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Amari Carter

position

Safety

Height

6-2

Weight

200 lbs.

Class

Senior

Hometown

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

High School

Palm Beach Gardens

2020 (Senior): Named one of four team captains prior to season…Started season opener against UAB (Sept. 10) and finished with five tackles (four solo)…Started and finished with eight solo tackles and wore Turnover Chain for first time in 2020 with fumble recovery in road win over top-20 Louisville (Sept. 19)…Started for team lead with six total tackles (five solo) in romp of rival Florida State…Had one solo tackle in start at top-ranked Clemson (Oct. 10).

2019 (Junior): Saw action in all 13 games and made five starts…Totaled 37 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and 1.0 sack…Added one interception, one forced fumble and one PBU…Started season opener at Florida (Aug. 24) and enjoyed strong performance, setting career mark with seven total tackles and first interception of career…Started at North Carolina (Sept. 7) but was ejected in first half due to targeting call…Started home opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 14) and finished with one solo tackle…Started and finished with four tackles (three solo), one PBU and 0.5 TFLs in win over Central Michigan (Sept. 21)…Had three tackles against Virginia Tech (Oct. 5)…Started and finished with a pair of solo tackles in win over Virginia (Oct. 11)…Had two tackles against Georgia Tech (Oct. 19)…Finished with five tackles (four solo) in win at Pittsburgh (Oct. 26)…Posted four solo tackles, including six-yard sack, in win at Florida State (Nov. 2)…Finished with four solo tackles and one forced fumble in win over Louisville (Nov. 9)…Posted one solo tackle against FIU (Nov. 23)…Posted three total tackles (two solo) in regular season finale at Duke (Nov. 30).

2018 (Sophomore): Saw action in 12 of 13 games, making two starts…Finished with 12 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss, one sack and three PBUs…Saw action in season opener against LSU (Sept. 2)…Set career mark with six tackles (one solo) and added 2.0 tackles for loss (13 yards), including 10-yard sack, in win over Savannah State (Sept. 8)…Did not attend game at Toledo (Sept. 15) while attending to family issue…Named special teams captain and made first start of career in win over FIU (Sept. 22), finishing with one solo tackle and one PBU…Started and had three tackles (two solo) in win over North Carolina (Sept. 27)…Had two solo tackles and 1.0 TFL (two yards) in win over Florida State (Oct. 6)…Saw action at Virginia (Oct. 13)…Played at Boston College (Oct. 26)…Saw action in games versus Duke (Nov. 3) and Georgia Tech (Nov. 10)…Competed in wins over Virginia Tech (Nov. 17) and Pittsburgh (Nov. 24)…Saw action in New Era Pinstripe Bowl vs. Wisconsin (Dec. 27).

2017 (True Freshman): Saw action in all 13 games in first season…Finished with 26 tackles and 2.0 tackles for loss…Totaled two sacks…Had one forced fumble….Was among Miami’s top impact players on special teams…Made career debut in season opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 2) and finished with four tackles, all solo, and one forced fumble…Saw action in win over Toledo (Sept. 23) and posted two tackles (one solo)…Totaled three tackles (two solo) in win at Duke (Sept. 29)…Had one tackle in win at Florida State (Oct. 7)…Saw action against Georgia Tech (Oct. 14)…Finished with two solo tackles in win over Syracuse (Oct. 21)…Totaled a pair of solo tackles in win at North Carolina (Oct. 28)…Lone tackle was first sack of career (10 yards) in win over Virginia Tech (Nov. 4)…Recorded three solo tackles in win over Notre Dame (Nov. 11)…Tied career high with four tackles (one solo) in win over Virginia (Nov. 18)…Had one solo tackle at Pittsburgh (Nov. 24)…Finished with two solo tackles, including one four-yard sack, in ACC Championship Game against Clemson (Dec. 2)…Had one solo tackle in Capital One Orange Bowl against Wisconsin (Dec. 30).

High School: Four-star safety prospect by ESPN…Three-star prospect by 247Sports, Rivals and Scout…Ranked No. 239 player nationwide regardless of position in ESPN300…Ranked No. 5 on Palm Beach Big Board and Super 11 pick by Palm Beach Post…Named 2016 All-County Defensive Player of the Year by Sun Sentinel after senior season… Had 60 tackles and three interceptions during junior year at Palm Beach Gardens…Coached by Rob Freeman at Palm Beach Gardens…Chose Miami over offers from Auburn, Clemson, LSU, Michigan and Notre Dame, among others.