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  Dexter Carter
Dexter Carter

Position:
Running Backs Coach

Experience:
3rd Season at FSU


• Former NFL and Seminole great Dexter Carter returned to his alma mater in 2007 as the running backs coach.

• With one of the top ground games in the ACC returning to the Seminoles' backfield for the 2009 season, the running backs are a big reason why the Seminoles enter the 2009 season ranked among the nation's top teams.

• Ranked among the top-15 running backs in school history with 1,788 yards on 327 carries for a rushing average of nearly 5.5 yards per carry for his entire career. He finished his career in 1989 as the Seminoles' fifth all-time leading rusher.

• A team captain in 1989, Carter accounted for 3,260 all-purpose yards - the ninth highest total in school history.

• Is ranked 15th all-time among Florida State's career scoring leaders (nonkickers).

• Carter scored 22 touchdowns in his career, which is tied for 14th place all-time at Florida State. He ranked fourth all-time in career touchdowns when he left Florida State.

• Currently ranked ninth in school history with 17 rushing touchdowns.

• Tied for 14th place for single season rushing touchdowns with eight during the 1989 season.

• Is ranked in the school's top 25 for single season all-purpose yards.

• Carter led Florida State in rushing as a senior in 1989 with 684 yards and he also scored eight touchdowns.

• Still holds the record for the longest kickoff return in school history set in 1986 with a 100-yard return versus Miami.

• Is ranked 11th all-time in kick return yards and 22nd in attempts at Florida State.

• Had 113 kickoff return yards versus Memphis in 1987, the 18th-best single game total in Seminole history.

• The Seminoles finished in the top four three times in Carter's career as he was part of the first three years of the "Dynasty Era".

• In 1990 Carter was a first-round draft pick of the defending Super Bowl Champion San Francisco 49ers, the 25th overall selection.

• A member of the 1994 Super Bowl Champion 49ers, he won five NFC West championships in San Francisco during his career.

• Member of San Francisco's 50th Anniversary team.

• Played with the 49ers from 1990-94 before moving to the New York Jets in 1995. Carter returned to the 49ers after a brief stay in New York and finished his career in San Francisco.

• In his seven NFL seasons Carter totaled 1,042 total yards and was one of the league's top kickoff and punt return specialists.

• Completed a master's degree in management from the University of Phoenix in 2006.

• From 2000-02 Carter worked as a color analyst for the Jacksonville Tomcats of the AF2.

• Carter volunteered as a weight room facilitator with the Jacksonville Jaguars from 2003-05.

Carter's Quick Facts

Years as a Collegiate Coach: 3

Born: Baxley, GA

Date of Birth: September 15, 1967

Family: Married to Jennifer and has five children Dexter, Jr. (11), Chade' (8), Jada (7), Devin (3) and Jaylen (2)

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