Jalen Carter is trending and HOLr is breaking down why.
Has Jalen Carter been drafted? HOLR is breaking down the news, below.
Jalen Carter NFL Draft
What did the Eagles trade for the 9th pick?
According to this article, the Philadelphia Eagles have traded up one spot from No. 10 to No. 9 and chose Jalen Carter, Georgia defensive lineman, in the recent NFL Draft.
Jalen Carter Accident
This was a controversial decision because Carter was previously charged with reckless driving and racing resulting in a crash that killed a teammate and a team staffer as noted here. According to this article, the crash occurred just hours after the Bulldogs’ national championship victory parade. Carter was subsequently released shortly after posting a $4,000 bond and was sentenced to community service, probation, a $1000 fine, and completion of a state-approved defensive driving course as noted here.
Carter is talented but there have been concerns with his judgment and behavior, as noted here.
Jalen Carter Reddit
Reddit users have taken to the platform to discuss the latest news in this thread. Check out what some people had to say about the draft pick below:
“Considering how little they got in the trade back, Poles/Eberflus [we’re] never going to take Carter,” said one user.
“Guess we really didn’t like Carter wow,” said another.
“He’s a player we can’t afford to pick, IMO. Too much of a risk and we’d rather spend on our best OT on the board,” replied another user.
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