Will continue evolving at right guard this fall as he develops and increase his contributions.
2013: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll laurels for fall 2013 and spring 2014 semesters.
High School: Earned Missouri Class 4 second-team all-state honors at Republic (Mo.) High in 2012 ... Helped Coach Kurt Thompson's Tigers to back-to-back playoff seasons his junior and senior years, earning all-district, all-Central Ozarks Conference and SWMFCA honors both seasons ... Was an MFCA all-state and academic all-state pick in 2012 with All-Ozarks laurels ... Played in SWMFCA Grin Iron All-Star Game in Springfield ... Also played basketball and was a standout shot putter.
Personal: William A. Carter was born 4/24/95 in Springfield, Mo. ... Son of Tom and Tisha Carter of Republic, Mo. ... Has two sisters, Dottie and Sami ... Both of his parents finished degrees at Missouri State ... Majoring in English Education.