Linebacker Donovan Carter from Lake Balboa (Calif.) Birmingham landed his fourth official offer today and he's the verge of getting a fifth scholie. Carter is seeing his stock move steadily upward ever since spring evaluation.
Carter has already received offers from UCLA, Arizona and San Diego State. He was very excited about his fourth offer.
"I just received an offer from Washington today," Carter said. "It was good. They are a good school and definitely in my top five.
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"I would like to take an unofficial visit to Washington, but I'm not sure if I will be able to," Carter said. "I will have to check with my Dad.
"Coach Chris Tormey called my coach today and him they are going to offer," Carter said. "Coach Tormey sent me a text and asked for me to call him.
"After I text Coach Tormey back, he sent a text message and asked if I was free to talk to Coach Tyrone Willingham tomorrow," Carter said. "I told him I will have time to talk to him after my passing league tomorrow.
"I still want to make my decision before the season," Carter said. "I want to make my decision by August, possibly earlier."
"My top five schools are Oregon, UCLA, Washington, Arizona and San Diego State," Carter said. "I have no order of preface."
Oregon is the only school in his top five that has not offered Carter. The word is he could an offer from the Ducks any day.
Carter was a highly honored linebacker as a junior and when you consider that was his first year you have to walk away being impressed.
The Birmingham linebacker earned first-team all-city, first-team all-city and first-team all-league in 2006 after accounting for 128 tackles, 5.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and one pick that he returned 60-plus yards for a touchdown in the quarter-final against Los Angeles (Calif.) Locke.