Wildcats getting right mentally and physically for first trip to California since 1995 season
2013: Redshirt junior ... Started all 12 games at defensive tackle ... Ranked tied for third on the team with five pass breakups ... Posted four tackles against Michigan State ... Registered first two career sacks at Nebraska ... Equaled career high with three assisted tackles at Iowa ... Made a career-high six tackles at Wisconsin ... Added a pass breakup and a tackle for loss against the Badgers ... Matched a previous career high with four tackles against Western Michigan ... Picked up 1.0 TFL in season opener at Cal.
2012: Played in all 13 games as a key reserve on the defensive line ... 15 total tackles with one TFL ... One stop vs. Vanderbilt and against BC ... One tackle vs. South Dakota ... Two tackles at Penn State ... Assisted on one TFL at Minnesota ... Posted a career-best four tackles vs. Nebraska ... One stop vs. Iowa ... Two tackles against Michigan State and one vs. Illinois ... One tackle in TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl vs. Mississippi State.
2011: Made collegiate debut at Boston College, playing a backup defensive tackle role ... Notched his first career tackle against the Cornhuskers ... Earned an assisted tackle vs. Minnesota.
2010: Did not see action.
High School:SuperPrep All-Midwest, Rivals.com All-Midwest and PrepStar All-Midwest honoree ... Ranked 12th overall among all Illinois players by SuperPrep and 18th overall among all Illinois players by Rivals.com ... Ranked second-best defensive end in the state by Rivals.com ... Ranked 57th among all players in Midwest Region (six states) by SuperPrep ... Ranked 61st nationally among defensive ends by SuperPrep ... 2010 U.S. Army All-American Game participant ... Earned all-state honors from the Chicago Tribune ... Named the Ramblers' Defensive MVP ... Two-time first-team All-Catholic League Blue selection ... Chicago Sun-Timeshonorable mention all-state pick ... In 2009, totaled 83 tackles (46 solos), four fumble recoveries, one interception and one TD ... Helped the Ramblers win nine straight games and finish 11-2 with a state semifinal appearance ... Returned an interception for a TD vs. Saint Patrick ... Tied a state record with three fumble recoveries in a single playoff game vs. Mt. Carmel ... Two-time academic all-state selection ... Coached by John Holecek.
Personal: Born Chancellor Carter I ... Son of Alvin Carter and Abigail Johnson ... Becomes the third current player from Loyola to land on NU's roster, joining Pat Hickey and Brian Mulroe ... Majoring in psychology.