ON BAXTER: Saw considerable action at the safety position a year ago and is in line for more playing time in the upcoming season … enters the season with career totals of 60 tackles, one interception and one pass break up.
SOPHOMORE (2012): Played in 10 games and started four at the safety position … closed out the year with four tackles and an interception, which he returned 47 yards, in the season finale vs. Furman … recorded a career-high seven tackles in a win over Western Carolina and finished the year with 40 total.
FRESHMAN (2011): Played in 10 games in a reserve role as a redshirt freshman ... made 20 tackles and broke up one pass ... credited with a season-high eight tackles vs. Appalachian State.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Lugoff-Elgin High School ... lettered four times in football, twice in track and field and once in basketball ... served as a team captain ... totaled 34 catches for 543 yards and five touchdowns while rushing 48 times for 464 yards and six scores his senior season ... on defense had 65 tackles and three interceptions and one fumble recovery for a touchdown while also returning one kickoff for a touchdown ... named team's defensive MVP and Class 3A Defensive Player of the Year ... chosen to the all-region and all-area team for the second time in his career ... participated in the North/South All-Star Game.
PERSONAL: Born Oct. 10, 1991 in Lexington, S.C. ... son of Anthony Baxter and Melba Irick ... cousins Duane Harper and Deveron Harper both played in the NFL ... majoring in business administration.