Leonte Carroo
College:Rutgers University
NFL Team:Miami Dolphins

Player Bio



NFL Career

  • Miami Dolphins (2016-Present)

Leonte was drafted by the Dolphins in the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft.

On September 10, 2016, Caroo made his first career start in the Miami Dolphin’s season and made two receptions for 14-yards in a 12-10 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. He started in place of Devante Parker who was unable to play due to a hamstring injury. The following nine games, he was unable to log a reception and only received two targets after Parker returned from injury. On November 27, 2016, Carroo made a game-winning 15-yard touchdown catch after replacing Parker who left the game with an injury. It was his first career touchdown and sealed the Dolphins’ 31-24 victory over the San Francisco 49ers.

As a true freshman at Rutgers in 2012, Carroo played in all 13 games. He did not record a reception but did have a blocked punt. As a sophomore in 2013, he played in 10 games with three starts and had 28 receptions for 478 yards and nine touchdowns. As a junior in 2014, Carroo started all 13 games, recording 55 receptions for 1,086 yards and 10 touchdowns. During the first game of his senior year in 2015, Carroo broke Rutgers career receiving touchdown record.  For the season he played in eight games, recording 39 receptions for 809 yards and 10 touchdowns.