Fresno State: One of the top returning defensive players in the WAC ... coming off a season in which he split time at linebacker and finished the year as a defensive end ... earned Second-Team All-WAC honors at end ... an explosive player who puts great pressure on offensive tackles ... (2008) Played in all 13 games, starting 10 ... was second on the team in tackles with 88, 38 being solo ... had seven tackles for loss and four sacks ... had a season-high 11 tackles against Nevada and 10 tackles at UCLA ... had two tackles for a loss and two sacks against New Mexico State ... earned Second-Team All-WAC honors. (2007) Had 11 solo tackles during his freshman year and four assisted for a total of 15 tackles on the season ... Recovered a fumble and had two tackles resulting in six yards lost.
High School: Had 106 tackles and 21 quarterback sacks in his senior season ... selected third-team All-State ... named Academic All-State ... nominated for Red Zone Player of the Year ... inducted into the San Bernadino Hall of Fame ... named the Defensive Most Valuable Player in his league ... named to All-CIF, all-county and all-area teams ... in his junior season of high school, had 89 tackles and 13 sacks ... one blocked punt ... rated as the fifth-best outside linebacker in California by one recruiting service ... helped his team to a 10-3 record.
Personal: Born April 6, 1989 ... parents' names are LaGenia and David Carter ...has one brother David and one sister, Sadia ... studying philosophy/pre-law ... enjoys reading, watching films, and playing basketball ... brother, David, is a linebacker at UCLA ... also recruited by UCLA, Washington, Colorado St., Arizona St., Oregon St., Nevada, and Utah St.