17 - Carter Crutchfield
Carter Crutchfield
Birth Date: July 10, 1990
Height: 6-2
Weight: 180
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Dalton, Ga.
High School: Dalton
Position: WR
Major: Marketing

After sitting out the 2009 season as a redshirt, Carter worked his way onto the field as a member of the special teams as a freshman... after improving his skills in the 2010 and 2011 seasons, Carter saw the field in nine out of the 11 games on the Tech schedule... also made the Athletic Director's Honor Roll both semesters last year.

AT TECH (In 2012): Crutchfield played in nine out of the 11 games for the Golden Eagles... used as a distraction for the defense and a key downfield blocker.

(In 2011): Crutchfield saw game action in four contests in 2011 as a wide receiver, logging one reception at Iowa in the season opener. Played the duration of the season as the second man on the depth chart behind Tim Benford in the Golden Eagles' spread offense.

AT TECH (In 2010): Carter's hard work earned him a role on the special teams in kick coverage...saw action in five games and had one tackle, making an unassisted stop against UT Martin.

AT TECH (In 2009):
A member of the team, Carter worked on the scout teams as a redshirt in his first season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Carter was a three-year starter at defensive back and played both ways his junior and senior years for Dalton High School...selected to the All State Team by the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association...named all region and all area his junior and senior years... Daily Citizen News Player of the week four times and was also selected to the All-North Georgia team by the Chattanooga Times News Free Press...chosen Team Captain and received the Golden Helmet award from the coaching staff...during his junior year, he was credited for 95 tackles, four interceptions, caught 21 passes for 372 yards...as a senior, he accounted for 89 tackles and two interceptions...also had 19 receptions for 358 yards and two touchdowns...forced three fumbles and recovered two...also a four-year starter for the baseball team at third base and was named to the all-area baseball team three consecutive years...scholar-athlete all four years at Dalton High.

PERSONAL: The son of Danny and Tammy Crutchfield...birthdate is July 10, 1990...full name is Carter Brooks Crutchfield...majoring in marketing.