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Corey Carmichael

Class: Sr.
Position: FB
Height: 5-11
Weight: 228 pounds
Previous School: Woodstock HS
Hometown: Canton, GA

Honors: 2010 – Named to the Sun Belt All-Freshman Team by the league’s beat writers.

2013: Played in 11 games and earned two starts … Had 149 yards on 29 carries for a 5.1 per attempt average to go with two touchdowns … Led Raiders with 13 special teams tackles … Made the move to fullback during the spring … Missed the WCU and UNC games due to disciplinary reasons … Came back against Memphis and responded with his first collegiate reception while adding seven tackles on special teams … Hauled in a six-yard touchdown pass against Marshall … Rushed for a career-best 65 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries against FIU …Had three carries for 37 yards and a touchdown to go with two special teams tackles at USM … Registered 38 yards rushing on 10 attempts to go with two special teams tackles in win over UTEP.

2012: Played in all 12 games … The majority of his snaps came on special teams … Ended the year with 16 total tackles and a forced fumble … Was in on 163 total snaps … Ranked third on the team with seven special teams tackles … Had three tackles and forced a fumble in win at Georgia Tech … Also added three stops vs. ULM … Turned in three tackles at WKU.

2011: Played in 10 games and earned four starts … Had 289 total snaps and registered two winning grades from the coaches … Finished year with 18 tackles and 1.5 TFLs … Started at Purdue and had two tackles before leaving game in second quarter with a shoulder injury … Also had two stops vs GT and three against Troy … Sat out the Memphis and WKU games due to a violation of athletic department policy … Added five tackles against UL … Had a TFL against North Texas.

2010: Competed in 11 of 13 games and had three starts ... Had 357 total snaps and 40 or more in a game four times ... Earned 10 winning grades from the coaches ... Registered 35 total tackles on the season to go with 5.5 TFLs, a half sack, and a fumble recovery ... Had 22 tackles over the last five games ... Played in his first collegiate game at Memphis and had one tackle ... Also had a stop at Louisiana ... Collected four tackles in 33 snaps against Troy and turned in four stops at Georgia Tech ... Registered three tackles and a half sack against ULM ... Had four stops, including a TFL against North Texas ... Collected five tackles, including a TFL at WKU ... In his first career start, he had five stops, including a TFL and a quarterback hurry against FAU in a season-high 55 snaps ... Also started at FIU and had four tackles and a key fumble recovery late to stop a potential game-winning drive.

High School: Ranked the 91st best middle linebacker in the country by Scout.com ... Earned honorable mention 5-A all-state honors after leading Woodstock in tackles for the second straight year with 145 ... Also had three sacks, two blocked kicks, two pass breakups, three hurries, and an interception, while rushing five times for 131 yards and a touchdown as a fullback ... Voted the 2009 Cherokee County Gridiron Club Player of the Year, was the Cherokee Tribune Defensive Player of the Year, and won the Cherokee County Gridiron Iron Man Award ... Named the 2009 Woodstock High Football Power Champion ... Nominated for the 2009 North-South All-Star game ... Was a team captain in 2009 and the defensive captain in 2008 ... Registered 110 tackles as a junior to go with five sacks, an interception and three caused fumbles ... Also lettered in track where he was all-county and owns the school record in the shot put (53'1") ... Played for Coach Mike O'Brien at Woodstock High School.

Full Name: Corey John Carmichael ... Parents: Dan and Robyn Carmichael ... Born: 8/24/91 ... Major: Liberal Studies ... Other: Brother Danny was a four-year lettermen for the Blue Raiders (2006-09).