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Carson

Powell

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#40

Linebacker
Height 5'11"
Weight 215
Year First Year
Hometown Jupiter, Fla.
High School Cardinal Newman H.S.
Major Enrolled at Columbia College
Experience High School
School: CC
Birthdate June 12, 1998

Bio

2017

 

Played in all 10 games as a first-year linebacker … Saw extensive action on special teams … Completed year with seven tackles (six solo), two quarterback hurries and a blocked field goal … Registered quarterback hurry and tackle in season finale vs. Brown (Nov. 18) … Made career-high two tackles (one solo) at Marist (Oct. 7) … Blocked field goal in first career action vs. Wagner (Sept. 16).

 

HIGH SCHOOL

 

A 2017 graduate of Cardinal Newman High School in Palm Beach, Fla. where he played four years of varsity football for head coach John Timmons … Nominated for Florida Mr. Football Award as a senior in 2016 … Two-time Florida Class 3A All-State Elite Team selection … Selected to the Palm Beach Post All-Area Defense Team (small schools) and Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel All-Palm Beach County Defensive Team … Two-time First Team All-Conference player … Named Cardinal Newman MVP and Defensive Most Valuable Player … Two-year team captain as a safety, linebacker and running back for the Crusaders … Finished his senior season with 96 tackles (54 solo), 28 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks and two blocked kicks as a linebacker and rushed for 207 yards and four touchdowns on 27 carries as a running back … Made a career-high 16 tackles in a game … Selected to play in the Palm Beach County All-Star Game and competed for the National Team … In nine games played, made 70 total tackles (59 solo), contributed eight tackles for loss, forced two fumbles, broke up three passes and intercepted five passes as a junior … Intercepted a career-high three passes in a game … As a sophomore, played in just five games, making 22 tackles … Played on the varsity as a freshman seeing action in 11 games with 68 total tackles (56 solo), made eight tackles for loss, forced two fumbles, recovered two fumbles and intercepted two passes …Named a Palm Beach County All-Area honorable mention honoree as a freshman defensive back … Played outfield and first base on the baseball team … National Honor Society member … Earned Academic Honor Roll status … Awarded with the Spanish Honor Society and Cardinal Newman Promise Award … Involved with Student ACES and Cardinal Newman Safe School Student Ambassador programs.

 

PERSONAL

 

Born Carson Jerry Powell on June 12, 1998 … Son of Greg and Kim Powell … Has two siblings Austin and Berkley … Brother Austin attended the University of Pennsylvania, was named the Ivy League Player of the Year and team captain in golf at Penn … He also led the Quakers to two Ivy League titles … Played at Cardinal Newman High School, the same school as former NFL stars Abram Elam, Chris T. Jones, Craig Erickson, Jacoby Ford and John Carney … Chose Columbia for football and its great education … Enrolled at Columbia College … Intends to major in business..

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