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Malachi Carter

Malachi Carter - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year Senior
Height 6-3
Weight 192
Hometown Lawrenceville, Ga.
Last School Mountain View H.S.
Malachi Carter - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

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2022 (Senior): Appeared in 11 games and made nine starts for Georgia Tech … Set the new Georgia Tech program record for most games played in a collegiate career with 58 total … Hauled in 23 passes on the year for 342 receiving yards – good for second among receivers – and two touchdowns … Averaged 14.9 yards per catch … Caught three passes for 89 yards, including a 59-yard touchdown at UCF (Sept. 24) … Also made four catches for 61 yards in the 28-27 road win at Virginia Tech (Nov. 5) … Finished his career ranked No. 14 in program history for career receiving yards at 1,417.

2021 (Junior): Started all 12 games at wide receiver … Extended his consecutive starts streak to 24-straight games … Upped his career starts total to 34 games, which is most among Georgia Tech returning student-athletes in 2022 … Tied for team lead with 37 receptions and led team with 489 receiving yards … 13.2 yards per catch was highest on team among receivers with at least 10 receptions … Two touchdown receptions were tied for third on the team … Hauled in receptions in 10-of-12 games and had multiple catches in each of those 10 contests … Opened the season with a career-high 92 yards on a then-career-high-tying six receptions against Northern Illinois (Sept. 4) … Hauled in four receptions for 47 yards at No. 6 Clemson (Sept. 18) … Caught three passes for 48 yards, including an acrobatic 35-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter that gave Tech a 35-14 lead in what turned out to be a 45-22 rout over No. 20 North Carolina (Sept. 25) … Once again matched a then-career high with six receptions for 73 yards against eventual ACC champion Pitt (Oct. 2) … Had just two receptions at Duke (Oct. 9) but they went for 44 and 34 yards, which gave him 78 yards (the second-highest total of his career) in Tech’s 31-27 victory … Set a new career best with seven receptions for 50 yards at Miami (Nov. 6) … Scored second touchdown of the season on a 12-yard scoring reception against Boston College (Nov. 13).

2020 (Junior – “Covid Year” – year of eligibility retained): Started all 10 games at wide receiver … Ranked third on the team in receptions (20) and receiving yards (290), both career highs … Tied for second on the team with three touchdown receptions … Averaged 14.5 yards per catch, good for second on the team (min. 15 receptions) … Doubled his previous career high by catching six passes for 66 yards, including a game-tying 15-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter of season-opening win at Florida State (Sept. 12) … Breakout performance at Florida State sparked a four-game stretch where he caught 14 passes for 213 yards and two touchdowns against FSU, UCF (one catch for 1 yards), Syracuse (four catches for 47 yards) and Louisville (three catches for a career-high 89 yards, including a 34-yard touchdown and a career-long 41-yard reception) … Hauled in two passes for 26 yards, including a 12-yard touchdown, versus Duke (Nov. 28) … Closed the season with three receptions for 46 yards against Pitt (Dec. 10).

2019 (Sophomore): Played in all 12 games, making 11 starts at wide receiver … One of three Georgia Tech wideouts to amass 200 yards, finishing third on the team with 240 receiving yards on 16 receptions to average 15 yards per catch … Set career highs in receptions, hauling in three passes three times – vs. South Florida (Sept. 7), at Temple (Sept. 28) and against North Carolina (Oct. 5) … Also set a career high of 74 receiving yards off two receptions in the primetime victory over NC State (Nov. 21), including a 54-yard reception on the first play of the game … Finished second on the team with two touchdown receptions … Hauled in 28-yard catch from James Graham in the third quarter against North Carolina (Oct. 5) … Also caught an acrobatic 25-yard reception in the endzone from Graham in the second quarter at Virginia (Nov. 9) … Caught fire to end the year, recording 119 receiving yards on five receptions over the final four games of the season.

2018 (True Freshman): Played in all 13 games as a reserve wideout … Was one of only 13 true freshmen, including just three on the offensive side of the ball, to see action for Georgia Tech in 2018 … Caught three passes for 56 yards and a touchdown … Three receptions and 56 yards were both good for third among GT wideouts … 18.7 yards-per-reception average was tops on the team among wide receivers with at least two catches … Receptions came Sept. 8 vs. USF (13 yds.), Sept. 15 vs. Pitt (11 yds.) and Oct. 13 vs. Duke (32-yard touchdown).

High School: Rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN, 247Sports/Scout and Rivals … Two-time all-state honoree (first team as a senior in 2017, second team as a junior in ’16) … Two-time Gwinnett County Wide Receiver of the Year (2016 and 2017) … Caught 130 passes for 2,360 yards and 30 touchdowns over the final two seasons of his prep career, including a Gwinnett County-record 1,348 yards on 72 receptions (tied for second in county history) and 19 touchdowns as a senior in 2017 … Caught 58 passes for 1,012 yards and 11 touchdowns as a junior in 2016 … Also earned all-region honors as a junior … Three-year letterwinner … Coached by Nick Bach … Was also a four-year letterwinner in track and field.

Personal: Began playing football when he was six years old … Is originally from Suffern, N.Y. (Rockland County), 35 miles north of New York City … Also lived in Wilmington, N.C. before moving to metro Atlanta … Majoring in literature, media and communications.

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