Honors: Earned the most improved award for cornerbacks at the conclusion of spring drills.
2009: Had a career-best three tackles at Clemson ... Suffered a knee injury during practice before the Memphis game and was lost for the season ... Was granted his release from the program in late December.
2008: Played in all 12 games and was in on 210 total snaps, including a season-high 32 at Louisville ... Ended the year with 12 total stops ... Had 10 winning grades from the coaches with three on defense and seven on special teams ... Moved from tailback to defensive back during the second week of the season ... Played eight snaps in his first college game on special teams against Troy ... Had one tackle on special teams against Maryland ... Collected two tackles on special teams and made a great play on a punt to bat a ball back that was downed at the 1-yard line ... Had 15 special teams snaps in win over FAU ... Moved back to running back during the Louisville week due to Desmond Gee not playing because of a death in the family ... Rushed two times for 13 yards and had a 16-yard reception at Louisville ... Saw his most action of the year at left corner against ULM and came up with two stops.
High School: Voted team MVP three years in a row for Marist High School ... Was tabbed the Old Spice Red Zone Player of the Year in 2006 ... Named first team all-county as a junior and senior ... Had 46 career touchdowns and a school record 18 interceptions ... As a junior, rushed for 1,600 yards and 21 touchdowns ... Had 25 carries for 288 yards and four touchdowns in a game against Memorial while amassing 404 all-purpose yards ... Lettered in football and basketball ... Played for Coach Larry Arico.
Full Name: Jawan J. Carson ... Parents: Stephanie and Willy Jones ... Born: 7/24/90 ... Major: Undecided.