Cris Carter has always had a dream of having a career in broadcasting since the end of his rewarding football career. Through perserverance he has accomplished that goal, having become an analyst on Fox Sports Net and ESPN.
Cris has been planning for a career in broadcasting for several years. He has served as an analyst on Fox Sports Net's coverage of NFL Europe for three years. He has worked with ESPN as a studio analyst on their coverage of the previous three Super Bowls.
In addition, he has appeared regularly on HBO's Inside the NFL. Cris has also worked with numerous television and radio stations in Minneapolis during his career with the Vikings. Has earned seven consecutive trips to the Pro Bowl (1993-99).
Cris continues to build reputation as one of the NFL's all-time greatest receivers and is coming off of the best season of his career in 1999...Presented the first Walter Payton Man of the Year Award by the NFL, recognizing him for his charitable works off the field and his character...Named the 1999 recipient of the Byron "Whizzer" White Award by the NFL Players Association...Has made seven consecutive trips to the Pro Bowl...Ranks fourth in NFL history with 924 career receptions, the second most among active players...He ranks 4th in NFL history for career catches behind Jerry Rice (1,206), Andre Reed (941) and Art Monk (940)...Ranks 2nd in NFL history with 114 touchdown receptions, ranking behind only Rice's 169...Carter has caught his 114 career TD passes from 11 different players...Holds nearly every Viking receiving record, including career receptions with 835, career receiving yards with 10,238 and most total career touchdowns with 95...Holds Viking record for career yards from scrimmage with 10,258...Only Jerry Rice (860) caught more passes in the decade of the '90s than Carter's 835...Had 2nd-most receiving TDs (95) in the League during the '90s, trailing Rice's 103...His 10,238 receiving yards were 3rd-most in the '90s behind Rice's 12,078 and Michael Irvin's 10,238.