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#26 Michael Carter
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Windsor, Ontario
High School: Sandwich Secondary School
Experience: 1 Letter

A speedy, four-year player who served as a reserve cornerback ... among the team's fastest defensive backs during his tenure ... played in 19 career games ... earned Iron Terp status twice during his career ... ranked as the No. 13 prospect by the CFL Scouting Bureau.

As a Senior (2010): Played in 11 games as a reserve cornerback ... also saw time on special teams ... had a career-high tying three tackles vs. Morgan State (9/11) ... added two stops vs. East Carolina (12/29) ... earned Iron Terp status during spring testing, posting the 22nd-highest strength index on the team.

As a Junior (2009): Served as a reserve cornerback ... did not see game action.

As a Redshirt Sophomore (2008): Played in eight games as a reserve cornerback ... tallied three tackles on the season ... had a career high in solo stops (three) and total tackles (three) vs. Cal (9/13) ... also had a PBU and forced fumble vs. the Golden Bears ... earned Iron Terp status in spring testing, posting the 19th-highest strength index on the team, including fourth among DBs.

As a Sophomore (2007): Redshirted.

As a Freshman (2006 at Erie Community College): A 2006 preseason honorable mention All-American ... a first-team all-conference selection as a freshman ... posted 35 tackles, including 25 solo stops and two tackles for loss, as a defensive back in 2006 ... also had four interceptions and 12 pass break-ups ... returned one interception 95 yards for a TD ... team MVP as a freshman and named the NE Conference Athlete of the Year ... won fastest man contest at the junior college prospect combine two-straight years, running a 4.34 and 4.33 40-yard dash, respectively ... also recruited by Louisville, Tulsa and Indiana ... coached by Dennis Greene.

At Sandwich Secondary School: One of the top high school players in the country as a senior ... tabbed first-team All Canada as a senior when he led the country in interceptions ... Canada's special teams player of the year ... a member of four national title teams ... also played basketball and ran track ... coached by Mike LeChance and John Zuccket.

Personal: Parents are James Carter and Bernadette Moore ... father ran track in high school ... mother was born in Guyana and works for Canadian Customs ... has three siblings ... cousin, Steven Ademolu, plays professional soccer in Europe ... cousin, Oshiomogho Atogwe, is a safety for the St. Louis Rams ... majoring in American studies.

Carter's Career Statistics
DefenseG-GSUTATTTTFLSacksFCFRPBUInt
2008 8-03030.0-00.0-01010-0
2009 Didnotplay
201011-01450.0-00.0-00020-0
Total19-0 4480.0-00.0-01030-0

Career Highs

Tackles - 3 (twice: vs. Morgan State, 9/11/10; vs. Cal, 9/13/08)
Solo Tackles - 3 (vs. Cal, 9/13/08)
PBU - 1 (three times: vs. ECU, 12/29/10; vs. Morgan State, 9/11/10; vs. Cal, 9/13/08)

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