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Going back to his roots

Kevin Carter (AP photo/Paul Sancya)

When Kevin Carter was growing up in Tallahassee, Fla., few thought he would become a top NFL player. In fact, he spent his freshman year of high school in the marching band. Find out from Carter's life-long friend how he became the menacing defensive end he is today in this exclusive premium piece.

Bart Brooks had a decision to make earlier this year. The Tallahassee native had the opportunity to take his first head-coaching job at Santa Fe High School, near Gainesville. It would certainly be a step up from being a defensive coordinator. His wife was with him. She told him he should take the job on the spot. But Brooks wasn't ready to say yes just yet. He had a phone call to make. "I... Recommended Stories

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