Chase Carter

Decision, decisions, decisions. Chase Carter will be making difficult ones.

Not only does the talented Minneapolis (MN) SMB junior have an impressive list of colleges pursuing him. They’re doing so in football and basketball.

The son of former Minnesota Golden Gopher hooper Randy Carter, Chase Carter (6-6, 220) reports basketball scholarship offers from Minnesota, Florida, Vanderbilt, West Virginia and Howard. For football, Iowa, Iowa State, Michigan State and Nebraska are offering scholarships.

The Hawkeyes jumped in with the three-star defensive end last week.

“It was exciting because they genuinely seem like they believe in me and can help me get better,” Carter told HN.

He’s just beginning his research on them but likes what he hears so far.

“I know that they’ve had a lot of great defensive linemen and they are a winning program,” he said. “I know that they’ve put a lot of defensive linemen in the NFL and that they breed a lot of very good linemen.”

Defensive line coach Kelvin Bell and Tim Polasek, who recruits the state for the Hawkeyes, are leading the pursuit of Carter.

“They both seemed like they really wanted to get to know me and want to build a relationship with me, which is very important to me,” he said.

Carter is undecided on a college major. He’s considering Business and Journalism.

No schools are standing out to him at this time.

“Iowa, Michigan State, Iowa State and Nebraska, I like all of these schools a lot,” Carter said.

With tough choices ahead of him, he can afford to take his time.

“I probably will make my decision at the beginning of my senior year. The most important part to helping me make the decision is what school I think is going to get the most out of me and help me get to the highest level,” Carter said.

Rivals and 247 rank Carter as a three-star football prospect. The latter sees him as the No. 40 strong-side defensive end nationally in the 2022 class and the No. 4 player in his state regardless of position.

Here’s a look at some game highlights from this fall: