Blazer student-athletes recognized for having 3.0 GPA or better
Redshirted last season as a true freshman, Carter is expected to compete for playing time in 2012 ... listed as a No. 2 tackle coming out of spring practice.
2011: Did not see any action and was redshirted ... named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Attended Purvis (Miss.) High School ... Mississippi Association of Coaches Class 4A All-State First Team honoree ... named to the 2010 Hattiesburg American All-Area First Team ... earned WDAM 7 All-Area Team honors in 2010 ... graded out at 80 percent as a senior ... registered 30 pancake blocks in 2010 ... played for coach Perry Wheat ... helped the Tornadoes to four straight 4A state playoff appearances, including a 10-2 record and the second round of the playoffs as a senior ... earned the Lamar County Humanitarian Leadership Award in 2010.
Personal: Born April 18, 1993 at Hattiesburg, Miss. ... son of Sheri and Jim Carter ... major is exercise science.