NMSU Football BIO
11 Randell Carroll


2012 (Senior): Carroll sat out the 2012 season after transferring from UCLA.

2011 (UCLA): Carroll played in 12 games for UCLA, starting two games. On the season, he caught three passes for 34 yards with a 11.3 yards per catch.

2010 (UCLA): Carroll saw action in all 12 games with one start against Oregon State. He ranked fourth on the team with his 15 receptions and third in receiving yards with 242. His 16.1 yards per catch average led the team and tied for the team lead with two touchdown receptions. Carroll played but did not make a catch in the opener at Kansas State and had one rushing attempt against Stanford, for a three-yard gain. He played but did not make a reception in wins over Houston and at Texas but made two catches for 13 yards against Washington State. Carroll caught two passes for 38 yards at Oregon, with a long of 26 yards. He scored on a 68-yard catch-and-run against Arizona, UCLA's longest scoring pass play since the 2007 Oregon State contest, Carroll made three catches against the Wildcats for a team-high 90 yards and made a team-high six catches for 46 yards against Oregon State. He caught three passes for 26 yards on the game-winning field goal drive; his final reception saw him get out of bounds with one second remaining on the clock and set the stage for the deciding 51-yard boot by Kai Forbath.

2009 (UCLA): Carroll saw action in 10 games as a true freshman. He was on the field for 18 plays in the opener against San Diego State. He made his first reception for seven yards at Tennessee. Carroll made one catch for nine yards versus Oregon and had one rush for five yards at Oregon State. He made a brief appearance against Washington, but was hampered by a groin issue.

High School: Carroll lettered in football at Cathedral Preparatory HS in Los Angeles for coach Kevin Pearson. He was a first-team USA Today All-American, a PrepStar Dream Team selection (No. 14 prospect nationally), a SuperPrep All-American (No. 20 wide receiver) and No. 16 prospect in the Far West. Carroll ranked No. 39 nationally among all players by rivals.com, No. 29 in Athlon Consensus 100, No. 46 prospect and No. 5 receiver by ESPNU and the No. 4 "athlete" nationally by rivals.com, No. 5 prospect in California by rivals.com, No. 13 receiver nationally and No. 3 in the West by scout.com, No. 15 receiver by Tom Lemming and earned four stars from scout.com and rivals.com. Carroll played in the U.S. Army All-America Bowl and was selected to the Tacoma News-Tribune Western 100 and Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West selection, while being named All-State Division III first team by MaxPreps, a CalHiSports.com All-State second-team pick and Medium schools first team. As a senior, he totaled 31 catches for 564 yards and four touchdowns, while carrying the ball 73 times for 543 rushing yards and two scores.


Position: Cornerback
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 180
Year: Junior
Hometown: Englewood, Calif.
High School: Cathederal HS
Other College: UCLA
Experience: Transfer

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