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24 Deshawn Carter
  • Cornerback
  • 6-0, 211
  • 2001-05, 2L
  • Hammond, LA (Ponchatoula HS)

Completed undergraduate coursework in December 2005…Left the team during the in September of the 2005 season…Saw action in 21 games as a backup at corner and on special teams…

2005: Saw action in the season-opener vs. Wyoming…

2004: Was a backup at cornerback who saw time on punt and punt return units…Played in four contests, including the Eastern Michigan, Tennessee, Kentucky and Arkansas games for a total of 42 plays…Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll…Recorded a tackle a piece in the Eastern Michigan and Tennessee games…Deflected a pass in the Eastern Michigan match-up…Made fifth career appearance at defensive back vs. Eastern Micigan….

2003: Saw action in four games (SJSU, Vanderbilt, South Carolina and FSU)…Played on special teams for 13 of his 14 plays…Was in one defensive play during the SJSU game…Also dressed for the Tennessee and LSU games…A lung infection limited his action during 2003 spring practice…

2002: Listed as a backup at cornerback…Saw action in 12 games (all but Ohio) for 129 plays…Made college debut in season-opener vs. UAB at cornerback and on special teams, where he registered one tackle…Saw action in the secondary vs. UAB, Miami and Kentucky…Made a key block to spring teammate Keiwan Ratliff for a big kickoff return which resulted in a Florida field goal in the second quarter of the Outback Bowl vs. Michigan…

2001:Worked with the scout team at defensive back and was redshirted…

PREP: Considered one of the nation's top prep defensive backs in 1999…Signed with UF in February 2000, but did not enroll when fall term began in late August…Re-signed with UF in Feb. 2001…Named to SuperPrep's All-America Team for 1999 and that publication ranked him among the nation's top 11 defensive backs…Named to National Bluechips All-America Team and that publication ranked him among the nation's top eight cornerback prospects…High school coach was Jeff Lyons…

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Career Defensive Stats:
Year Ut-At Tt Tbl Qbs Ff Fr Pd Int
2002 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
2003 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 1-1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 2-1 3 0 0 0 0 2 0
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