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  Tevin Carter
Tevin Carter

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
Santee HS

Last College:
L.A. Southwest College

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 210

Position:
DB

Birthdate:
09/13/1992

Experience:
JC

UTAH: Enrolled in classes spring semester ... safety was sidelined during spring camp with an injury but he will go into fall camp as the No. 2 free safety ... initially signed with Utah in 2013 but spent last year completing academic requirements ... has one year of eligibility.

PRIOR TO UTAH: Attended El Camino College in 2013 but did not play football ... originally signed with California, redshirting in 2010 as a highly-ranked wide receiver ... transferred to L.A. Southwest College, where he played safety ... 2011 and 2012 SCFA first-team all-conference safety ... L.A. Southwest's leading defender as a sophomore in 2012 had 62 tackles (3 TFL), three interceptions, four pass breakups and a forced fumble ... 32 tackles (3 TFL, 1 sack), two interceptions, four pass breakups, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery in 2011 ... four-star receiver by both Rivals and Scout as a prep player at Santee HS (Calif.) ... SuperPrep All-Far West team ... Southern League Defensive Player of the Year ... first-team all-city (L.A.) in 2008 and 2009 ... as a senior in 2009, he had 42 receptions for 1,117 yards and eight touchdowns, while also contributing 84 tackles, two interceptions and four forced fumbles ... his junior season, he finished with 28 receptions for 833 yards and 11 TDs, 119 tackles, five fumble recoveries and three forced fumbles ... also lettered in basketball and track ... placed third in the state in the 200-meter dash and fourth in the 100 meters as a junior ... won the Los Angeles City title in the 200 and placed second in the 100 as a senior ... clocked a 10.61-second 100 meters and had a 200 time of 21.21 seconds, which was the second-fastest time in California in 2009 ... made the honor roll his senior year.

PERSONAL: Son of the late Hilbert Carter and Rosalind Wright ... three siblings ... brother Trae Jackson played football at San Jose State and brother Tim Carter played football at Alcorn State ... sociology major will receive his bachelor's degree in the fall ... born Sept. 13, 1992.

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