Duron Carter's college career didn't go as expected, and he definitely won't be entering the Pro Football Hall of Fame like his father. However, Carter — the son of Cris Carter — is thriving in the CFL.
Carter was a four-star recruit from St. Thomas Aquinas in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., in the 2009 class. He was 247Sports' ninth-ranked receiver and 89th-ranked overall player. He played one season at his dad's alma mater Ohio State in 2009, catching 13 passes for 176 yards and one touchdown. It was his only FBS season.
Carter played at Coffeyville Community College and enrolled at Alabama and Florida Atlantic, though he did not play a snap for either the Tide or Owls. Since 2013 he has bounced around NFL camps and rosters — even signing a three-year, $1.58-million contract with the Colts in 2015 — while making a big impact in the CFL. He had 185 receptions for 17 touchdowns and nearly 3,000 yards in three years with the Montreal Alouettes and now has 24 catches through five games with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
One of his 2017 catches stands far above the rest. During Saturday's win over Toronto, he did this:
— TSN (@TSN_Sports) July 30, 2017