Dontae Carter - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#21 Dontae Carter


Class Freshman
Height 6-1
Weight 185
Hometown San Antonio, Texas
High School Byron P. Steele

• Rated a four-star prospect by On3 and 247Sports
• Ranked among the top-25 safeties by On3 (2nd), 247Sports (10th) and Rivals (21st)
• One of the top-50 players out of Texas by On3 (10th), 247Sports (28th) and Rivals (46th)
• Registered 140 tackles over two seasons with 14 interceptions and one fumble recovery
• Finished junior season with 63 tackles, seven interceptions, three forced fumbles, and eight pass breakups
• Multi-sport athlete who competed in track and field and eclipsed 45 feet in the triple jump at least three times in the spring of 2023
• Originally from California
• Played at Byron P. Steele in for coach David Saenz
• Chose Vandy over offers from Missouri, Nebraska and Texas Tech, among others
• Intends to enroll at Vanderbilt in January 2024