2014 LB Brett Carter nearly ready to go 

December, 7, 2012
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While many 2014 recruits will be fired up to perform this spring and summer in front of coaches making campus visits and at various college camps, few will be as motivated as Brett Carter (Tacoma, Wash./Franklin Pierce).

The 6-foot-3, 199-pound linebacker was forced to miss his entire junior season when, two days before the season opener, Carter suffered a compound fracture of his left tibia and fibula.

"They just put in a play for me on offense, which was a tight end middle screen," Carter said. "I made a cut and as I was planting, a defender was pushed down on a block and fell on my leg."

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