Size: 5-foot-11, 180 pounds
Hometown: Lakeland, Florida
School: Lake Gibson
Position: Wide Receiver
Committed: October 29, 2012
Other Offers: Former Cincinnati commit. Also held offers from Purdue and Missouri.
Thoughts on Signing With the Golden Gophers
"It's the happiest day of my life," said Carter.
Prep Career Highlights
Carter was stellar for Lake Gibson this past season. He totaled 52 catches for 801 for nine scores. He also recorded one rushing touchdown. As a junior he caught 49 passes for 865 yards and six tochdowns.
Coach Matt Limegrover's Take
"Eric Carter is a young man from Lake Gibson High School. We really were attracted to him early on. He comes from a fantastic program in Florida. We're always on the lookout for playmakers. Eric's a guy that continually on film made big play after big play. [He] has great hands and we just loved his energy on the field. [We] loved him even more when he came up for his official visit and we're very happy he's going to be joining us."
High School Highlight Video