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er: Concluded his career No. 7 on Stanford's career rushing list with 2,039 yards … Also ranked fourth in career rushing touchdowns (23) and seventh in career touchdowns (25) … Led the team in rushing as a sophomore in 2000 and a senior in 2002 … Four-year letter-winner from 1999-2002


The 2002 Season: Led the team in rushing with 524 yards while starting 10 of 11 games … Had a team-leading 149 carries … Season-high 98 yards on 27 carries in game six vs. Arizona … He followed that game with a strong performance against UCLA as he gained 84 yards on 23 carries while scoring one touchdown … Had 20 carries for 80 yards and one TD against Oregon State.


The 2001 Season: Played the first seven games of the year before suffering a separated shoulder at Washington on November 3 … He missed the last four regular season games of the year against Arizona, Cal, Notre Dame and San Jose State … He returned to the lineup for the Seattle Bowl vs. Georgia Tech … Proved to be one of the top rushers in the Pac-10 … In seven regular season games, he rushed for 456 yards on a team-leading 123 carries … He also scored 10 touchdowns, nine on the ground and one receiving … He caught 11 passes for 158 yards (14.4 ypc) and one TD … Had a career-high 29 carries for 102 yards and one TD in Stanford’s win over No. 4 UCLA on October 27 … He scored one of his touchdowns on a career-best 27 yard run … The week before against No. 5 Oregon in Eugene, Carter carried the ball 26 times for 64 yards and four touchdowns, including the game-winner with 1:10 to play … He scored on runs of six-, three-, one-, and six-yards vs. the Ducks … It marked the second time in his career that Carter tied the school record for most rushing touchdowns in a game … He is the only player in school history to score four rushing TDs in a game on two occasions … Shared the running back duties with Brian Allen … Named the team’s top junior.


The 2000 Season: Led the team in rushing and gave notice that he was one of the top young backs in the Pac-10 Conference … Shared the running back duties with Brian Allen … Kerry rushed for a team-best 729 yards on 179 carries … He was the team’s top rusher in eight of 11 games … Had two 100-yard rushing games, including a record-tying performance against USC … In fact, Kerry placed his name in the record book in three places … He tied a school record by rushing for four touchdowns vs. USC … He rushed for a career-high 123 yards and scored on TD runs of two-, three-, four- and 20-yards in leading Stanford to a 32-30 win over the Trojans … Carter tied Darrin Nelson and Tommy Vardell for the most rushing touchdowns in a game in Stanford history … In the season opener at Washington State, Carter hooked up with Randy Fasani on an 84-yard touchdown pass play, making it the fifth longest in school history … His other 100-yard rushing game came in game #10 vs. Arizona State at Stanford Stadium … He rushed for 103 yards on 19 carries and scored one touchdown … His other top games came at UCLA (15 carries, 82 yards, one TD) vs. San Jose State (17 carries, 90 yards) and at home vs. Texas (17 carries, 71 yards) … Winner of the Deswarte-Eller Award as the team’s top sophomore.


The 1999 Season: Backup running back made a name for himself with a few strong early season performances … Only Stanford player to score three rushing touchdowns in a game (Arizona, Sept. 18) … Led the team in rushing touchdowns with six … Highly-touted freshman finished the regular season with 330 yards on 87 carries, which ranked second on the team … In collegiate debut, had nine carries for 69 yards, including a 24-yard touchdown run, at Texas on Sept. 4 … Had first-half touchdown runs of three, five and eight yards at Arizona … Finished the game against Arizona with a season-best 79 yards on 20 carries … Had 57 yards on 12 carries vs. Oregon State … Scored Stanford’s only Rose Bowl touchdown on a one-yard second quarter run that gave the Cardinal a 9-3 lead over Wisconsin.


In High School: A Prep All-American from Canada who was considered one of the prized recruits in 1999 … Played only one game during the 1998 season because a teacher’s strike in Ontario forced the cancellation of most of the football season … Gained 175 yards and scored two touchdowns in that one game … He caught the eye of college recruiters while playing for a summer league team in 1998 for athletes 19-and-under in Canada … In his 11-game summer season, he rushed for over 2,300 yards and scored 22 TDs while being named the league MVP … SuperPrep ranked him #22 on its list of the Top-50 recruits … SuperPrep also rated him as an All-American and the fifth best running back in the nation … PrepStar selected him to its All-American "Dream Team" and rated him the #1 running back prospect in the Midwest … He was among the Top-100 Recruits by the National Recruiting Advisor and a Max Emfinger "Bluechip" selection … As a junior at Father Henry Carr High School in Ontario, Canada, Carter rushed for over 1,000 yards and scored 15 TDs in seven games … Won the 1997-98 Henry Jerome Award as the top student-athlete in Canada … He also played linebacker and strong safety … During his sophomore season, he gained over 1,800 yards on the ground and scored 27 touchdowns in 10 games while leading his team to the Ontario championship … Named to the Toronto Star All-Star team in both ’96 and ’97 … A gifted athlete, Carter also played basketball, volleyball and ran track in high school … A two-time All-Star in basketball.


Personal Information: Born December 19, 1980 … Cultural and Social Anthropology major.


Carter’s Career Statistics


Year Att YG YL Net Avg TD LG Rec Yds Avg TD LG


1999 87 341 11 330 3.8 6 24 2 15 7.5 0 9


2000 179 770 41 729 4.1 6 26 4 93 23.3 1 84


2001 123 472 16 456 3.7 9 27 11 158 14.4 1 30


2002 149 549 25 524 3.5 2 37 8 36 4.5 0 10


Totals 538 2132 93 2039 3.8 23 37 25 302 12.1 2 84

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