Colorado State vs. Wyoming (102nd Border War)
2011 (Senior): Moved to fullback during spring practice, then returned to the defensive line late in fall camp and played in the season's first two games...Saw action in the defensive-line rotation in season-opening win at New Mexico (Sept. 3)...In home-opening win over Northern Colorado (Sept. 10), sustained an ACL knee injury on a second-quarter punt return and did not return...Actually attempted to return, but sustained a setback in practice Oct. 19 and missed the balance of the season.
2010 (Junior): A reserve offensive lineman and special-teams contributor, played in eight games...Served as a key protector on the Rams' punt unit...Played center on the Rams' final series of 43-10 win vs. UNLV (Oct. 16).
2009 (Sophomore): Played in all 12 games, exclusively on special teams...Practiced on the offensive side of the ball...Had three tackles on punt coverage.
2008 (Freshman): Did not play; spent season as a reserve on the defensive line.
2007: Redshirted as a true freshman in his first season of college eligibility.
High School: Lettered three times in football and once each in wrestling and baseball at Mountain Vista High School in Highlands Ranch, Colo. ...Received first-team all-conference accolades as a senior captain in 2006, when the Golden Eagles captured the Continental League title, and second-team all-conference honors as a junior.
Personal: Given name Scott Russell Carter...Born Dec. 19, 1988, in Englewood, Colo. ...Son of Jim and Darla Carter...Has two brothers...Father, Jim, was a free safety at Southern California...In February before 2011 spring practice, spent a day at the Open Door Mission in Fort Collins, serving meals to the homeless...Prior to the 2011 season, helped with Fort Collins kids' summer programs at Before and After School Enrichment (BASE) Camp...Spent an afternoon visiting with patients and their families serviced by Respite Care in February before the '10 season...For a month during the summer of 2010, interacted with low-income Linton Elementary students at a local clubhouse, in conjunction with the Larimer County Food Bank, Fort Collins Recreation and Vineyard church...Majoring in communications...Hometown: Highlands Ranch, Colo.