Carter Coughlin, a native of Eden Prairie, grew up and attended the local school and attended Eden Prairie High School. As an athlete, he was involved in both football and basketball.
As a sophomore and junior, he was an integral part of the Eagles’ run to consecutive state titles with the support of his teammates. He finished his senior year with 35 tackles, 7.0 tackles for loss, two pass breakups, and one fumble recovery in his stats.
He was selected for the first team of All-State and went on to participate in the All-American Bowl. Coughlin was a sought-after player and a four-star prospect. He chose to sign with Minnesota after receiving offers from Iowa, Michigan State, Ohio State, Pittsburgh, Oregon, and Wisconsin.
Coughlin eventually enrolled at the University of Minnesota and played for the Minnesota Golden Gophers from 2016 to 2019.
As a true freshman, Coughlin appeared in 11 games and finished the season with 25 tackles, including four tackles for loss, two sacks, and two quarterback hurries.
When he was a sophomore, he took over as the starting outside linebacker for the Golden Gophers and led the team in both tackles for loss (11.5) and sacks (6.5). This led to him being selected as an honorable mention All-Big Ten Conference player.
How Old Is Carter Coughlin?
Carter Coughlin is 25 years old. He was born to Robert and Jennie Coughlin on July 21, 1997, in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States.