Ten fun facts about Carson Palmer


Fact 1
Palmer was the first West Coast player to win the Heisman Trophy since Marcus Allen in 1981.

Fact 2
Palmer's favorite video game as a kid was Nintendo Contra.

Fact 3
Palmer is a great golfer. He plays to a single-digit handicap.


Fact 4
Carson has thrown 75-yard passes in practice.

Fact 5
He was the number 1 overall pick in the 2003 NFL Draft.

Fact 6
He was a public policy major at the University of Southern California (USC). He was the first USC quarterback to capture the award, and the second player from Orange County—John Huarte won it in 1964.

Fact 7
His wife, Shaelynn, is a former USC soccer player.

Fact 8
Palmer isn't on Twitter.

Fact 9
Palmer was only the third West Coast quarterback to win the Heisman.

Fact 10
Palmer set an NFL record with nine straight games with a 100+ passer rating, starting at the end of the 2004 season.


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is an American football quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL).



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