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John Carroll Career Stats
Physical athlete, who made the move to fullback in the spring after playing linebacker his first two seasons at SDSU ... Missed most of the 2016 season (spring and fall) with an injury, before playing the final four games on special teams ... Is listed third on the depth chart heading into the season.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)
Missed most of the season, recovering from an injury the previous campaign ... Returned to play the final four games of the season on special teams, including games at Wyoming, home vs. Colorado State, at Wyoming in the MW Championship and against Houston in the Las Vegas Bowl ... Did not find the stat sheet.
REDSHIRT SEASON (2015)
Redshirted his first year at San Diego State.
Excelled on both sides of the ball at St. Francis High in Santa Clarita, Calif. ... Had 33 receptions for 576 yards (17.5 avg.) and nine touchdowns as a senior (according to MaxPreps), while recording a team-high 85 tackles, four sacks, two pass breakups and a forced fumble on defense ... Led the Golden Knights to a 21-4 (.840) record over the final two seasons, including an 11-1 mark in 2014 ... Was a three-time all-league pick (2012-14), a two-time all-CIF selection (2013-14) and a first-team all-state pick (MaxPreps) (2014) ... Was the Angelus League MVP, Pasadena Star News Defensive Player of the Year and a MaxPreps second-team All-American as a senior ... Also garnered all-area accolades from the Pasadena Star News and Glendale News Press each of his three seasons ... A three-star recruit according to 247sports and Scout, and a two-star pick by Rivals ... Scout ranked him as the ninth-best tight end recruit in California ... Received an 87 from 247sports... A scholar-athlete for three years ... Captained his basketball and football team.
John Andrew Carroll was born Feb. 23, 1997, in Valencia, Calif. ... Son of Patrick and Liz Carroll ... Picked the Aztecs over offers from UC Davis and UNLV, while also receiving interest from Arizona, California, Colorado and Wake Forest ... Is majoring in communication