21 - Rashad Carmichael Position: Cornerback
Class: r-Freshman
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 186 lbs.
High School: Gwynn Park
Hometown: Clinton, Md.
 
photo A speedy newcomer with a good work ethic and leadership capabilities ... Made some good contributions to the scout team while redshirting last fall ... Worked at field corner during the spring and showed potential ... Continues to develop his feel for the game ... Will be watched closely when practice resumes in August.

2006: Was redshirted while working on the scout team ... Turned in the fastest time in the 40 among the incoming freshmen with a time of 4.44 ... Showed improvement on all four major lifts during strength and conditioning testing.

High School: A three-year letterman for Coach Danny Hayes at Gwynn Park ... Played running back and defensive back ... Helped team to a 14-0 mark and a state championship in 2005, rushing for over 800 yards and 11 touchdowns ... Caught 15 passes for 109 yards ... Had three interceptions and 30 tackles on defense ... Only played seven games due to injury ... Rushed for 157 yards and two TDs in one of those games ... Named all-conference and all-region ... Had five interceptions as a junior ... Compiled 1,785 career rushing yards and 19 touchdowns ... Posted 12 career interceptions and 115 tackles ... Was named a scholar athlete all three varsity seasons ... Rated the No. 23 player on the Mid-Atlantic 47 team by SuperPrep ... Listed as the No. 24 player in his state by rivals.com in its final state rankings ... Was a sprinter in track, turning in a 10.55 time in the 100 meters and a 21.00 in the 200m.

Personal: Rashad Bernard Carmichael ... Born 9/9/88 in Laurinburg, NC ... Son of Bernard and Mae Carmichael ... Cousin is former Clemson and current Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Derrick Hamilton ... Majoring in human development.

Tackles G UT AT Tot. Loss Sacks
2007 14 5 3 8 1-3 0-0
2008 12 31 24 55 4-28 1-18
Career 26 36 27 63 5-31 1-18

Interceptions G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2008 12 5 62 12.4 1 28