2010 NFL Combine: Texas Tech’s Brandon Carter Leaves Facepaint Behind

February 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

You don't know Brandon Carter.
People think they know Brandon Carter. They see the tattoos, the face paint, the Mohawk, the general antics.
They peg Carter as a malcontent, a troublemaker. The Texas Tech guard has been labeled as "risky," a "gamble," and has "character issues."
But the young man took to the Combine podium on day one and really only one word could describe him: "respectful."
Honestly, that trait stuck out with many prospects today. Seniors who've spend years with college media types hovering over them or underclassmen with high powered agents, all of them have been trained to be polite at all times.
With Carter, his calm demeanor not only exceeded the others but also stuck out in sharp contrast from the Brandon Carter everyone thought they knew.
The media types are not the only ones with the misconception.
Carter told the group that each of the 32 teams has asked about his on-the-field persona.
"They think I have a questionable...

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