Very versatile performer who joined Tigers in the pre-season last year ... transfer from the University of Connecticut ... lines up at wide receiver most of the time ... could also be used as running back, quarterback and defensive back ... also returns punts and kickoffs ... has excellent speed and good hands ... gives Tigers plenty of options on offense ... good student who was named to the Colonial Athletic Association Academic All-Conference team last fall.
2011 SEASON: Played in all 12 games for the Tigers at wide receiver ... made eight starts ... lined up at several different positions during season ... Tigers’ second-leading receiver with 36 receptions for 402 yards and one touchdown ... also returned five kickoffs for 94 yards, an 18.8 average ... had six punts returns for a 1.5 average ... ran for 41 yards on nine carries, a 5.9 average ... caught four passes for 30 yards in win over Villanova ... had four receptions for 39 yards at Maryland ... helped Tigers to win over Richmond with team-leading five catches for 66 yards ... had clutch 21-yard reception on third down with one minute left in regulation, setting up D.J. Soven’s game-winning field goal ... had three receptions for 31 yards and had a 36-yard kickoff return in Tigers’ win at No. 18 Old Dominion ... also threw vital two-point conversion pass to Mike Evans with 3:13 left as Tigers rallied from 35-24 deficit in final minutes ... had 63 all-purpose yards in win at William & Mary ... caught four passes for 35 yards in win over No. 8 New Hampshire ... helped Tigers to 28-17 victory at Rhode Island with four receptions for 40 yards ... Tigers’ leading receiver in FCS playoff game against Lehigh ... caught five passes for 94 yards and one touchdown against Mountain Hawks ... caught three-yard touchdown pass with 49 seconds left in first half to tie game at 17-17 ... had season long 66-yard reception in third quarter to set up a Tiger touchdown that gave Towson a 31-24 lead.
AT CONNECTICUT: Played one season at Connecticut ... played in nine games at UConn in 2010 ... completed one pass for three yards ... ran for 18 yards on four carries ... recruited by Coach Rob Ambrose when he was an assistant coach at UConn ... member of UConn team that posted an 8-5 record and played Oklahoma in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl.
AT LOYOLA H.S.: Second team All-State quarterback as a junior ... two-time honorable mention All-State honoree ... named second team All-Metro as a senior after leading the Dons to an 11-0 record ... named All-Baltimore County twice ... first team All-Metro as a junior ... member of three MIAA championship teams ... completed 103 of 185 passes for 1,415 yards and 11 touchdowns as a sophomore ... also rushed for 303 yards and 11 TDs as a sophomore ... threw for 1,489 yards with 13 touchdowns as a junior ... team captain as a senior for Coach Brian Abbott ... selected to play in 2008 Maryland Crab Bowl but missed game because of injury.
PERSONAL: Has three sisters and one brother ... lists mother as person he admires the most ... favorite NFL team is the Baltimore Ravens ... lists Mike Vick as his favorite NFL player ... favorite athlete is LeBron James ... lists “Friday Night Lights” as his favorite movie ... favorite actor is Will Smith ... most memorable experience was UConn’s trip to the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl ... son of Leon Kinnard and Pya Carr ... born on February 9, 1991 in York, Pa.