36   Chase Carter
Chase Carter

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wichita, KS

High School:
Wichita Heights

Last College:
Coffeyville C.C.

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175

Position:
DB

Experience:
1L


2008: Made 40 tackles, 30 solo, in 13 games and 12 starts during the regular-season. Ranked eighth on the team in total tackles and was fifth in unassisted stops. Had a season-high six tackles, with a season-best five solo stops, at Ball State. Recorded five tackles versus Central Michigan. Totaled four tackles each versus Indiana State, Toledo and Kent State and added a pass break up in the ISU game. Recovered a fumble at Western Michigan. Contributed three solo stops in the Miami game and had two tackles in the bowl game.

2007: Set an NIU single-season record with 120 interception return yards. That total already ranks 10th on the school's career list. Tied for the team lead with two interceptions and ranked second with five pass break ups. One of only three defensive players to start all 12 games a year ago. Totaled 42 tackles on the year, including one-half for loss. Made four tackles in his NIU debut vs. Iowa (9-1). Credited with a pass break up and totaled four stops, three solo, vs. Southern Illinois (9-8). Made three tackles vs. Eastern Michigan (9-15). Recorded the second-longest interception return in school history with a 95-yard pick-off and touchdown return at Idaho (9-22). Added a pass break up in that game. Intercepted a pass and returned it 25 yards, and totaled four tackles and a pass break up at Temple (10-6). Collected five tackles, three solo, vs. Western Michigan (10-13). Credited with five stops, four solo, and a pass break up at Toledo (10-27). Registered a season-best six tackles with a half tackle for loss vs. Kent State (11-10). Had three tackles and a pass break up at Navy (11-17). Recorded three tackles, two solo, vs. Ball State (11-24). Enrolled at NIU in January 2007 and participated in spring drills.

Coffeyville Community College: Named to the Honorable Mention KJCCC All-Conference Team in 2006. Helped lead Coffeyville to a berth in the 2006 Zions Bank Top of the Mountain Bowl. Made 33 tackles and grabbed two interceptions as a sophomore.

High School: Honorable mention All-City choice as a senior. Credited with 75 tackles and picked off six passes to tie the Wichita East High single season record for interceptions. Also played wide receiver and caught 12 passes for 200 yards and two touchdowns his senior season. Named Wichita East's Most Improved Player. Helped lead his prep team to a GWAL City League championship and a sectional title his senior year. Team finished 10-1 overall and was a perfect 6-0 in the conference.

Personal: Born April 7, 1987 in Wichita, Kan. Son of Silvia and Cornelius Carter. Enjoys working out, playing video games and spending time with his family and friends. Huskie Scholar on the list of 3.0 spring semester GPA earners. Admires Lebron James, Champ Bailey, Deion Sanders and Michael Jordan. Studying communication studies with an organizational/corporate emphasis.

CARTER'S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year G/GS Solo Assist Total TFL-Yds. Sk.-Yds. FF/FR Int/PBU
2007 12/12 23 19 42 0.5-0 0-0 0/0 2/5
2008 13/12 30 10 40 0-0 0-0 0/1 0/1
Career 25/24 53 29 83 0.5-0 0-0 0/1 2/6

CARTER'S CAREER GAME HIGHS
Tackles: 6, twice; last at Ball State, 11-5-08
Pass Break Ups: 1, six times, last vs. Indiana State, 9-20-08
Interceptions: 1, twice, last at Temple, 10-6-07

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