(born February 23, 1983) is an American football guard
in the National Football League
who is currently a free agent
. The former University of Missouri
guard who was selected by the St. Louis Rams
. He was signed by the Green Bay Packers
after being cut in the 2006 preseason by St. Louis. Palmer was released by the Packers in the 2008 offseason.
Was selected First-team All-state by the Daily Oklahoman as well as All-Metro and All-city honors on offesne. He also had a solid defensive career as well, racking up 133 tackles and forcing 11 fumbles, with six of the forced fumbles as a senior.
At the University of Missouri
he was voted First-team All-Big 12 his senior season. Also, he was Second-team All-Big 12 in 2004 and was honorable mention in 2003. As a freshman, in 2002, he was named to the Big 12 All-Freshman team.
Palmer ran a 5.52 40-yard dash at the University of Missouri Pro Day and bench-pressed 225 pounds 41 times.
St. Louis Rams
Palmer was drafted with the 235th pick (7th round) of the 2006 NFL Draft
. He was cut by the Rams in August, 2006.
Green Bay Packers
He was signed by the Packers and remained with the club for the 2006 and 2007 season. He was released in the 2008 off-season.
Palmer is a cousin of former MLB
star, Joe Carter