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12   Nigel Carr
Nigel Carr

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, FL

High School:
First Coast

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 231

Position:
LB


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2010 OUTLOOK
Steps into the role as the weakside linebacker starter, replacing All-ACC performer Dekoda Watson. Has set new standards of excellence with his work ethic and accountability on and off the field and is poised for a big season after earning most dependable honors among linebackers at the conclusion of spring practice.

2009: A mainstay on defense after appearing in all 13 games, including his first career start in the Seminoles' road victory at North Carolina...established a single-season, career-high 26 tackles as a sophomore, which ranked fourth among FSU linebackers...his single game career-high of six tackles came in the season opener against Miami...also totaled four tackles against Boston College and North Carolina...registered tackles for loss against Boston College and UNC...collected his first career fumble recovery against Georgia Tech.

2008: Played in 11 of 13 games and recorded four tackles...saw most of his action on FSU special teams...appeared in the first eight games of the season, with his collegiate debut coming in the home-opener against Western Carolina...logged his first solo tackle against Wisconsin in the Champs Sports Bowl.

PERSONAL
Coaching staff has raved about his development over the past year...plays with passion and leads with emotion...earned the defensive leadership award for the `Noles in the spring of `09...a four-star prospect coming out of First Coast High School, where he played alongside current Seminoles Jermaine Thomas and Avis Commack...earned first team 4A All-State honors as a senior as well as Under Armour All-American accolades...finished prep career with 399 tackles, including 133 as a senior...chose FSU over Florida, Clemson, South Carolina, USF, Georgia Tech and Minnesota...born January 22, 1990.

DEFENSE

G UA A Total TFL PD Int Sacks
2008 11 1 3 4 0.0 0 0 0.0
2009 13 15 11 26 1.5 0 0 0.0
Total 24 16 14 30 1.5 0 0 0.0

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