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Duron Carter could end up at Alabama

Posted on: March 28, 2011 7:34 pm
 
Posted by Tom Fornelli

Given that he's the son of NFL wide receiver Cris Carter, Duron Carter garnered quite a bit of attention when he committed to Ohio State out of high school. His first year in Columbus didn't exactly blow anybody away, as he only had 13 receptions and 1 touchdown. Equally unimpressive were Duron's grades, and he left the school for junior college last season. The original plan had been for Carter to get his grades in order and return to Columbus, but that's no longer in the cards.

Now the word is that Carter could be back on a BCS campus this season with Alabama. A report at al.com says that Alabama has an inside track to land Duron, and according to his father, it's because of the man calling the shots in Tuscaloosa.

"The head coach is as good as it gets," said Cris Carter. "They have structure. Nick Saban provides the kind of environment you look for. There is no better teacher in the game than Nick and his staff. We like the fact that they run a pro style offense. They have a need at the receiver position. They don't have a [big, physical] receiver like Duron right now."

Of course, this doesn't mean that Duron is going to end up with the Tide. He's also made trips to visit LSU and Miami.

At Coffeyville Community College in Kansas last season, Carter caught 44 passes for 690 yards and 10 touchdowns in nine games.
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Since: Jan 17, 2008
Posted on: March 29, 2011 1:23 pm
 

Duron Carter could end up at Alabama

nitrobucks on the crack pipe again, go check in to the rehab center buddy.


Lsutigers66, is that the best you can do?  How about making an attempt to support your position with facts instead of myopic opinion?  Don't be a douche-nozzle.




Since: Jan 4, 2007
Posted on: March 29, 2011 11:50 am
 

Duron Carter could end up at Alabama

nitrobucks on the crack pipe again, go check in to the rehab center buddy.<br />




Since: Jul 15, 2009
Posted on: March 29, 2011 11:25 am
 

Duron Carter could end up at Alabama

he knows he is not academically capable of suceeding at osu or probably any big 10 university.

as we have seen from past player moves, these are probably better school choices for him to consider

where he has a better chance of staying academically eligible. 



Since: Jul 15, 2009
Posted on: March 29, 2011 11:25 am
 

Duron Carter could end up at Alabama

he knows he is not academically capable of suceeding at osu or probably any big 10 university.

as we have seen from past player moves, these are probably better school choices for him to consider

where he has a better chance of staying academically eligible. 



Since: Jan 17, 2008
Posted on: March 29, 2011 10:58 am
 

Duron Carter could end up at Alabama

this tells me the kid would like to play in a more competitive conference with higher level of players and for better coaches, who can fault the kid for that. If he plays for a team in the SEC he will have to come ready to play every week because there are no Saturdays off in the SEC like there are in the big 10.

Don't be such a sanctimonious ass, lsutigers66.  If Duron had not failed miserably in the classroom, he would still be a Buckeye.  He would also likely be in a position to be a starter this year.  When he left OSU to go JC and get his grades in order, Carter announced he was planning to return to OSU.  In reality, there was practically no way he could return to OSU.  By Big Ten rule he could only come back as a walk-on...no scholarship.  You might say that would be no big deal to someone with his Dad's money, but in truth, walk-ons are second class citizens in any program.  For example, they don't get to eat with the team at mealtime.  They don't get a lot of the perks that the scholarship players enjoy.  All of this was known long before this current mess with Tressel came up.  And it certainly has nothing to do with your BS about higher level players and coaches in the SEC.

As for your BS about no weeks off in the SEC, let's just take a quick glance at Bama's schedule:  Kent St (week off), @ Penn St (good), North Texas (week off), Arkansas (mediocre...won't be nearly as good as last year), @ Florida (tough), Vandy (week off), @ Ole Miss (week off), Tenn (mediocre), LSU (tough), @ Miss St (mediocre), Georgia Southern (puh-leeeze!  week off), @ Auburn (tough).  Don't look now slappy, but that looks like 5 weeks off and at no time does Bama have tough games back to back.  Try to get a grip on reality, son.



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Since: Oct 31, 2006
Posted on: March 29, 2011 10:57 am
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Since: Jan 4, 2007
Posted on: March 29, 2011 9:05 am
 

Duron Carter could end up at Alabama

thanks Amason that was some real good stuff there keep up the good work



Since: Mar 29, 2008
Posted on: March 29, 2011 9:00 am
 

Duron Carter could end up at Alabama

Right, lsutigers66, because Kentucky, Vanderbilt, Ole Miss, Mississippi St. are such perennial powers.  And that 12-10 record against the Big Ten in the Capital One and Outback Bowl (the games that have been locked in Big Ten v. SEC for the longest time) is so impressive.  I'm glad you could provide facts rather than your ignorant opinion.  At least bring up last year's New Year's day slaughter.  I'd still go right back to 12-10 since 2000, and you could talk about Ohio State's poor national championship performances, but the bottom line is the SEC is not as good as it thinks it is.  I would definitely say best overall conference, and great at the top with lots of great talent (especially a gap in talent on the d line), but you take it way too far.  I'm not saying this is true for all SEC grads, but you must have taken a lot of days off in the classroom.  Good post, buddy.



Since: Sep 4, 2007
Posted on: March 29, 2011 8:59 am
 

Duron Carter could end up at Alabama

No weeks off in the SEC? You really think Ole Miss, Vandy, Miss St, Kentucky, and Tennessee (who now stinks) are considered powerhouses? It's okay to be a hater of the Big 10, but when half of the SEC has sub .500 winning records, I wouldn't say that teams in the SEC never get a break. 



Since: Jan 4, 2007
Posted on: March 29, 2011 8:39 am
 

Duron Carter could end up at Alabama

this tells me the kid would like to play in a more competitive conference with higher level of players and for better coaches, who can fault the kid for that. If he plays for a team in the SEC he will have to come ready to play every week because there are no Saturdays off in the SEC like there are in the big 10.


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