Eric Carter (born January 23, 1969 in Jesup, Georgia) was a football player in the Canadian Football League for eleven seasons. Carter played as a cornerback for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats from 1994-1998, the BC Lions from 1999-2003 and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 2004. He was a CFL All-Star four times and won a Grey Cup for the Lions in 2000. He played college football at Knoxville College.
Carter was selected to the Lions' 2004 50th Anniversary Dream Team.