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    Andrew Carter
    58 Andrew Carter
    Hometown:
    Tallahassee, Fla.

    High School:
    Leon

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 290

    Position:
    OL

    Birthdate:
    12/28/1990

    06/12/2013

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    2011: Went on medical hardship prior to the 2011 season after having a benign brain tumor removed.

    2010: Member of UI squad.

    2009: Redshirted the 2009 season.

    High School: A four-star recruit by Scout.com ... Earned second-team All-State honors ... Named a first-team Reebok Florida Phenom ... Rated the seventh-best offensive tackle nationally by Scout.com ... Ranked the No. 25 interior offensive lineman nationally by Tom Lemming ... PrepStar All-Southeast team ... Named the No. 47 offensive guard nationally by Rivals.com and was among the top 100 players in the state of Florida ... Named to the Florida Times-Union Super-75 team ... Rated the sixth-best offensive guard in the state of Florida by Rivals.com ... Ranked the No. 32 prospect in the state of Florida by SuperPrep ... Posted a 4.8 40-yard dash ... Recorded 55 tackles, eight for loss and five sacks as a senior ... A three-year starter on offense and defense ... High school coach was Bill Ragans ... Also participated in basketball and weight lifting throughout high school career.

    Personal: Born on Dec. 28, 1990, in Newburyport, Mass. ... Majoring in animal science ... Does extensive volunteer work with animals ... Has volunteered with 4H as a summer camp counselor ... Also worked as a park counselor working with children with the Tallahassee Parks and Recreation ... Son of Beth and Eric Carter... Received 19 Division I scholarship offers and chose Illinois over Florida State, Miami, Boston College and Michigan.



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