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88   Donnie Carter
Donnie Carter

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Waycross, Ga.

High School:
Ware County High School

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 265

Position:
TE

Birthdate:
10/27/1982


Senior Year (2005): Saw action in all 13 games for the Seminoles in his final season...started six games at tight end...recorded a career-high in receptions with six for 35 yards in the 2005 season...tied a career-high with two receptions in the ACC championship game against Virginia Tech...a great blocker who contributed to the FSU running game.

Junior Year (2004): Missed the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during a scrimmage mid-way through pre-season practice...spent the entire season and the spring of 2005 rehabilitating the injury.

Sophomore Year (2003): Played in all 13 games including the Orange Bowl against Miami...ranked eighth on the team and first among tight ends with five catches for 99 yards in his first season at tight end...had receptions in four different games including a 34-yard reception to set up a Chris Rix touchdown run in the Seminoles' 38-34 win at Florida...posted his best game of the season with a career-high two receptions, including a career-long 50-yarder, for a career-high 57 yards and his only touchdown of the season in the win at Duke.

Freshman Year (2002): Played in 13 games on special teams and as a backup at defensive tackle...totaled 10 tackles, three of which were solo...accumulated two tackles for a loss and made one quarterback sack...was credited with one pass break-up...had a season-high three tackles twice, versus Iowa State in the Eddie Robinson Kickoff Classic and versus Duke...against Duke, compiled a season-high two solo tackles...also appeared on the kick return team, recording three returns for 40 yards, with his longest run registering at 17 yards.

2001: A redshirt season.

High School: Graduated from Ware County High School in 2001...part of an impressive incoming class of defensive linemen...ranked 14th on Tom Lemming's Top 25 defensive linemen from Prep Football Report...totaled 79 tackles, 10 sacks, six knockdowns and 10 caused fumbles on his way to earning All-South Georgia honors in his senior year...given a three-star rating in BorderWars.com's recruiting profiles...recorded 50 tackles and three sacks as a junior...standout athlete who was also a power forward in basketball...decided on Florida State after attending the 2000 Clemson-Florida State game - a 54-7 Seminole win.

Personal: Born October 27, 1982...major is sport management.

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