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Ryan Carter
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Ryan Carter 1087137
Position: CB
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 180
Year: Redshirt Graduate
Hometown: Grayson, Ga.
High School: Grayson HS
Experience: 3 Letters

Had 83 tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss, a sack, two quarterback pressures, four interceptions for 29 yards and a touchdown, 19 pass breakups, a caused fumble and recovered fumble in 1,546 snaps over 55 games (29 starts) in his career ... tied for third in Clemson history in games.

2017: Honorable Mention All-ACC selection ... permanent team co-captain ... had 31 tackles, two tackles for loss, a quarterback pressure, three interceptions for 12 yards and a touchdown, 10 pass breakups anad a caused fumble in 686 snaps over 14 games (14 starts) ... had a pass breakup in 15 snaps against Kent State on Sept. 2 ... had five tackles and a pass breakup in 61 snaps against No. 13 Auburn on Sept. 9 ... had three tackles in 45 snaps against Boston College on Sept. 23 ... had two tackles and two pass breakups in 63 snaps at No. 12 Virginia Tech on Sept. 30 ... had a tackle and pass breakup in 84 snaps at Syracuse on Oct. 13 ... had two tackles and a tackle for loss in 57 snaps against Georgia Tech on Oct. 28; named team co-defensive player-of-the-game ... had four tackles, a tackle for loss, an interception and a team-high three pass breakups in 78 snaps at No. 20 NC State on Nov. 4 ... had two tackles and a pass breakup in 35 snaps against Florida State on Nov. 11 ... had four tackles and a 12-yard interception return for a touchdown in 56 snaps at South Carolina on Nov. 25; named team defensive player-of-the-game ... had a tackle, interception, pass breakup and caused fumble in 39 snaps against No. 7 Miami (Fla.) in the ACC Championship Game on Dec. 2; named team co-defensive player-of-the-game ... had three tackles in 57 snaps against No. 4 Alabama in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1.

2016: Earned defense's Iron Man Award ... produced 29 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, seven pass breakups and an interception in 15 games (13 starts) ... saw career-high 624 snaps, well over his combined career total entering the season ... earned start at cornerback against Auburn and graded over 90 percent in his 33 snaps ... played 34 snaps against Troy ... had first career sack against Georgia Tech, a big reason the Tigers held the Yellow Jackets to just 124 total yards ... was co-defensive player of the game for the Tigers ... had half a tackle for loss in game against No. 3 Louisville ... posted a tackle for loss and pass breakup in win at Boston College ... had two pass breakups and a tackle for loss in win over NC State ... tallied first career interception against Syracuse ... posted two pass breakups and a tackle for loss against Pittsburgh ... notched a pass deflection against Virginia Tech, to go along with three tackles.

2015: Appeared in 14 games, with two starts ... had 23 tackles and two pass breakups in 233 snaps ... earned first career takeaway against Appalachian State, with a recovered fumble ... was in on career-high 31 snaps against Louisville, tallying four stops ... posted a PBU in the win over Notre Dame ... posted first career tackle for loss against Wake Forest ... earned first career start in the ACC Championship Game, where he contributed five tackles ... also started the Orange Bowl win over Oklahoma, contributing three tackles in 47 snaps.

2014: Had three tackles in three snaps over 12 games ... had one tackle in three snaps against SC State on Sept. 6; it was his first career game ... had a special teams tackle against Syracuse on Oct. 25.

2013: Redshirted.

Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 31 cornerback in the nation and No. 61 player in Georgia by ESPN ... helped Grayson High School to a 10-2 record and a No. 5 final state ranking ... had 49 receptions for 1,112 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior ... had 10 receptions for 266 yards and three touchdowns as a junior ... helped his team to a 15-0 record and a state championship as a junior ... teammate of Wayne Gallman in high school ... coached by Mickey Conn at Grayson High; Conn was a roommate of Head Coach Dabo Swinney at Alabama, and is now on Clemson’s staff ... recruited by Tony Elliott.

Personal: Graduated with a degree in sociology ... born Nov. 4, 1994

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