Palomar Comets Football
QUARTERBACK, RED-SHIRT FRESHMAN, 6-3, 220; 40 TIME: 4.8
Oceanside (Class of 2007)
PERSONAL: Born Aug. 14, 1988, at Tri-City
Medical Center in Oceanside. ... Son of Oceanside High
School head football coach John Carroll and Peggy
Carroll. ... Has two brothers, Tom (23) and Jackson
(15). ... John Carroll, who has coached the Pirates to
seven CIF-San Diego Section championships and the 2007
California state Division II title, is a former Palomar
assistant coach. ... Tom Carroll is an-ex Palomar
SEASON: Started six games at quarterback as a red-shirt freshman. ...
Completed 56-of-107 pass attempts (52.3 completion
percentage) for 627 yards and eight touchdowns over the
first seven games while being victimized in several
games by dropped balls.
... Also had a rushing TD. ...
Rushed for 137 yards and 88 net yards, with a long
run of 39 yards, while accumulating 715 yards in total offense. ... Was 7-for-15 passing for 74
yards and two touchdowns in a 21-19 victory over
Southwestern in the first game on Sept. 6. Also rushed
for seven yards on three carries. ... Was 9-for-17
passing for 54 yards and rushed twice for 16 yards
before exiting the game just before halftime with a
bruised hand in a 16-0 win over Victor Valley on Sept.
13. ... Had a breakout game in a 37-17 victory over San
Diego Mesa on Sept. 20 with three touchdowns, all in the
first half to guide the Comets to a 30-3 halftime
lead -- two on passes and the other on a run. ...
Was 11-for-17 for 200 passing yards vs. the Olympians.
... Came up big against College of the Desert as the
Comets won a battle of unbeatens 47-41 in four
overtimeson Sept. 27, handing the Roadrunners their
first regular-season loss since the 2006 season. Was
13-for-17 passing in the game for 184 yards and four
touchdowns, including TD aerials in the first and third
overtimes. Set up his own touchdown pass to Tyler Lavaia
in the first OT with a 13-yard run on a keeper down to
the 12-yard line on the previous play. ... Broke off a
39-yard run on the first play of the game vs. Grossmont
on Oct. 4.
SEASON: Medical red-shirt at Palomar
SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Was Avocado League Offensive Player of the
Year as a senior and played in the Alex Spanos All-Star
Classic. ... Threw for 2,392 yards and 22 touchdowns as
he helped lead Oceanside to the 2006 CIF-San Diego
Section Division I championship. ... Passed for 318
yards and three touchdowns in a 37-10 victory over La
Costa Canyon on Sept. 7. ... Also topped the 300-yard
mark with 303 yards and two TDs vs. Torrey Pines on Oct.
5. ... Threw four touchdown passes in a 49-0 win over
Fallbrook on Oct. 26.
ACADEMICS: Undecided major. ... Had a 3.5 high school
grade-point average and currently carries a 3.7 GPA at
(Updated Dec. 3, 2008)