|Born:||November 27, 1966|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||240 lb (109 kg)|
|High school:|| Trinity High School |
|College:||Kentucky / Louisville|
|NFL Draft:||1990 / Round: 2 / Pick: 42|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at NFL.com · PFR|
Carwell Ernest Gardner (born November 27, 1966) is a former professional American football fullback in the National Football League. He played eight seasons in the NFL; six for the Buffalo Bills (1990–1995), one for the Baltimore Ravens (1996), finally one for the San Diego Chargers (1997). He played college football at the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville.
Gardner caught the first regular season pass in Baltimore Ravens history on September 1, 1996.
Gardner grew up with 3 brothers in Louisville, KY.
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