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Coaches Say Bruce Carter is Moving in Right Direction

Carter is coming off a disappointing 2013 season

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    Coming off a disappointing third season in which he admittedly struggled to adapt to the defense brought in by Monte Kiffin and Rod Marinelli, Bruce Carter is “taking steps in the right direction,” according to linebackers coach Matt Eberflus.

    "It's him getting his eyes on the quarterback and doing a great job of breaking on the ball," Eberflus said, per FOX Sports. "He's doing what we're asking him to do. He knows what he has to do. He's trying to make a step every day to work to get better."

    Eberflus added that Carter has been putting in overtime at Valley Ranch, and that the staff has taken notice. He made an interception this week during minicamp, after which Marinelli barked, “Now, do it again.”

    It’s classic Marinelli, challenging his players and letting them know that his expectations are high. But, as much as anyone, Carter is challenging himself this offseason.

    "I definitely have a lot to prove to everybody, especially myself," Carter said. "I want to come out here and just get this thing moving in the right direction."

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