Reggie Carter Legendary UCLA Career
2009 – Saw action in 13 games and started in 12 … Named first-team all-conference by the league’s coaches and Phil Steele … Was on the pre-season Watch List for the Bednarik award and the Lott Trophy, both presented to the Nation’s Top Defensive Player … Was also listed among the candidates for the Lombardi Award … Named Defensive winner of UCLA’s N.N. Sugarman Award for Best Leadership … Led the team in tackles (79), including 8.5 for loss. Led the team with six tackles vs. San Diego State (0.5 for loss) … Topped the team with 14 tackles at Tennessee, one for loss … Named Pac-10 Player of the Week for his play against the Vols . Credited with seven tackles, 0.5 for loss, in the bowl win over Temple.
2008 – Starter in all 12 games and earned second-team All-Pac-10 honors from the league’s coaches … Named a second-team all-conference selection by Phil Steele’s College Football magazine and rivals.com … Was on the “Watch Lists” for the Nagurski Award, the Lott Trophy, the Bednarik Award, the Butkus Award and the Lombardi Award … Defensive winner of UCLA’s N.N. Sugarman Award for Best Leadership … Led the team in tackles with 83, including 4.5 for loss. Ranked 10th in conference in tackles per game (6.9) … Tied for fourth in the conference with three fumbles forced (0.25). Recorded a career-high 20 tackles at BYU, 1.5 for loss … The 20 tackles were tied for seventh on UCLA’s single-game list.
2007 – Appeared in 13 games and started eight … A member of the Butkus Award Watch List, he made 62 tackles to rank sixth (tied) on the squad … Third on the team with 12.0 tackles for loss (0.9/g) … Carter led the Bruins at Stanford with 10 tackles, two behind the line … Against BYU, he had four tackles … Made two tackles off the bench at Utah (UCLA started six DBs) … Started versus Washington and tied for the team lead with six tackles, one for loss … At Oregon State, he made five tackles, including an eight-yard sack. Made six tackles, 2.0 for losses, off the bench in the Las Vegas Bowl vs. BYU.
2006 – Saw action in all 13 of UCLA’s games, helping him earn first-team Freshman All-America acclaim from rivals.com, second-team Freshman All-America acclaim by collegefootballnews.com and scout.com, and third-team Freshman All-America and Pac-10 All-Freshman acclaim by The Sporting News … On the year, Carter started 12 of 13 games, missing only when the Bruins started five defensive backs (at Oregon), and made 48 total tackles, sixth on the squad … His 6.0 tackles for loss ranked fifth (tied) on the team. In the Emerald Bowl versus Florida State, he tallied four tackles, 1.5 for loss.