Tigers CB Carter named Freshman All-American - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Tigers CB Carter named Freshman All-American

TJ Carter (Source: WMC Action News 5) TJ Carter (Source: WMC Action News 5)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

As the 19th-ranked University of Memphis Football team prepares to face Iowa State in the 59th Annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl, the Tigers added another All-American honor for one of their star players.

Cornerback T.J. Carter was named a Freshman All-American by USA Today.

Carter leads the Tigers with 5 interceptions, a U of M freshman record and tied for 8th in the country.

Carter was also named to the ESPN Freshman All-American team Monday.

He's the Rookie of the Year in the AAC.

Kickoff for the Tigers and Cyclones in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl 11:30 a.m. on Sat. Dec. 30.

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