Chattanooga native Boo Carter is unofficially visiting Tennessee for this weekend’s junior day, Carter shared on Twitter Thursday morning.
I will be at the University of Tennessee this weekend for junior day and the basketball game vs kentucky🍊 @Coach_Nez_ @coachjoshheupel @ncec_recruiting @CSmithscout @NatlPlaymkrsAca @coachTBarr@ChadSimmons_ @SWiltfong247 pic.twitter.com/8lq6pWk3qf
— Boo Carter (@boo_Carter6) January 12, 2023
Carter is one of the top 2024 recruits in the Volunteer State, ranking as the nation’s No. 268 player the the state’s No. 5 player according to the 247sports composite rankings.
What position Carter will play in college is unclear. Carter played quarterback for Chattanooga Christian School this season and ranks as an athlete on 247sports. On3 lists Carter as a safety and the four-star recruit could end up at defensive back or receiver.
While Carter played the majority of his junior season at CCS, he is not longer with the school and attends Brainerd High School.
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Tennessee has long targeted the high level Chattanooga athlete and Carter has frequently visited Knoxville in the past year. Carter took in Tennessee’s wins over Florida and Alabama at Neyland Stadium this fall after camping at Tennessee last summer.
Carter previously released a top five that included Colorado, Michigan, Ohio State and Oregon in addition to Tennessee. Michigan appears to be the biggest threat to Tennessee with Carter thrice visiting Ann Arbor in 2022 including one visit this fall.
The 6-foot athlete is one of Tennessee’s top instate targets in the 2024 recruiting cycle. The No. 2 player in the state Kaleb Beasley is committed to Tennessee and the Vols are hard after his teammate and top-ranked player in the state Edwin Spillman.
Tennessee’s 2024 recruiting class currently ranks 12th nationally according to the 247sports team rankings with three total commits.