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Yannick Carter

Yannick Carter

#48 LB
Height: 6.01Born: Pickering, ON
Weight: 220College: Wilfrid Laurier
Birthdate: 1984-02-05Years: 2 CGY / 8 CFL
Status: National
 

Pro path

Calgary signed Carter as a free agent on Feb. 26, 2013. He was selected in the third round (20th overall) by the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the 2007 CFL Canadian Draft. Carter was traded to Hamilton along with receiver Brandon Myles in return for linebacker Sasha Glavic and an exchange of third-round draft picks.

2014

Carter played 10 games and had four special-teams tackles. He was on the one-game injury list for five games (1, 9, 14, 15 and 18) and the reserve list for three games (11 - 13). Carter played in his 100th CFL game on Aug. 16 against Hamilton.

2013

Carter played in 14 games and finished second on the team with 19 special teams tackles and also recorded a forced fumble. He registered a career-high six special-teams tackles in the final game of the season against BC. He spent Games 2 and 16 on the injured list and was a reserve for Games 3 and 4. Carter also played in the Western Final and recorded three special teams tackles.

2012

Carter returned from the injury list and dressed for Hamilton’s final six games, recording two special-teams tackles.

2011

Carter was limited to four games because of injury and made two special-teams tackles.

2010

Carter played in 18 regular-season games for Hamilton as well as the East Division semifinal. In the regular season, 12 special-teams tackles and four defensive tackles and also blocked a punt. The punt block came in an Oct. 29 game against the Calgary Stampeders.

2009

In his first season with the Tiger-Cats, Carter played 18 games and was second on the club and fifth in the league with 24 special-teams tackles. He had four special-teams tackles in an Aug. 29 game against the Edmonton Eskimos. Carter had three special-teams tackles in the East Division semifinal.

Career highlights

  • Made his CFL debut on June 29, 2007, against the Montreal Alouettes and recorded two special-teams tackles
  • Recorded a career-high six special-teams tackles on Nov. 1, 2013 against BC
  • Blocked a punt on Oct. 29, 2010, against Calgary
  • Finished fifth in the CFL in 2009 with 24 special-teams tackles
  • Was a member of the 2007 Grey Cup-champion Saskatchewan Roughriders
  • Led Saskatchewan in 2007 with 22 special-teams tackles
  • Played in his 100th CFL game on Aug. 16, 2014 against Hamilton

College

Carter played four seasons for at Wilfrid Laurier University and helped the Golden Hawks win the 2005 Vanier Cup. He led CIS with 10.5 sacks in 2006 and was a first-team conference and national all-star. He was a second-team Ontario all-star in 2005. 

Notable

Carter played his high-school football for the St. Mary Monarchs in his hometown of Pickering, Ont. At Wilfrid Laurier, he was a teammate of veteran Stampeders defensive lineman Justin Phillips and was named to the Gold Hawk Hall of Fame on Sept. 30, 2011. In November 2013, Carter shaved off his signature dreads and raised $15,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society.

 

 
Statistics

Defence

  Tackles Interceptions Fumble Recoveries
Name
Yearsort
Team TKL STT Sacks Ints YDS LG TD Fumb YDS LG TD
CARTER, Y 2007 SSK 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CARTER, Y 2008 SSK 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
CARTER, Y 2009 HAM 0 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CARTER, Y 2010 HAM 4 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CARTER, Y 2011 HAM 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CARTER, Y 2012 HAM 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CARTER, Y 2013 CGY 18 0 0 0
CARTER, Y 2014 CGY 4 0 0 0
Career Total 4 100 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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4:00 pm Sunday, November 30, 2014
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