82 Drew Carter

Drew Carter Ohio State
Drew Carter
United States
Solon, OH
High School
Current Team
Ohio State
1999, 2000, 2001

Major: Sport and Leisure Studies (2001), Undeclared (1999-00)

Weight: 200 (2001), 187 (1999-00)

2001 Media Guide: Drew Carter is another highly thought of wide receiver … expected to be the starter at split end, succeeding two-year regular Reggie Germany … good athlete with fine hands and speed … former high school basketball standout who now uses his leaping ability to go up and catch passes … did not start playing football until his senior year in high school and is still very much in the early stages of his football career, especially in terms of learning the intricacies of the game … worked hard in the spring and is going to be an exceptional player … inexperienced but has the ability to be a gamebreaker … also a member of the Ohio State track team this past year, competing in the long jump and the 4 X 100 Relay.

2000 Season: Played in all 12 games for a total of 52 minutes … finished the year with six receptions for 75 yards, an average of 12.5 yards per catch … two catches for 27 yards against Michigan … also had a 19-yard catch-and-run against Penn State.

2000 Media Guide: When you see him run crisp routes, make a circus catch on the sideline look routine, and outleap a defensive back by eight inches, there’s no way you’ll believe that Drew Carter has only been playing football for two years – one as a senior in high school and the other as a freshman that was redshirted at Ohio State. Blessed with an enormous amount of natural athletic ability, Carter is a huge part of the future of the OSU offense. “Drew Carter probably has more potential than any other receiver we have,” Tim Salem, receivers coach, said. “He hadn’t played much football prior to coming here. He’s come a long way since his first day on campus and will be a major contributor to the offense in due time.”

1999: Redshirted.

1999 Media Guide: Did not play high school football as a sophomore or junior, instead concentrating on basketball and averaged 19.0 points per game as a junior … was outstanding on the football field as a senior, averaging a marvelous 27.0 yards every time he made a reception … Caught 33 passes for 890 yards and 13 touchdowns for an 8-2 Solon High team … Three touchdown receptions in his second game as a senior hiked the interest from major schools … A brother, Grant, will be a sophomore on the football team at Minnesota … Selected honorable mention Division I all-district … the son of Tina and Wayne Carter.


SeasonTeamGGSTgtRecRec YdsRec TDLng2 Pt ConvFumLost
2000Ohio State12013675019000