Andre Carter II
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Andre Carter II
Height
6-7
Weight
260
College
Army
Position
OLB/EDGE
Class
Senior
Home town
Missouri City, TX
88.6/100
Player Rating
5
PositionRank (LB)
4.6
FortyYD Time
Sacks
2
Fumbles Forced
Tackles
7
Sol tackles
5

Andre Carter II OLB/EDGE Army | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Andre Carter II OLB/EDGE Army
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Overall Rank: #33 Position Rank: #5 (LB)
40 time: 4.60 seconds
Height: 6-7 Weight: 260
Hands: 10 Arms: 32 1/2 Span: 80
Date of Birth: 06/02/2000 Age: 22.3
Overall Rating: 88.6 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
59%
Pass Rush:
88%
Run Defense:
56%
Coverage:
59%
DRAFT PROJECTION: 2nd - Top 10 Position rank: #5
College Games: 23 College Snaps: 839
Draft Profile: Bio
Andre Carter II from Westbury Christian High School was rated a After high school, Carter II joined Army.

In 2019 as a freshman Carter II saw action in just one game and played a total of 2 snaps at Edge Rusher for the Black Knights. He recorded no tackles, no assists, while adding no stops.

As a sophomore for the Black Knights in 2020 Carter II played in 9 games and took part in 198 snaps for the Black Knights. He recorded just 9 tackles, 3 assists, while adding 7 stops. In coverage Carter II made no pass breakups, one interception, and an elite QB rating when targetted of 24.0. As a pass rusher, he chalked up 12 total pressures, and 8 QB hurries, 3 QB hits, and one sack during the year.

In 2021 as a junior Carter II played in 13 games and contributed on 639 snaps. He recorded 20 tackles, 8 assists while making 24 stops. In coverage Carter II chalked up one pass breakup, one interception, and an elite QB rating when targetted of 32.9. As a pass rusher, he produced 58 total pressures, which included 34 QB hurries, 9 QB hits, and an outstanding 15 sacks on the year.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • The talent is there as a sideline-to-sideline playmaker.
  • He’s a fluid, fast and aggressive tackling machine, an elite athlete considering his size (he has room to add more weight to his frame).
  • Carter has quickness in his hands and uses his length effectively.
  • He can be used as a rangy run defender inside, instinctive when it comes to locating the ball with the quickness to get to it before blockers can react at the second level.
  • He’s an explosive mover, and Carter shows body control and flexibility as a pass rusher. He can dip and bend around the corner, and he maintains speed while he does.
  • He’s explosive coming out of his stance, and he shows the ability to ward off blockers with quick, violent hands.
  • Carter has good movement skills with decent range. And he proved capable of holding up in zone coverage and can be used as an effective A-gap blitzer.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Hips are a bit high, arms are long, and waist is narrow, which limits his ability to anchor and turn. Not much of a pass rusher if there is not an open lane.
  • Height leaves him susceptible to cut blocks Carter must learn to defeat with his hands.
  • He’s perfectly capable of converting speed into power when he gets to the ball, but too often he slips off tackles or turns into a grab-and-drag tackler rather than a hitter, failing to keep his legs driving through the hit.
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How other scouting services rate Andre Carter II (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
34.8
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
5.0