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Quinton Carter
S #38
Height:
6-1
Weight:
200
Age:
26
College:
Oklahoma
Hometown:
Las Vegas, Nev.
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
21
SCK
1.0
FF
1
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 79 64 15 2.0 0 1 0 0 -- 0 0 1 0
2014 DEN 11 0 21 17 4 1.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2012 DEN 3 0 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 DEN 16 10 56 45 11 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 IND W 31-24 7 6 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2 KC W 24-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @SEA L 20-26 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 ARI W 41-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @NYJ W 31-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 SF W 42-17 2 1 1 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 SD W 35-21 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 @NE L 21-43 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @OAK W 41-17 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @STL L 7-22 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 MIA W 39-36 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 @KC W 29-16 4 4 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 BUF W 24-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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CARTER AT A GLANCE:
• A third-year safety who has played in 19 games and totaled 49 tackles (41 solo) with one sack in his first two seasons (2011-12) with the Broncos.
• Saw action in three games in 2012 before being placed on injured reserve (knee).
• Appeared in all 16 regular-season games and both playoff contests while combining for 12 starts during his rookie campaign.
• Recorded an interception in consecutive playoff games during the 2011 postseason to become one of just nine rookies in the Super Bowl era to accomplish that feat.
• Earned consensus All-America honors and first-team All-Big 12 Conference recognition following his senior season at the University of Oklahoma in 2010.
• Played 44 career games (29 starts), opening every contest for Oklahoma during his final two seasons and contributing 184 tackles (110 solo) and eight interceptions (62 yds.) during that span.
• Recognized for his community involvement by being named to the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team in 2010 and receiving the Wooden Citizenship Cup in 2011.
• Selected by the Broncos in the fourth round (108th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

CARTER AT A GLANCE:
• A third-year safety who has played in 19 games and totaled 49 tackles (41 solo) with one sack in his first two seasons (2011-12) with the Broncos.
• Saw action in three games in 2012 before being placed on injured reserve (knee).
• Appeared in all 16 regular-season games and both playoff contests while combining for 12 starts during his rookie campaign.
• Recorded an interception in consecutive playoff games during the 2011 postseason to become one of just nine rookies in the Super Bowl era to accomplish that feat.
• Earned consensus All-America honors and first-team All-Big 12 Conference recognition following his senior season at the University of Oklahoma in 2010.
• Played 44 career games (29 starts), opening every contest for Oklahoma during his final two seasons and contributing 184 tackles (110 solo) and eight interceptions (62 yds.) during that span.
• Recognized for his community involvement by being named to the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team in 2010 and receiving the Wooden Citizenship Cup in 2011.
• Selected by the Broncos in the fourth round (108th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a draft choice 7/27/11. Placed on injured reserve (knee) 9/29/12.

Carter's Single-Game Highs
(Postseason in parentheses)
Tackles — 8 at Oakland, 11/6/11 (5, twice, last at New England, 1/14/12). Interceptions — None (1, twice, last at New England, 1/14/12). Interception return yards — None (17 at New England, 1/14/12). Passes Defensed — None (1, twice, last at New England, 1/14/12). Sacks — 1 vs. New England, 12/18/11 (none). Sack yards — 4 vs. New England, 12/18/11 (none).

2012: Carter played three games before being placed on injured reserve with a knee injury... Made a tackle on punt coverage vs. Pit. (9/9)... Registered a special-teams stop on punt coverage vs. Hou. (9/23)... Placed on injured reserve on Sept. 29.

2011:
Selected by the Broncos in the fourth round (108th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft, Carter played all 16 games as a rookie, opening eight contests at free safety and two others at strong safety, while contributing 49 tackles (41 solo) and one sack (4 yds.) on defense and seven tackles on special teams... Started both postseason games for Denver, totaling a combined 10 tackles (6 solo) and recording an interception in each to become just the ninth rookie in the Super Bowl era to post an interception in consecutive playoff contests.

COLLEGE: Carter totaled 221 tackles (131 solo), eight interceptions (62 yds.), 21 passes defensed and two fumble recoveries in 44 career games (29 starts) at the University of Oklahoma... Named a consensus All-America selection and a first-team All-Big 12 Conference honoree following his senior season after posting 96 tackles, four interceptions (38 yds.) and 10 passes defensed... Selected as one of eight national semifinalists for the Lott IMPACT Trophy (college player with biggest impact on team) in 2010... Earned second-team All-Big 12 accolades as a junior after finishing second on the Sooners with 88 tackles (51 solo) to go along with four interceptions (24 yds.) and nine passes defensed.

PERSONAL: Carter attended Cheyenne High School in Las Vegas, Nev., where he was named to the Las Vegas Sun’s 2000s All-Decade Team as a defensive back... Named to the Allstate American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team in 2010 and was the recipient of the Wooden Citizenship Cup in 2011 in recognition for his community service and character... Founded the non-profit SOUL Organization (Serving Others through Unity and Leadership) during his sophomore year at Oklahoma, which includes a football camp that integrates classroom work and lectures about the value of education, eating right and making smart decisions... Volunteered time for KinderCare, teaching basic reading and writing skills to children, as well as the Oklahoma City Marathon, the University Center for Student Advancement and the OU Black Graduate Student Association... Graduated from Oklahoma with a degree in sociology and a minor in nonprofit-organization studies... Quinton Carter was born on July 20, 1988, in Las Vegas.

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