Mario Carter 6-4 218 Tight End
Charlotte, NC Independence HS
Tight end prospect who played at heralded Independence HS under head coach Tommy Knotts ... Unable to play as a senior after suffering a knee injury in a preseason scrimmage ... Ranked the No. 9 tight end in the nation by ESPN ... Rated a three-star recruit and the No. 26 tight end in the nation by Scout.com ... Caught 22 passes for 309 yards and 12 touchdowns as a junior ... Also had 10 rushes for 52 yards that season ... Named to the all-state, all-region and all-conference teams after his junior campaign.