The New York Giants of the National Football League are the team for which Carter Coughlin plays linebacker. He measures 1.91 meters in height and 107 kg in weight. In his time as a student at Eden Prairie High School, he played football and basketball. As a sophomore and junior, he assisted the Eagles in helping them win back-to-back state championships.
7.0 tackles for loss, two pass breakups, and one recovered fumble were among the 35 tackles he made as a senior. For the All-American Bowl, he was selected to the state’s top team. Over other colleges’ offers, he decided to attend the University of Minnesota. He was a Minnesota student who participated in NCAA football for the Minnesota Golden Gophers.
He played in 11 games as a true freshman, compiling 25 tackles overall, including four tackles for loss and two sacks. He was the outside linebacker starter when he began his second season. He led the Golden Gophers with 11.5 tackles for a loss and 6.5 sacks, receiving honorable mention All-Big Ten Conference recognition.
In his junior season, he accumulated 48 tackles and led the team with 9.5 sacks, 15 tackles for loss, and four forced fumbles. As a senior, he had 49 tackles, 9.5 of which were for a loss and 4.5 were sacks. The New York Giants selected Coughlin in the seventh round of the 2020 NFL Draft, with the 218th overall pick.
When Was Carter Coughlin Drafted?
Carter Coughlin was drafted in the seventh round of the 2020 NFL Draft by the New York Giants.