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Cory Carter
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Height:
5-9
Weight:
200
Age:
23
College:
Texas Southern
Experience:
R

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Signed by the Houston Texans as a college free agent on Jan. 2, 2017.
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Signed by the Houston Texans as a college free agent on Jan. 2, 2017.

CAREER AT TEXAS SOUTHERN:
Played four seasons (2012-15) at Texas Southern University in Houston
Appeared in 40 games for the Tigers and finished with 167 punts for 7,514 yards (45.0 avg.)
Topped the SWAC in yards per punt in each of his final three seasons
A two-time Associated Press FCS All-American (2014-15) and three-time All-Southwestern Athletic Conference selection (2013-15)
Ranked third in the NCAA and first in the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) with 45.7 average yards per punt during his final collegiate campaign (2015)
Started punting as a sophomore at Texas Southern after beginning his football career as a kicker during his senior year of high school

2015 (Texas Southern):
Appeared in 10 games and punted 45 times for 2,058 yards (45.7)
His 45.7 yards per punt ranked third in the NCAA and first in the SWAC
Earned Associated Press FCS All-America Third Team and First Team All-SWAC

2014 (Texas Southern):
Saw action in all 11 games and logged 55 punts for 2,474 yards (45.0 avg.)
Named Associated Press FCS All-America Second Team and First Team All-SWAC

2013 (Texas Southern):
Converted to punter prior to the season
Appeared in all 11 games and tallied career highs of 67 punts for 2,982 yards (44.5 avg.)
Garnered Second Team All-SWAC honors
2012 (Texas Southern):
Played eight games and converted 1-of-2 extra point attempts

PERSONAL:    
Attended Callaway High School in Jackson, Miss.
Did not play football until his senior year of high school, when he joined the team as a kicker
Was a standout soccer player in high school, earning scholarship offers to South Florida, Alabama-Birmingham and North Carolina-Greensboro
As a youth soccer player, participated in the U.S. Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (ODP), a national identification and development program for high-level players, and was selected to play in an elite, international festival against top clubs in Costa Rica in 2010
Among his youth soccer teammates were Marcus Hariston of the Colorado Rapids and Cole Seiler of the Vancouver Whitecaps
Served food at the Houston Food Bank while attending Texas Southern

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