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‘The Dodger’ defied odds

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Roger Carr was fast, precise as big-play receiver
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Roger Carr had more than just sprinter’s speed. The former Louisiana Tech University star was a technician at running pass routes.

(Editor’s Note: This is part of a Louisiana Sports Writers Association series of stories profiling the eight individuals to be enshrined in the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Saturday in Natchitoches. More information about the induction weekend is available by logging on to LaSportsHall.com or calling the Hall at 318-238-4255).

Roger Carr wasn’t supposed to be:
• A two-time All-American at Louisiana Tech University.
• A first-round draftee in the National Football League.
• A Pro Bowl selection.
• A member of the Tech Athletics Hall of Fame.
• And in less than a week, a member of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.

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