A powerful fullback expected to lead the way for LSU’s running back group … 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 played in 12 games with one start during his brief LSU career … Has caught six passes for 61 yards and a touchdown.
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.