2016 Kentucky Football Signee - T.J. Carter

T.J. Carter, Defensive End, Fr.-HS, 6-4, 245, Mableton, Ga. (Whitefield Academy) – Earned first-team All-South Region 6-A and first-team All-Cobb County honors as a senior playing defensive end and offensive tackle at Whitefield Academy ... Totaled 68 tackles, including 10 for loss as a senior ... Also charted six sacks and 18 quarterback hurries ... Was the Wolfpacks’ sack leader as a sophomore and junior ... Named Defensive Player of the Game vs. Walker after recording six tackles for loss and a sack in addition to four pancake blocks on the offensive line as a junior ...  Coached by Quinn Gray ... Chose UK over Memphis, Samford and Wyoming.

Coach Stoops on Carter: “T.J. is an explosive athlete who we watched on tape and loved the way he made plays. He is an aggressive player that has a tremendous upside.”