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#98 Alex Carrington
Position: DE
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 284
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Tupelo, Miss.
High School: Tupelo HS
Experience: 3 Letters
Alex Carrington Bio
Courtesy: ArkansasState
Release: 12/31/1999

2009:  Rotary Lombardi Award Preliminary Watch List . . . Lott Trophy Watch List . . . NationalChamps.net Honorable Mention Preseason All-America selection . . . NationalChamps.net Underdog Award Watch List.

2008:  The 2008 Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Year and CollegeFootballNews.com Midseason Second Team All-America selection had one of the most dominating seasons ever by a Sun Belt Conference defensive player, finishing just one sack shy of the Sun Belt Conference record 11.5 . . . The First Team All-Sun Belt Conference selection finished the season ranked tied for 14th in the nation in sacks and seventh in the nation in tackles for loss (19).  His 11.5 sacks this season rank as the fourth most in ASU history and he posted at least one sack in seven games . . . He had multiple sacks in three games, including a career-high 2.5 sacks against ULM . . . He tallied at least one tackle for loss in 10 of 12 games, registering a season-high three tackles for loss in three different games . . . His 53 tackles were the sixth most on the team and most among defensive linemen . . . He also recorded his first career interception this season . . . He had a season-high eight tackles, but finished with a least five tackles in six games . . . He is the first defensive lineman to win the Sun Belt Conference’s Defensive Player of the Year Award since 2005 (Middle Tennessee’s Jeff Jeff Littlejohn) and the fourth defensive lineman to ever receive the honor.

2007:  A 2007 Honorbale Mention All-Sun Belt Conference selection, Carrington had the best season of his young career in 2007 with 38 tackles, including five for loss of 25 yards, and one sack . . . Also named Phil Steele’s Honorbale Mention All-Sun Belt Conference . . . He posted a career-high nine tackles in ASU’s victory over Memphis and had a career-high 1.5 tackles for loss against Louisiana-Lafayette . . . He also had eight tackles against Louisiana-Monroe and posted three or more tackles in seven games . . . He helped lead the ASU defense that ranked No. 1 in the Sun Belt Conference in total defense, No. 2 in rushing defense, No. 2 in scoring defense and No. 2 in pass defense . . . Carrington was named to Phil Steele’s Mid-Season All-Sun Belt Conference First Team.Recepient of an “I WILL” award from the ASU coaching staff following the conclusion of spring drills.

2006:  Started six games at defensive end for the Indians in 2006, and saw action in eight total games before suffering a season-ending injury . . . Notched 14 tackles on the year, including 11 solo tackles . . . Had two tackles for losses on the year, including one quarterback sack against SMU Sept. 23 . . . Had a season-high four stops Oct. 28 at Florida Atlantic.

2005:  Redshirted and participated on the scout team.

HIGH SCHOOL:  Recorded 84 tackles, six sacks and forced three fumbles as a senior . . . All-region . . . Won coach’s award . . . Named to school’s Who’s Who . . . Helped team to quarterfinalist round in playoffs . . . Recruited by LSU, Louisiana Tech and Ohio . . . 2004 Daily Journal first-team selection.

PERSONAL:  Born June 19,1987 . . . Son of Helen Carrington and Joe Williams.

   Carrington's Career Statistics

Yr.

UT

AT

TOT

TFL

SACK

2008

36

17

53

19.0-76

10.5-58

2007

20

18

38

5.0-25

1-8

2006

11

3

14

2-12

1-9

Total

67

38

105

16-113

12.5-75

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