Junior - S - 6'1 209 - Homestead, Fl (Miami Southridge)
Recorded 26 tackles last season, 5 pass break ups, and 1 INT as a sophomore last season (2 starts).
Former 4 star prospect coming out of H.S.
Seems to be continually improving, and a had a very big spring.
Jamal Carter Intercepts Two Passes to Highlight Spring Game ($) http://t.co/6bADp4ugmD— InsideTheU.com (@InsideTheU) March 28, 2015
Summary: Started to show some flashes of his big time playing ability last season. And as noted above, really turned it up during the spring. This kid has ball skills, but also can come up in the box and thump with the best of them. Would like to see him wrap up a little more and not always go for the KO shot, but is improving in all facets, including tackling. The biggest question for me, is will he get real consistent PT in the UM secondary? We know that Al Golden and Mark D'Onofrio like to rotate and play a lot of DBs. And there is no doubt Deon Bush is going to get a ton of snaps, as a proven commodity. Can Carter supplant the heady but less physically gifted Dallas Crawford for a starting spot? Will he lose PT to charismatic freshman Jacquan Johnson? To me Carter is too good to sit. I think he gets the second most snaps at S to Bush, and comes through with 3-4 picks and 50+ bone crunching tackles. There is a ton of competition at the position, but both in coverage and as a hitter, he is too good not to take a step up this year.
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