Before he sold millions of records, made millions of dollars, toured the world and achieved international fame and notoriety as a member of the mega-successful Backstreet Boys band, Nick Carter was a fan of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at a very early age.
Before the cool-kid clothes he wore as a teenager with the Backstreet Boys and the all-white wardrobe he and his bandmates rocked for the Grammy Award-nominated and best-selling Millennium album as a young man, Carter’s ensemble of choice consisted of creamsicle orange Bucs gear.
While music and dancing have been the passions of the 35-year old Carter for most of his life, and performing for fans is how he has earned his living, the former Tampa Bay area resident is also incredibly passionate about the Bucs. What some of his most ardent, loyal fans might not know is that Carter’s singing career with the Backstreet Boys may not have begun if not for the Buccaneers organization.
Carter, a long-time reader of PewterReport.com and a @PewterReport follower on Twitter, spoke to Scott Reynolds about his history with the Buccaneers and about some of his memories rooting for Tampa Bay.