Don Juan Carey III is a free agent cornerback. Carey was most recently with the Cleveland Browns, who selected him with the 177th pick in the sixth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. Carey played four seasons at Norfolk State, where he was a two-time All-MEAC selection. Carey is 6-feet, 1-inch tall and weighs 180 pounds.
Carey only played two years of varsity football at Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk, VA. As a senior, he tied for the team lead with eight interceptions. He also scored six touchdowns, five as a receiver and one on a punt return.
At Norfolk State, Carey became a starter for the final 10 games of the season at free safety. He finished fourth on the team with 62 total tackles. His only interception came in the season finale against Liberty, when he earned MEAC Rookie of the Week honors.
Carey played 10 games in 2006 with seven starts at both cornerback and safety. His only interception came against Bethune-Cookman.
As a junior, Carey moved to cornerback full-time, earning second team All-MEAC honors. He tied for fourth in the conference with three interceptions, and his 11 passes defended were behind only two players.
As a senior, Carey tied for the MEAC lead with five interceptions. He finished the season with 42 total tackles, and earned second team All-MEAC honors for the second consecutive year. Carey ended his career with 173 tackles, 34 pass deflections, 10 interceptions, four fumble recoveries, two blocked extra points and two defensive touchdowns, both coming in 2008. After the 2008 season, Carey was chosen to play in the East-West Shrine Game, becoming the first Norfolk State player ever invited to the game.
Carey was selected in the sixth round (177th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. Before the 2009 season, Carey signed a four-year contract with Cleveland. However, he suffered an injury early in training camp and was waived on Aug. 6, 2009. The Jaguars claimed him on waivers one day later, and placed him on injured reserve on Sept. 1, 2009.
ESPNDB will be your definitive source for sports and sports-related information. We are building a product that combines the far-reaching resources of ESPN with the unique output of our industry-best Stats and Information Group to give you an immersive experience that no other site can provide. In months ahead, we’ll also employ some great new technologies to harness the collective knowledge of the world’s sports fans.
We begin by giving you a ton of information about the NFL Draft -- about 500 pages’ worth! As we evolve, we will be adding many more cool features, so continue to check back with us.
In the meantime, we want your thoughts on what we've done so far, because our ultimate goal is to serve you. So, please be sure to leave us your feedback.
Our next package will be delivered around the NBA Finals. Until then, enjoy the NFL Draft offering!