Upon finishing his career at Fresno State, Carr participated in the Senior Bowl where he completed 7-of-11 passes for 45 yards and a touchdown. At the NFL combine, the six-foot-two, 214-pound Carr ran a 4.69 40-yard dash. On May 9, 2014, the Raiders selected him with the fourth pick in the second round (No. 36 overall) of the NFL Draft. He is projected to back up starter Matt Schaub.