Carter Gets All-Star Jersey

This morning at the Mandarin high school auditorium, defensive back Tony Carter was presented his US Army All-American jersey before a packed house of friends, students' teachers, coaches and family members. The was on hand for the ceremony.

Carter, a 5-foot-10 and 145 pound standout with 4.4 speed, stood up in front of packed crowd to thanking everyone from his family to his coaches. After thanking everyone, he said he was ready to make his college choice. He then paused for a second and told the audience "sike" with a huge grin on his face.

"Tony is the fastest player that we have ever had," head football coach Richard Brunoski said. "He's been a shutdown corner and we have been able to do things on defense without getting beat over the top. As a person he's been a team captain and a positive leader. He leads by example and he works hard which is his biggest attribute."

The Territory caught up with Cater after the assembly was over to get a few brief comments.

"This honor means the world to me and I'm excited." Carter, who has 20 career interceptions, said. "I'm basically ready for the game and I'm going to try and win the MVP award."

Carter will officially visit North Carolina (1/9), Florida State 91/23) and Tennessee.

The Mandarin high school senior will announce close to signing day.

The Army All-American All-Star game will be played on January 3rd at the Alamo Dome in San Antonio (TX). The game will be broadcasted on NBC.

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