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Carlton Medder


6' 5"
319 lbs.
South Lake

A redshirt senior offensive lineman and three-year letterwinner…Emerged as a staple on an offensive line that produced the SEC’s No. 1 and the nation’s third-ranked scoring offense…

CAREER: Has seen action in 40 games, earning 27 consecutive starts between his junior and senior campaigns at the right tackle position…Graduated with his degree in anthropology in the fall of 2007…Will play in the Texas vs. Nation game in February in El Paso, Texas.

HONORS: 2007 All-SEC second-team selection…2007 All-SEC third-team pick by Phil Steele.

2007: Started and played in all 13 games in his senior year at right tackle…Was part of an offensive line unit that did not allow a sack in seven of 13 contests…Graded out at a career-best and team high 94 percent against Troy and was named the player of the game for UF…Helped provide protection for an offense that went over 500 yards in total offense in seven games…Aided the UF running attack to the third-best rushing offense in the SEC…Graded out a champion throughout the year (Troy, Tennessee, Ole Miss, Kentucky, Georgia, Florida Atlantic).

2006: Started all 14 games at right tackle for the Gators during the season…Recovered a fumble by Chris Leak on the opening play of the game against Georgia and the Gators went on to score a TD on the drive…Made first start at Florida at right tackle in the win over Southern Miss.

2005: Saw action in all 12 games as a member of the field goal and extra-point protection packages on special teams…Appeared on the offensive line during the fourth quarters of the wins over Wyoming, Louisiana Tech, Kentucky, Mississippi State and Florida State.

2004: Worked with the scout team at tackle and did not see any game action.

2003: Worked with the scout team at tackle…Also dressed for the FAMU game.

PREP: Considered among the nation’s top dozen offensive tackles by and one of the state’s top 10 offensive linemen…first-team all-state (5A)…A three-year starter and senior captain…All-district as a junior and senior…Team Offensive MVP as a senior…Named to the All-Central Florida Team…Co-recipient of the District 8 Florida Athletic Coaches Association Offensive Player of the Year…Played in the East-West All-Star Game…Also played defensive line as a senior…A three-year track athlete who competed in the shotput and discus events and participated in weightlifting…Considered North Carolina State, Maryland, Florida State, Georgia and Tennessee in the recruiting process.

PERSONAL: Was born on Dec. 1, 1984, in Brooklyn, N.Y.…High school teammate of former Gator lineman Ryan Carter…Has a younger sister named Marissa…Enjoys watching Dragon Ball Z…His parents are Cliff and Pat Dailey-Medder….Active member of Goodwill Gators who participated in Jump Rope for Heart, Adopt-A-Team and an Orlando Middle School

MAJOR: Anthropology.

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