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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 7, 2011
Posted on: March 29, 2011 6:58 am
 

Duron Carter could end up at Alabama

Ohio State is taking the atitude they dont want him back any more but im sure after the mess that school and coach is in now he dont want them any more either. Im afraid you are going to see alot of this in the comming furture with recruits who have committed as will as prospects!



Since: Sep 16, 2007
Posted on: March 29, 2011 5:42 am
 

Duron Carter could end up at Alabama

Lol what a joke. A misagain fan talking about other teams paying players. A misagain fan talking about other teams cheating? i guess since your team wrote the book on the subject it gives you the right. First let me say that the rule about players selling their own things is alot of bs put a rule is a rule. They have been caught and delt with. I think 5 games is more than enough punishment for them. The Tress thing is more of a problem than the players. I cant believe he has continued to be dishonest about things after it all has came to light. Tell the truth and deal with the problem so the team and the fans can move on. The statement that the Buckeyes paying players to play is just plain stupid.


miamivice82
Since: Jan 25, 2008
Posted on: March 28, 2011 11:06 pm
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Since: Mar 15, 2008
Posted on: March 28, 2011 9:43 pm
 

Duron Carter could end up at Alabama

He is not welcome back. The staff made little or no effort to get him to return to C-bus. That ship sailed long before the current state of affairs at OSU.If the kid has matured,he might turn out to be a great player. I believe dad is looking for a team with less pressure to perform in the class room for his son.



Since: Sep 13, 2006
Posted on: March 28, 2011 9:43 pm
 

Duron Carter could end up at Alabama

Icehaus he was never going to come back in the first place...he is a kid that just doesnt get it at all. His father had a tremendous work ethic and was one of the best to play (even he had some issues) but if you dont cut the grades at OSU Tessel doesnt play you (ask Ray Small).

I wish him the best of luck where ever he ends up but its no loss to the Buckeyes



Since: Nov 18, 2006
Posted on: March 28, 2011 9:22 pm
 

Duron Carter could end up at Alabama

No big loss - he was too far down the depth chart with little hope of moving up, and classes were a foreign concept to him. He thought the name would open doors for him; about all it did was get him the opportunity at a major college, and then he squandered that. He may have turned around at JC, and if so, good for him; but I wouldn't hold my breath.



Since: Aug 30, 2008
Posted on: March 28, 2011 9:03 pm
 

Duron Carter could end up at Alabama

the kid was lazy, felt entitled, and his love for mary jane interupted his ability. hopefully his head is on straight now, and good luck where ever he ends up.



Since: Feb 25, 2011
Posted on: March 28, 2011 8:38 pm
 

Duron Carter could end up at Alabama

Carter arrived at Ohio State with a sense of entitlement and was a general pain in the butt. The OSU coaches don't want him back and Carter doesn't want to go back. If he has finally decided to buck up and take care of business in the classroom things may work out for him at Bama. He runs good patterns has has great hands just like his dad. Speedwise he's not what you would call a burner.



Since: Aug 21, 2008
Posted on: March 28, 2011 8:20 pm
 

Duron Carter could end up at Alabama

WTF is he not welcome back, or does his father not want him to go back because of the whole NCAA sanctions looming?


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