David Carter is an American football defensive end and vegan activist. He is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the sixth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at UCLA.Carter played just three games over his first two years at UCLA, before appearing in all 12 games in the 2008 season. Carter was a co-defensive winner of UCLA’s Captain Don Brown Memorial Award for Most Improved Player in 2009 for the Bruins. In his senior season he recorded 41 Total Tackles while collecting 3.5 sacks for the Bruins which propelled him to win the UCLA Kenneth S. Washington Award for Outstanding Senior.Carter was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the sixth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He spent two seasons with the Cardinals, starting just four games and totaling one sack and 17 total tackles. Carter signed with the Dallas Cowboys in 2013, appearing in three games for the Cowboys. Carter was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars on August 2, 2014. The Jaguars released Carter on August 24, 2014. The Chicago Bears signed Carter to a one-year contract on July 28, 2015. On September 5, 2015, he was released by the Bears.David Carter is a vegan and an animal rights activist. He became vegan in 2014 after watching the documentary Forks Over Knives. He advocates for veganism and animal rights at speaking engagements and on his website. He and his wife Paige Carter are on the staff of Vegan Outreach.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on David Carter and other top speakers and celebrities.