Carter tallied 30 tackles with 17 solo stops and 13 assisted tackles. He also recorded one tackle for a loss and a caused fumble. He had two or more tackles in 10 of his 12 games and three or more six times. He forced a fumble and had a career-high six tackles in his first career start against Hawai'i. He started the first seven games and final two contests at safety. He played in all 12 contests with nine total starts. He played a total of 515 snaps on the year with a season-high 66 plays at LSU. He played 35 or more snaps 10 times and had 50 or more plays in four contests.
2005 (Sophomore): Marcus played in 10 games, getting a total of 72 snaps on the season. He had one tackle in the LSU game. Marcus had a career-high 20 plays against Utah State.
2004 (Freshman): Marcus saw action in every game, primarily on special teams and finished with 94 snaps on the season. He had three tackles on the season, two against Auburn and one in the LSU game.
Prep: Carter signed with the Tide out of Fort Payne High School in Northeast Alabama. He was a two-way player for the Wildcats his senior year, playing running back and safety. In his junior campaign Carter had 105 carries for 710 yards and seven touchdowns. On the defensive side of the ball Carter added 75 tackles and two interceptions (one for a touchdown). Marcus was selected to The Insiders.com South Hot 100 and was ranked as the 10th best prospect in Alabama by SuperPrep Magazine. He played basketball and also ran track.
Personal: Marcus is the son of Patricia Davis and Charles Carter and he has one older sister, Sherry. Born 6-1-86. He is in pre-major studies.