Carson Lydon

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  • Carson
  • Lydon

  • Position
    Linebacker
  • Class
    Sophomore
  • Height
    6' 2
  • Weight
    237 lbs.
  • High School/Other
    East Lake
  • Hometown
    Tarpon Springs, Fla.
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Updated: May 23, 2016

2015-16: Appeared in 11 games, making four tackles with 1.0 tackle for loss … Was in 75 plays, including 54 on special teams and 21 as linebacker during the regular season … Made collegiate debut at Purdue … Set a career-high of two tackles with 1.0 tackle for loss at East Carolina … Took the field versus Pittsburgh … Had one tackle vs. NC State and at Miami … Appeared in the game vs. Duke, at Boston College, at Georgia Tech, vs. North Carolina and at Virginia ... Also appeared in the Independence Bowl vs. Tulsa.

2014-15: Joined the program in January after graduating from high school early … Posted a 455-pound squat and a 320-pound clean in spring max testing.

High School: A member of the All-Southeast Region Team by SuperPrep … A Florida All-State Class 7A first-team selection as a senior … The Pinellas County Defensive Player of Year as named by The Tampa Bay Times … A first-team all-county selection … In the Class 7A region final, tallied a season-high 18 tackles, an interception return for a touchdown and 37 yards rushing and another score in a 40-7 win over previously unbeaten Fort Myers … Battled through injuries, but still finished with 93 tackles, three sacks, three blocked punts and two interceptions … Scored seven touchdowns, two on defense … Played at Raleigh’s Cardinal Gibbons High as a sophomore before moving to Florida for his last two seasons … Was a Tampa Bay Times first-team All-Pinellas County selection as a junior after recording 149 tackles, eight sacks and two interceptions to help the Eagles reach the state semifinals for the first time … Was named third-team all-state that season … Listed as the No. 81 outside linebacker in the country by 247Sports … Ranked as the No. 39 outside linebacker in the country and the No. 107 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation … Rated as the No. 56 outside linebacker in the country and the No. 18 outside linebacker in the South by Scout.

Personal: Carson C. Lydon … Born Oct. 17, 1996 in Raleigh, N.C. … Son of Justin Lydon and Jen Lydon and Bill Bernecki … Has an older sister … Majoring in business.