Head Coach Nick Saban and select players meet with the media
Duron Carter gives the Crimson Tide an immediate threat on the outside with his physical frame and excellent pass-catching skills ... transferred into the Alabama program in the summer of 2011 after spending the 2010 season at Coffeyville [Kan.] Community College and 2009 at Ohio State ... Carter chose the Tide over Oregon, LSU, Miami and Auburn in the spring of 2011. Carter spent his sophomore season at Coffeyville [Kan.] Community College where he proved to be a playmaker in the receiving corps ... hauled in 44 receptions for 690 yards and 10 touchdowns in 2010 ... helped guide the Red Ravens to a 6-5 record and a berth in the Graphic Edge Bowl ... as a true freshman at Ohio State he played in 12 games in 2009 ... was sixth on the team with 13 receptions for 178 yards ... averaged 13.5 yards per catch ... like his All-Pro father, Cris, caught a touchdown as an OSU freshman with a five-yard grab against Indiana in the fifth game of the season ... also returned two punts for 24 yards with a long of 20 yards and made one tackle on special teams ... Carter led the St. Thomas Aquinas Raiders to back-to-back Florida state 5A titles in 2008 and 2009 ... the Raiders 15-0 record earned them No. 1 ranking in America among prep teams ... hauled in 39 receptions for 739 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior for Coach George Smith ... was selected to play in the Under Armour All-America Game ... earned first-team All-Broward honors ... Orlando Sentinel All-Southern ... No. 90 in the Rivals 100 ... a four-star prospect ... Super Prep Florida Top 20 ... Mobile Press-Register Super Southeast ... son of Melanie and Cris Carter ... father, Cris, an NFL all-pro, was an Ohio State letterman from 1984-86 and still ranks second with 168 career receptions at OSU.