Carter blocked a punt, returned an interception 55 yards and had seven tackles in Carolina's 17-13 win at Rutgers. With Rutgers driving in Carolina territory, Carter made a leaping grab of Tom Savage's second-quarter pass and returned it to the Rutgers 28-yard line. Carolina went on to score a touchdown and cut the lead to 10-7. In the fourth quarter, with Carolina holding a 14-13 lead, Carter blocked a punt, his sixth career blocked kick, and the Tar Heels took over at the Rutgers 35. Carolina kicked a field goal on the ensuing drive. Carter also added a 4-yard tackle for loss.
Carter Earns ACC Honors
DEFENSIVE BACK OF THE WEEK – Bruce Carter, North Carolina, LB, Sr., 6-3, 235, Havelock, N.C. (Havelock)
Inside Carolina Top Stories
Bradley Selected No. 28 OverallThe freshman forward is UNC's third one-and-done of the Roy Williams era.
Inside CarolinaThursday at 7:29 PM
Jackson Drafted by SacramentoThe ACC Player of the Year is the 17th Tar Heel picked in the first round during the Roy Williams era.
Inside CarolinaThursday at 6:03 PM
Decision Quickly Approaching for Jahmir SmithThe in-state running back enjoyed Fedora's Freak Show, but a prior visit might be much more impactful.
Inside CarolinaThursday at 11:22 AM
Four-star WR Makes Final Trip Before DecisionJordyn Adams will announce his college decision on July 3, during the Opening.
Inside CarolinaThursday at 4:50 AM
Try Inside Carolina's Free Trial Today!Inside Carolina is the undisputed No. 1 subscription site for Tar Heel sports. Why subscribe? Here are the Top 10 reasons provided by Inside Carolina subscribers ...
Inside CarolinaTuesday at 3:00 AM