|No. 85, 73|
|Born:||April 24, 1942|
Polkinghorne Village, Florida
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||260 lb (118 kg)|
|NFL Draft:||1964 / Round: 16 / Pick: 215|
|AFL draft:||1964 / Round: 21 / Pick: 167|
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Carleton Oats (born 1942) is an American college and professional football player. A defensive lineman, he played collegiately for Florida A&M and in the American Football League with the Oakland Raiders from 1965 to 1969, then in the National Football League still for Oakland from 1970 to 1972, and finally for the Green Bay Packers in 1973. While pass-rushing in Oakland, he would sometimes jump at unusual heights over offensive linemen.
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