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Carter nominated for state football award

Carter sets two 2A state records

Voting continues until 12 noon on Friday

Salado Eagles quarterback McLane Carter has been nominated for the Gridiron Legends Player of the Week award, presented by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football on behalf of Cavender’s and Wrangler.

McLane is one of ten nominees for the weekly statewide award, which is decided by fan voting.  The poll, located at, closes Friday at noon.  

Carter broke the state record for passing yards with 613 yards against the Lorena Leopards on Sept. 6. He threw for eight touchdowns in the game, spreading the ball between several receivers. His favorite target was Kase Spears, who caught 15 passes for 275 yards and three touchdowns.