Owls' most experienced offensive will miss the spring while continuing recovery from an injury at the end of 2012.
Veteran of the Owls offensive line who has 20 career starts, but missed the last three games of the season with an injury... Started the first 10 games and had started 20 of the last 21 before missing the final two... Owls' offense increased its rushing total by nearly 50 yards a game enters the bowl season ranked second nationally in time of possession thanks to improved line play... Graded from 86-94% in his 10 starts.
2011 C-USA All Freshman selection by league coaches as well as Rivals.com... Made his 10th consecutive start vs. Tulane on Senior Day, but missed the finale at SMU... Made his debut in the season-opener at Texas and then moved into the starting lineup at right guard against Purdue in the home opener.
Redshirted in his first year on campus.
Abilene High School
First-team 5A All State by the Associated Press and a two-time all District 3-5A selection for coach Steve Warren as the Eagles won the state 5A Division II championship... Team captain... Abilene finished the year ranked second in the nation by ESPN.com and MaxPreps.com... Also lettered in power lifting... Second-team Academic All State and a member of the National Honor Society...Played in the 2010 THSCA All-Star game.
Full Name: Andrew Harris Carroll... Born: July 31, 1991 at Arlington, Texas... Parents: Bill and Suzy Carroll, Abilene (one brother)... Kinesiology major