Biography: "Three-year starter awarded all-Conference honors since his sophomore season. WAC Defensive Player of the Year in 2010, totaling 55/16.5/11. Junior totals included 47/13/5."
Positives: "Athletic college pass rusher who projects to outside linebacker in the NFL. Displays terrific movement skills, generates speed, and forceful off the edge with great quickness. Breaks down well, consistently bends his knees, and gets leverage on opponents. Stays with assignments, shows a burst to the action, and collapses down the line making plays laterally. Fast off the edge and immediately gets out to the sidelines in pursuit. Quickly changes direction and immediately alters his angle of attack with no problem."
Negatives: Lacks bulk and controlled by single blocker or easily sealed from the action. Primarily used up the field in college.
Analysis: "Carter was an outstanding pass rusher in college and shows the athleticism necessary to translate to outside linebacker in the NFL. He'll need time to adjust to the new position, but early in his NFL career Carter should be an asset rushing the passer out of a three-point stance or standing up over tackle."
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