| Russell Carter
|Height / Weight:|
6-3 / 255
· Career statistics
Fourth-year defensive end who has seen action in 14 games ... posted five tackles, a TFL and three pressures during his career ... appeared in nine games in 2009 ... notched five tackles, a TFL and a pressure ... saw action in five games in 2008 ... gained valuable experience working at defensive end while redshirting in 2007 ... earned all-state honors as a senior ... tallied 250 tackles over his final two prep seasons ... also was a three-year letterman in track and field.
Appeared in nine games ... recorded five tackles, a TFL and a pressure ... posted a tackle against ULM ... registered a tackle at Wyoming ... notched three tackles, a TFL and a pressure against UTEP.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2008)
Appeared in five games at defensive end ... recorded two pressures against Rice ... redshirted in 2007.
Coached by Scott Joseph at Westbury H.S. ... a three-year letterwinner and two-year starter at defensive end ... a two-sport prep letterman who totaled 250 tackles during his final two seasons ... tabbed first-team 5A all-state by the Texas Sports Writers Association as a senior ... earned second-team 5A all-state by The Associated Press as a senior ... named first-team All-Houston area that year ... also named first-team all-district 20-5A ... recorded 139 tackles, 14 sacks and 23 TFL ... posted 20 tackles and four sacks against Westside ... had 11 tackles and three sacks versus Madison ... earned second-team all-district 22-4A as a junior ... posted 111 tackles while leading the team in sacks and fumble recoveries while playing defensive end and linebacker ... also a three-year letterwinner in track and field.
Born in Chicago, Ill. ... lived in Kansas through elementary school and Tempe, Ariz. until high school ... went to the same high school in Tempe (Corona del Sol) as fellow Longhorn Blaine Irby ... majoring in physical culture and sport ... served as a teacher's aide at Westbury ... father, Russell Sr., played first base at Prairie View A&M (1989-92) ... his cousin, Jaime Perry Collins, played baseball at Howard University ... enjoys fishing and playing video games.
THE CARTER FILE
During pregame, I like to: Listen to The Ace of Spades by Motorhead
Favorite TV channel: Comedy Central
Favorite TV show: Chappelle's Show
I can't believe I watch: American Idol
Favorite movie: 300
Favorite actor: Denzel Washington
Sports hero: Deion Sanders
Favorite superhero: Wolverine
Favorite music artist: DSR
Favorite video game: Madden '08
Favorite cartoon character: Eric Cartman (South Park)
Nobody knows I can: Play the violin
I came to Texas because: Everybody is like a brother in the program