (74), defensive back Curg Belcher (46), and...
by DaMan Sep 30, 2009
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Virgil Carter (#11) and Ken Anderson (14).jpg
Virgil Carter (#11) and Ken Anderson (14).jpg
by thesemers Nov 14, 2010
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Carter is #7 for the Chicago Fire in the 1974 World Football League season.
by thesemers Nov 14, 2010
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Updated personal notes for Virgil Carter
Edited the personal notes for Virgil Carter.
  • Added trivia: "Played the 1974 season in the World Football League for the Chicago Fire."
  • Changed "Was the first Latter Day Saint quarterback in the NFL" to "Was the first Latter Day Saint quarterback in the NFL." in trivia.
by thesemers Nov 14, 2010
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Updated personal notes for Virgil Carter
Edited the personal notes for Virgil Carter.
  • Added trivia: "Was the first Latter Day Saint quarterback in the NFL"
by thesemers Nov 14, 2010
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Nichols: Here's where the 1-6 Cowboys can find hope ...
Dallas Morning News, Nov 06, 2010
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West Coast offenses, Cover 2 fading away (Yahoo! Sports)
With the game becoming more diverse from a schematic standpoint, teams are getting away from philosophies that were once staples.
Yahoo! Sports, Sep 06, 2010
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