Quickly: Should contribute as a backup linebacker as well as on special teams.
2002 (Fr.): Saw limited playing time on the year and did not record any statistics.
2001 (RS): Redshirted his first year at USU.
High School: Was a two-time all-state linebacker and two-time all-conference selection as well... Earned academic all-state honors three times as well... Recorded 110 tackles and four interceptions his senior year... As a tight end he had four touchdown catches... Defensively as a junior he had 80 tackles and two interceptions... Also played basketball, leading the state in three-point percentage his junior year... Competed in track as well.
Personal: Born Feb. 20, 1983 in Butte, Mont... Son of Rick and Paula Carriger... Has one brother and one sister... Plans to major in business finance and work as a corporate lawyer... Hobbies include hunting and spending time with friends.