Biography: Three-year starter awarded All-Conference honors as a senior after leading the team in tackles posting 79/8.5/1.5. Junior totals included 48 tackles after 40 as a sophomore.
Positives: Aggressive, run-defending linebacker who moves well about the field. Fluid scraping laterally, moves well to the flanks, and has a burst of speed. Aggressively puts his shoulders into ball handlers and wraps up tackling. Breaks down well and uses his hands to protect himself.
Negatives: Easily blocked from the action and gets caught up in the wash. Not a strong, sturdy linebacker. Slow reacting and struggles in coverage. Gets caught out of position.
Analysis: Carter is a relatively athletic linebacker best in pursuit. He has a slight chance to make it as a backup in a one-gap system if he starts to play to his potential.
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