Lorenzo Carter thinks process through 

September, 7, 2012
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With all the summer weight lifting sessions and conditioning behind him, Lorenzo Carter (Norcross, Ga./Norcross) is very happy to see an opponent lining up across from him in a different colored uniform.

The 6-foot-5, 225-pound 2014 defensive end has seen some validation for putting all the time in early this season. It's not a finished product, of course, but Carter sees some improvement.

"It is good," he said of getting the season going. "We have been working real hard this summer and it just feels good to go out there and hit someone other than your teammates for once.
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