Derek Carr, Raiders QB-turned-pop superstar?

From ESPN - September 20, 2017

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Derek Carr had fun making his mock music video as a commercial for a Central California valley credit union.

But that was it ... it was just a spoof. Even if he and the Oakland Raiders quarterback's older brother David seem to be naturals at lip-synching in front of the camera as a modern-day Milli Vanilli meets NKOTB meets the Backstreet Boys.

"It literally took us a couple of hours, that's it," Carr said with a laugh on Wednesday. "All of the takes were because I kept laughing. I could not even take myself serious because they had the TV prompter so I could see it, and I could not even take myself serious.

"But it was good. It was fun because every commercial we do with them, all we want to do is, the end goal is we want people to laugh. And if they laugh at me for it, that's good, that's what we want. I laughed at myself, so it's all good with me."

The Carr brothers have been doing a series of commercials for Educational Employees Credit Union, a sibling rivalry with Derek seemingly upstaging older brother David in an attempt to land his own music video.

This video, then, complete with Carr rocking a jean jacket with white fringe under the arms, is the culmination of said, um, rivalry.

"I did not keep it, no, gosh, no," Carr said when asked if he kept the jacket and its accoutrements. "As soon as I walked in and we had our little dressing rooms, me and my brother looked at that jacket and I was like, I really hope that's not the one.' And sure enough it was.


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