South Carolina’s North Charleston is where Carlos Dunlap was born. He participated in the Fort Dorchester Patriots high school football team while attending Fort Dorchester High School in North Charleston.
He recorded 103 tackles, 22 for a loss, and 9 quarterback sacks in his junior season. He had 105 tackles, 35 for loss, and 24 sacks as a senior, earning him a spot in the inaugural Offense-Defense All-American Bowl.
Dunlap enrolled on a sports scholarship at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he played football from 2007 to 2009 for head coach Urban Meyer’s Florida Gators.
Dunlap was anticipated to be selected in the first round and possibly in the top ten after his second season. After a lacklustre junior season and a DUI arrest, his draft standing started to deteriorate.
It was reported on January 11, 2010, that Dunlap would sacrifice his remaining eligibility and participate in the NFL Draft.
Dunlap participated in the NFL Scouting Combine and completed all of the positional drills there. His overall performance at the combine was criticized by a number of scouts, and team representatives were unimpressed with him as he was being interviewed.
On March 8, 2021, Dunlap was released following the season, but on March 30, 2021, he re-signed with the organization on a two-year deal worth $16.6 million.
Against the San Francisco 49ers in the Seahawks’ Week 13 encounter, Dunlap registered his first career safety. Dunlap was released by the Seahawks on March 18, 2022. On July 28, 2022, Dunlap signed a contract with the Kansas City Chiefs.
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Carlos Dunlap is an American football defensive end and linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL).