Nolan Carroll life and biography

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Nolan Carroll biography

Date of birth : 1987-01-18
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Jacksonville, Florida
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-10-22
Credited as : Football player NFL, cornerback for the Miami Dolphins, Super Bowl/NFL Draft player

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2010 - For the season has seven kickoff returns for 184 yards, an average of 26.3 yards per return ... Played in a reserve role four games and was inactive once this season ... Made his Dolphin and NFL debut in a reserve role on Sept. 12th at Buffalo ... For the preseason had eight tackles along with nine kickoff returns for 205 yards, an average of 22.8 yards per return.


Played in 38 career games, including six starts ... Started two games as a senior in 2009 before suffering a broken leg ... One of four team captains and member of the Terps’ leadership council ... Recorded ten tackles and a pass defensed ... Posted a career-high seven tackles against James Madison (9/12) before breaking his right tibia which forced him to miss the rest of the season ... Played in 10 games, including four starts at cornerback, as a junior in 2008 ... Recorded a career-high 37 tackles (20 solo) and ranked second on the team with eight passes broken up ... Played in the first three games then missed three due to an ankle injury ... Earned his first career start against North Carolina State (10/25) ... Contributed a career-best seven tackles at Virginia Tech (11/6) ... Played in all 13 games as a reserve cornerback and special-teams performer as a sophomore in 2007 ... Moved from wide receiver to cornerback prior to the season ... Recorded 14 tackles (seven solo) ... Added five kickoff returns for 84 yards (16.8 avg.) with a long of 23 yards ... Had seven special teams tackles ... Saw significant action at corner against North Carolina (11/3) and had a season-best three solo tackles ... Played in all 13 games as a reserve wideout and on special teams as a redshirt freshman in 2006 ... Recorded five kickoff returns for 60 yards ... Saw first career action in the season opener against William & Mary (9/2) ... played vs. West Virginia (9/14) and returned two kickoffs for 12 yards ... Saw extensive action at wideout against Boston College (11/18), but did not catch a pass ... Redshirted as a true freshman in 2005 ... Named offensive scout team player of the week for his work in practice leading up to the Florida State game (10/29) ... Graduated in December, 2009 with family science degree.


Attended Clay High School in Green Cove Spring, Fla. ... Three-year starter at wide receiver ... Team won district titles during his last two seasons ... Also lettered in soccer and track ... Parents are Jennifer and Nolan Carroll ... Father earned the rank of Senior Master Sergeant in the Air Force and mother was a Lt. Commander in the Navy ... Mother is currently a Florida state representative ... Aunt works for the NSA at Fort Meade ... Growing up, his favorite sports team was the Miami Dolphins ... Lists “Big Trouble in Little China” as favorite movie, “Malcolm in the Middle” as favorite television show, “The Five People You Meet in Heaven” as favorite book and Yo Gotti as favorite recording artist ... Spoke at the Broward County Juvenile Detention Center ... Part of the Ross Field naming and youth clinic at Miami Beach High School ... Full name is Nolan Alexander Carroll, born January 18, 1987, in Jacksonville, Fla.

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