|Hometown:||Los Angeles, CA|
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 (fifth on team) ... Ranked 10th in conference in tackles per game (6.9) ... Tied for fourth in the conference with three fumbles forced (0.25) ... Made five stops against Tennessee and forced a key fumble at the Bruins' six-yard line on UT's opening drive of the second half ... Recorded a career-high 20 tackles at BYU, 1.5 for loss ... The 20 tackles were the most by a Bruin since 1989 (Eric Turner 21 vs. Oregon) and tied for seventh on UCLA's single-game list ... Had five tackles vs. Arizona and his tackle for loss forced a fumble which resulted in a Bruin touchdown ... Made nine tackles vs. Fresno ... Three stops against WSU ... Made four tackles at Oregon and vs. Stanford ... Made seven tackles at Cal ... Led the team with 10 tackles vs. Oregon State, including two for loss ... Made five tackles at Washington and four at ASU ... Had seven stops vs. USC.
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 ... Forced a fumble that set up UCLA's first touchdown of the day in the third quarter ... Made two stops versus Notre Dame ... On October 9, he had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee to remove meniscus (cartilage) ... Eleven days later, he started in the win over California and made five tackles ... Came off the bench to make four tackles, two for loss, at Washington State ... At Arizona, he made five tackles, one for loss ... Carter made five tackles versus Arizona State ... Against Oregon, he started and made five tackles, including one sack and two other tackles for loss ... Started versus USC and had three tackles ... 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 ... He saw his first action as a Bruin when he started the opener against Utah, where he was credited with one tackle ... He added one tackle against Rice as a starter ... At Washington, he started and made four stops ... Against Stanford, he recorded five tackles ... In the win over Arizona, he made three tackles, including 0.5 sacks ... At Oregon, he came off the bench and had three tackle assists ... At Notre Dame, he had four tackles, including 0.5 for loss ... Against Washington State, he made four tackles, two for loss ... At California, he made six tackles, 0.5 for loss ... Against Oregon State, he made three tackles ... At Arizona State, he made seven tackles ... Against USC, he made three tackles, one for loss ... In the Emerald Bowl versus Florida State, he tallied four tackles, 1.5 for loss.
2005 - Did not see action in his first season in the program ... Was the defensive winner of the Charles Pike Memorial Award for Outstanding Scout Team Player.
HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered in football as a linebacker at Crenshaw HS in Los Angeles for coach Robert Garrett ... Three-star selection by rivals.com ... Rated No. 18 nationally among inside linebackers by rivals.com ... Third-team All-State (Cal-Hi Sports) ... Three-star selection by scout.com ... PrepStar All-Region selection ... Member of Tacoma News-Tribune Western 100 ... All-CIF-L.A. City Section 4A first team on defense ... L.A. Times All-Central City ... Two-time all-league selection ... Voted team's Defensive MVP ... Made 130 tackles, including 20 sacks, six fumble recoveries and three forced fumbles as a senior ... As a junior, he made 130 tackles, including 22 sacks ... Second-team All-CIF-City Section as junior ... Also lettered in track (shot put) for coach Willie Deckard.
PERSONAL - Full Name: Reginald E. Carter ... Born: June 16, 1987 in Los Angeles ... Parents: Reginald Carter, Sr. (deceased) and Selena Adway ...Admires the passion with which the NFL's Ray Lewis plays the game ... Hobbies include working out and lifting weights ... Economics is his favorite class ... Director's Honor Roll in Fall 2005 and Winter 2009 ... Sociology major.
Tackles: 20 at BYU, 2008
Sacks: 1.0 vs. Oregon State, 2007; vs. Oregon, 2007
Tackles for Loss: 3.0 vs. Oregon, 2009; vs. Oregon, 2007