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Position
LB
 
Jersey
54
Name  Bruce Carter
Born  2/19/1988
Height  6-3
Weight  233
College  North Carolina
DEFENSE
Year S-Tkl A-Tkl Total Sack S-Yds PD FF Safety
YTD 31 14.0 45.0 1.0 9 5 0 0
2013 73 23.0 96.0 2.0 11 3 0 0
2012 51 19.0 70.0 0.0 0 2 0 0
2011 1 1.0 2.0 0.0 0 1 0 0

INTERCEPTIONS
Year Int Yds Lng TD
YTD 2 25 25 1

 
Notes:
2010 Butkus Award finalist...2010 Second Team All-ACC selection...2009 Second Team-All ACC pick...Started 43 career games, including all 13 in 2009 and 10 of 12 in 2010...Ranked third on the team with 57 total tackles this past season, while also compiling 3.5 TFLs, 2.5 sacks, two pass breakups, one interception and one forced fumble...Finished 2009 campaign ranked third on team with 65 total tackles, while also compiling 7.5 TFLs, two sacks, one interception return for a touchdown, two pass breakups and four quarterback pressures...Compiled 68 total tackles, 11 TFLs, five sacks and a nation-leading five blocked kicks in 2008...Suffered a late season-ending injury in 2010 against NC State and underwent ACL reconstructive surgery on December 14th...Possesses stunning athleticism...Highly aggressive on underneath routes, which translates into susceptibility to play action...Strong closing speed...Aggressively pursues ball carriers and possesses the strength needed to shed blockers...Can chase from sideline to sideline...Strong in coverage, changes directions fluidly...Explosive tackler...Special teams marvel...Relies on speed as stand-up pass rusher...Physical tools are enticing, but injury status and an underwhelming senior season may make potential suitors wary.

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