Class: RS Freshman
Hometown: Whitefish, Montana
High School: Whitefish HS
Height / Weight: 6-3 / 250
Montana: Derek had a solid spring and will see playing time at defensive end.
2011: He was a redshirt at Montana.
2010: He enrolled at UM in the winter semester of 2011. High School: He lettered in football (three), wrestling (three), and track (four) at Whitefish High School…he was an all-state pick at defensive line as a senior in 2009…senior year he was voted defensive MVP and served as a team captain…all-conference first selection at linebacker and fullback as a junior…prep football coach was Pat Dryden…team captain in wrestling as a junior, and tabbed “Hardest Worker” this season…had a 4.0 GPA and was a member of the national honor society, serving as class valedictorian.
Personal: His major is biology, and he hopes to attend medical school and become a physician. His parents are Bill and Cyndee Carter of Whitefish. Birth date: April 15, 1992.