NBC Shows Cris Carter's Birth Certificate, Exposes His Real First Name

Kenny DorsetDirector of Social MediaAugust 4, 2013

CANTON, OH - AUGUST 3: Former receiver Cris Carter of the Minnesota Vikings poses with his bust during the NFL Class of 2013 Enshrinement Ceremony at Fawcett Stadium on Aug. 3, 2013 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
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NBC interviewed newly inducted Pro Football Hall of Famer Cris Carter during the first quarter of the Hall of Fame Game between the Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins. During the interview, NBC showed a copy of Carter's birth certificate, exposing a little-known fact about the former wide receiver.

"Graduel Christopher Darin Carter."

You read that right. Carter's real first name is actually Graduel. Your secret is out now, Graduel!

Hat tip to For The Win for the find.