Carson Wentz

Carson Wentz is the starting quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles, who selected him with the second overall pick of the 2016 NFL Draft.He is the first quarterback the Eagles selected in the first round of an NFL draft since Donovan McNabb in 1999, who was also taken second overall. He is also the first FCS quarterback taken in the first round since Joe Flacco in 2008, and the highest FCS quarterback taken in draft history.  He played college football at North Dakota State University, where he was a 5 time NCAA FCS National Champion from 2011 to 2015. Wentz graduated from NDSU with a degree in health and physical education, finishing with a 4.0 GPA and earning recognition as CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year for Division I footba For the 2016 season, Wentz had a passer rating of 79.3 with 3,537 passing yards, 16 touchdowns, 14 interceptions and 2 rushing touchdowns. Wentz was born in Raleigh, North Carolina but moved to North Dakota with his family at the age of three. He is the son of Doug Wentz and Cathy Domres. His brother, Zach, was a four-year starting pitcher and infielder for NDSU baseball and his cousin, Connor, was a tight end on his 2013, 2014, and 2015 football teams at NDSU. His father, played linebacker at Northern State in the 1980s

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