DSU Football BIO
4 Cartier Wilkins

2017: Competed as a regular in the secondary … also key member of Hornets’ special teams … recorded 16 tackles, including 12 solo stops … credited with one tackle-for-loss and a pass break-up … collected four tackles (each solo), including one behind the line-of-scrimmage, in season finale at FBS Florida State (Nov. 18) … had three unassisted tackles and assisted on two others vs. NCA&T (Oct. 7) …  recorded two unassisted tackles against Delaware (Aug. 31) and Morgan State (Nov. 11) … credited with a pass break-up vs. Norfolk State (Sep. 23) 2016: Used sparingly as a reserve in the secondary and on special teams … recorded three tackles during the season, solo stops vs. Monmouth (Sep. 10), Florida A&M (Oct. 15) and South Carolina State (Oct. 22).


High School: Had 28 tackles, an interception, seven pass break-ups and a forced fumble as a senior at Bishop McNamara HS … also lettered in track & field … previously attended  DeMatha Catholic HS.


Personal: Son of Sherith Wilkens and Jay Van Allen … has four brothers and one sister … born Apr. 8, 1998 in Washington, D.C. 

Position: Defensive back
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 170
Year: Junior
Hometown: Clinton, Md.
High School: Bishop McNamara
Experience: High School
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