Jalen Da’Quan Carter is a young defensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL), currently playing for the Philadelphia Eagles. Carter previously played college football at Georgia as defensive lineman, where he was highly decorated, having been named a unanimous All-American in 2022 and winning two national championships in the College Football Playoff (CFP) before being drafted by the Eagles as the ninth overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft. Get all of the latest Jalen Carter news here!
Jalen Carter was born on September 11, 2002, in Apopka, Florida, and stands at 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 meters) tall and weighs 305 pounds (138 kilograms). He attended Apopka High School in Florida, where he played football as a defensive tackle and was highly regarded as one of the top high school prospects in the country. He was named to the All-USA Today Florida first team and was a finalist for the Florida Dairy Farmers Mr. Football Award in his senior year.
In 2020, Carter joined the Georgia Bulldogs as a true freshman and quickly made an impact on the team. He played in all ten games and finished the season with 14 tackles, including 4.5 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks. He was named to the SEC All-Freshman team and was recognized as one of the top freshmen in the country.
Carter is known for his impressive physical attributes, including his size, strength, and quickness off the line of scrimmage. He is also highly regarded for his work ethic and leadership abilities, and is seen as a rising star in college football. He is expected to have a bright future in the sport and is likely to be a highly sought-after prospect in the NFL Draft in the coming years.