Missouri Valley Football Conference honors 30 football Bears with annual academic honors
2015: Was a key team contributor as a third-year squad member, but did not see any game action … Named to MVFC Honor Roll and MSU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for fall 2015 semester.
2014: Made his playing debut in home opener against North Dakota (9/13/14) in his only appearance as a redshirt freshman ... Was named to MSU Athletic Director's Honor Roll both semesters and also landed on MVFC Honor Roll and earned MVFC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award.
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.