Football: Carter named to first team D3Football.com All-South Region

Senior linebacker Andre Carter was named first team D3Football.com All-South Region as announced by the website Monday.

This is the second straight year Carter has been on the first team. He will be nominated for the website's All-American team that will be announced Dec. 20. Carter was a third team All-American last season.

Carter was the USA South Defensive Player of the Year and first team All-Conference for the second straight season.

Carter rewrote the LaGrange record book as a linebacker during his career. He holds school records for total tackles (292), unassisted tackles (181), assisted tackles (111), tackles for loss (47.5) and yards for loss (174).

This season, Carter had 106 total tackles and led the team and the USA South with 18 tackles for a loss. He had 71 unassisted tackles, two interceptions, five pass breakups and returned a fumble for a touchdown. He was the first Panther to have over 100 total tackles in a season.