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Tim Carter
Tim Carter

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tallahassee, FL

High School:
Rickards High School

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
Cornerback

Birthdate:
07/15/1978


2000: Started seven games and played in all 11...began the season as one of the Wave's starting corners...later started in the nickel package...made 33 tackles and broke up six passes on the year...three of his pass break ups came in the SMU game...made a season-high seven tackles at Louisville, six solo...contributed four solo tackles vs. ECU and SMU...had four tackles and a pass break up in the Houston game...credited with five tackles in TU win over Cincinnati.

1999: Played in all eleven games, starting in ten of them ... Averaged 19.0 yards on kickoff returns. Had 27 unassisted tackles and 35 tackles overall. Had one interception.

1998: Played in all 12 games as a top reserve in the Green Wave secondary ... Started at corner against USL ... Second on the team with two forced fumbles ... Tied for second on the squad with two interceptions (Cincinnati and Southern Miss) ... Forced touchdown-saving fumble in first quarter of USM game ... Made game-ending pass deflection against Louisville ... Had six tackles at Cincinnati and five against both Navy and Southern Miss ... Former wide receiver.

1997: Played only against Cincinnati before shoulder injury sidelined him for rest of season ... Received medical redshirt ... Had kickoff return for 20 yards against Bearcats ... Also competed on track team in spring, finishing fourth in the 110-meter hurdles at the 1998 C-USA Outdoor championships in a time of 14.33.

1996: Played in all 11 games on special teams and as reserve in secondary ... Had nine tackles, six unassisted ... Broke up a pass and had a quarterback pressure ... Had season-high three tackles, all unassisted, vs. Rice ... Also had two stops vs. Cincinnati, Louisville.

HIGH SCHOOL: Rickards High School in Tallahassee, Fla. ... Two-year starter who played in secondary as junior and quarterback as senior ... Passed for 1,135 yards as a senior ... Ranked in Florida's top 100 by Orlando Sentinel ... Florida state champion in intermediate hurdles as a senior ... Coached by Ricky Bell.

PERSONAL: Timothy Jerome Carter ... Born July 15, 1978 ... Son of Jennie Williams ... Cousin of Cincinnati quarterback Chad Plummer ... Majoring in social science with minor in education.

Carter's Career Defensive Stats

YEARG/GSTTUTATTFL-YDSFF/FRPDINT-YDS
199611/09630-00/010-0
1997Redshirted
199812/1373250-02/032-4
199911/10352780-01/081-1
200011/7332940-01/060-0
Totals45/1811494200-04/0183-5