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DeWayne

Carter

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Defensive Tackle
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 300
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Pickerington, Ohio
High School: Pickerington Central

Bio

PRIOR TO DUKE: Four-year letterman at Pickerington Central under coach Jay Sharrett ... consensus three-star prospect by ESPN.com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com ... rated as the No. 33 defensive tackle nationally according to Rivals.com and 247Sports.com ... helped Pickerington Central reach the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) Division I semifinals the last three years of his career and won the state title as a junior ... two-time all-conference and all-district selection ... served as a team captain as a senior ... after senior year, earned first team all-state honors from the Associated Press and Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association ... guided the Tigers to an 11-3 overall record ... USA Today American Family Insurance ALL-USA Ohio Football Team second team selection as a senior ... The Columbus Dispatch's All-Metro Team Defensive Player of Year as a senior after finishing with 83 tackles, 8.0 TFL, 5.0 sacks, four PBUs, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one INT returned 18 yards for a TD ... Pickerington Central finished 14-1 during state title campaign as a junior and 12-2 in sophomore season ... as a junior, carded 70 tackles, 11.0 TFL, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery ... finished sophomore season with 42 tackles, 7.0 TFL and one fumble recovery ... also played baseball, helping Pickerington Central to the OHSAA district semifinals as a senior, when he was a first team all-central district and first team All-Ohio Capital Conference-OHIO honoree.

PERSONAL: Born December 10, 2000 ... son of Kristin and DeWayne Carter ... father was a three-year letterman (1993-94-95) in football at Ohio State as the Buckeyes went 30-7-1, won the Big Ten championship in 1993 and appeared in a trio of bowl games ... grandfather, Raymond Carter, earned eight letters (1955-56-57-58) in football and track & field at Youngstown State, set the school mark in the 100-yard dash at 9.7 and in the broad jump at 23 feet and was inducted into the Youngstown State Hall of Fame in 1997 ... uncle, Raymond Carter, earned three letters (1983-84-85) as a tailback at Notre Dame.
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