A powerful fullback expected to help pave the way for LSU’s primary ball carriers again in 2019 ... Has good hands out the backfield and serves as an asset in the passing game when called upon ... Relishes the big block, much like that of his dad James Carter, who played fullback and defensive tackle for Georgia Southern, winning back-to-back 1-AA national titles in 1985 and 1986 ... James earned 1-AA All-America honors from Sporting News in 1986 ... Has seen action in 24 games with five starts.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2018)
LSU’s starting fullback in 2018 ... Played in 12 games, starting four times ... Rushed twice for four yards and caught four passes for 39 yards and a touchdown ... Biggest play as a Tiger came in the fifth OT vs. Texas A&M when he caught an 11-yard TD pass from running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire that put the Tigers up 58-52 ... Had a 10-yard reception in win over No. 2 Georgia and one for six yards in road win over Arkansas ... Rushed for two yards on one carry against both Louisiana Tech and Ole Miss in back-to-back weeks.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2017)
Played in the final 12 games of the season and earned one start at tight end against Syracuse ... Finished his first season with six catches for 61 yards and a touchdown ... Made his first career reception against Troy ... Caught his first career touchdown pass, a two-yard reception from Danny Etling against Florida for a crucial score ... Also made several crucial blocks in the win over Florida on LSU’s receiver-run jet sweeps ... Had one reception for 15 yards against Arkansas and a pair of catches for 32 yards against Texas A&M, including a career-long 28-yard catch and run against the Aggies that help setup a second quarter field gave that gave LSU a 20-0 advantage.
Consensus three-star prospect by all major sites ... Listed as the No. 1 fullback by Scout.com and the No. 3 fullback by 247Sports ... Massive contributor to the Lee County High School team on both sides of the ball ... Served as the dominant lead blocker on offense ... Also played defensive end where he recorded 52 tackles, including 11 for loss, and nine sacks during his senior season ... Named to the Albany Herald All-Area first team ... Earned a spot on Region 1-6A's defensive first team ... Coached by Dean Fabrizio.
Parents are Robin and James Carter ... Born March 16, 1999 ... Majoring in sport administration.
TORY CARTER’S CAREER HIGHS
Carries: 1, 2x (Last: vs. Ole Miss, 2018)
Rushing Yards: 2, 2x (Last: vs. Ole Miss 2018)
Receptions: 2, 3x times (Last: at Texas A&M, 2018)
Receiving yards: 32 vs. Texas A&M, 2017
Receiving TDs: 1, 2x (Last: at Texas A&M, 2018)
Long reception: 28 vs. Texas A&M, 2017