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WKU Hall of Famer, All-American center David Carter dies at 67

Western Kentucky Athletics Hall of Famer and All-American center David Carter died Saturday at the age of 67.

Carter was a four-year starter for the Hilltoppers from 1973-76 while also serving as the team’s snapper on special teams. As a senior in 1976, he was chosen as a team captain and went on to earn Associated Press Second Team All-American honors. He was named WKU’s Athlete of the Year for the 1976-77 campaign.

Carter was inducted into the WKU Athletics Hall of Fame in 1996. He was also named to the Hilltopper Football All-Century Team prior to the 2018 campaign.