- Date of Birth:
- December 30, 1992
- 6' 5"
Carson Wentz (born December 30, 1992 in Bismarck, North Dakota) is an American football player. Carson attended Bismarck Century High School, playing both quarterback and defensive back on the football team. Though he started at just 5’8 as a freshman, he finished his high school year at 6’5. In 2011, Carson attended North Dakota State University, redshirting his first season with the team. He played his first game in 2012, completing all 8 of his passes for 93-yards and his first touchdown. He was a second-string quarterback in 2013, before being named the starter in 2014. During an Oct. 2014 game with Western Illinois, Carson caught a pass from runningback John Crocket to lead the team to a comeback victory. That year, Carson led the team to the NCAA Division I Football Championship game, helping them win their fourth straight national title. He repeated the victory in 2015, leading the North Dakota State Bison to their firth FCS National championship. After completing his college tenure, Carson announced he would be eligible for the 2016 NFL Draft. Carson was considered a Top 10 prospect, likely to be picked in the middle of the first round of the draft.
Best Known For:
Carson Wentz is best known as an American football player.
In addition to football, Carson played baseball in high school. Carson is a man of faith who enjoys hunting and the outdoors. His girlfriend, Melissa Uhrich, is his high school sweetheart. He has a golden retriever named Henley. Like Carson, Melissa played multiple sports. In school, he had a 4.0 grade point average, dedicating his course work in health and physical education.