Nate Carter Athlete Profile

#26 Nate Carter

Position: Running Back Height: 5-9 Weight: 189 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2010 | 2012-2015 Hometown: St. George, UT Mission: Taipei, Taiwan Last School: Dixie High School


  • Parents are Bruce and Janeal
  • Majoring in recreation management with a minor in Chinese
  • Has four brothers and sisters
  • Served an LDS mission to Taiwan

Before BYU

  • Played one season for the College of the Desert in Palm Desert, CA
  • Prepped at Dixie High School
  • First Team All-State two years
  • All-Region three years
  • Also lettered in wrestling and baseball
  • Three-time First Team All-State in baseball
  • 2005 State Champion in baseball
  • Two-time State Champion in wrestling
  • Also recruited by Boise State, Utah, Colorado, Utah State and SUU

2010 | Redshirt Year

  • Member of the scout team

2012 | Freshman Year

  • Member of the scout team

2013 | Sophomore Year

  • Got his first carry as a Cougar vs Idaho State

2014 | Junior Year

  • Notched a career-high 12.4 yards per carry in home loss to Nevada

  • Chipped in 55 yards rushing on seven carries with a career-long rush of 31 yards in the win over UNLV

  • Played in eight games

  • Earned letterman honors as a junior

  • Recorded career-highs in carries with 20 and rushing yards with 116 while scoring the first touchdown of his career against Savannah State

2015 | Senior Year

  • A 70-yard run for the touchdown against Wagner was the longest in his career