Sam Carter

215 lbs

Sam Carter


With 25 straight starts under his belt, Sam Carter is one of the most experienced defensive backs in the Big 12 and packs a punch from his safety position with the TCU Horned Frogs at 6-1, 215 pounds. Carter was named second-team all-Big 12 in 2012 and 2013 and has nine interceptions in the past two seasons, as well as 14 tackles for loss. Carter should be the leader of what looks to be a very experienced and talented TCU secondary in 2014.

High School

When he left Alief Hastings High School in New Orleans, it looked like Carter was destined to play quarterback. He was ranked the 23rd best dual-threat quarterback in the country after passing for 1,791 yards and nearly 1,000 rushing as a senior. In all, he accounted for 26 touchdowns and was a nominee for the Old Spice Red Zone Player of th...