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Alphonso Carreker
No. 76, 92
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1962-05-25) May 25, 1962 (age 61)
Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
Height:6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight:268 lb (122 kg)
Career information
High school:Marion-Franklin (OH)
College:Florida State
NFL Draft:1984 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics

Alphonso Carreker (born May 25, 1962) is a former American football defensive end who played seven seasons in the National Football League (NFL) for the Green Bay Packers and Denver Broncos.[1]


Carreker was born in Columbus, Ohio; he attended Marion-Franklin High School before playing college football at Florida State University. He was selected in the first round of the 1984 NFL Draft (12th overall) by the Green Bay Packers.[2] Carreker started in Super Bowl XXIV for the Denver Broncos, recording one sack and one tackle in a loss to the San Francisco 49ers.[3]

Carreker retired after the 1991 season after a seven-year NFL career, having played in 94 games, with 80 as a starter.


  1. ^ "Alphonso Carreker at Pro Football Reference". Archived from the original on February 13, 2008.
  2. ^ "1984 NFL Draft Listing". Retrieved October 10, 2023.
  3. ^ - Super Bowl XXIV - play-by-play