"I felt good when I woke up today," he said. "I was real excited to sign with a big university like Nebraska."
What made the Cornhuskers stand out amongst the slew of offers that Carter held?
"The way they want to use me," he said. "The way they use their tight ends. I won't be used just as a tight end. I'll be stretched out and will come out of the backfield in motion.
"I like the coaches at Nebraska; their style of coaching. When I went on the official, Coach Beck and Coach Cotton sat me down and showed me some things with the offense."
Carter felt at home in Lincoln.
"I was impressed with the atmosphere and the teammates I'll be playing with," he said. "We have two DBs and a big offensive lineman at Rummel that I'll be helping Nebraska recruit."
Rummel recorded a perfect season en route to the 2012 Class 5A state championship.
"Coach (Jay) Roth wanted to get the ball into my hands more," Carter said. "(Rummel QB/Mississippi St. signee) Damian Williams and I actually worked out together every day during the offseason.
"We would lift weights and run in the morning, then have a basketball game in the afternoon and lift weights and run again after that. We became pretty close and tight, you know?"
Sounds like Carter will be well-equipped for the college grind once he reports to Nebraska.
Carter is the seventh-ranked fullback prospect in the nation.