Smyrna RB/LB Arion Carter commits to Memphis football

By: Evan Barnes

Memphis included another commitment from center Tennessee as Smyrna Senior high school running back/linebacker Arion Carter introduced his choice Wednesday.

Carter, who is 6-foot-1 and 210 extra pounds, hurried for 962 backyards and also 16 touchdowns for Smyrna last period in 8 games. He’s likewise a three-sport standout who plays basketball and also completed in the 300-meter hurdles during in 2015’s state track-and-field championships.

Carter is unranked by 247Sports and the second Smyrna recruit to devote to Memphis. Defensive lineman Jayden Marable dedicated to the Tigers in June.

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Per his Twitter page, Carter was offered by Memphis on June 17 and additionally has offers from Charlotte, Arkansas State and Navy to name a few.

If Carter stays at running back, he goes into a crowded room with just one fifth-year elderly and also senior citizens Rodrigues Clark and Asa Martin eligible for one more period. But by identifying linebacker coach Jordon Hankins in his commitment tweet, it’s possible Carter’s future gets on defense.

Senior Citizens Xavier Cullens and Tyler Murray will be pursued this period. In addition to younger Geoffrey-Cantin Arku, the Tigers have primarily young linebackers including sophomores Davian Mayo and Bryce Edmondson along with sophomore transfer Warren Peeples.

Memphis has 16 commitments for its 2023 class.

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