After seeing substantial duty last two seasons, Carlisle will again be counted on Blazer defensive backfield ... listed as third-leading returning tackler for 2009 ... sat out spring practice due to injury ... listed as No. 1 cornerback entering preseason practice this August ... was redshirted in 2005.
2008: Played in 10 games during season, starting three times (vs. Tulsa, Florida Atlantic and Memphis) ... finished year as team's No. 6 tackler with 46 stops, including 22 solos ... also had two tackles for loss (vs. Florida Atlantic and East Carolina) ... registered a pair of interceptions in road game at South Carolina ... also forced one fumble (at Houston) ... recorded three pass breakups (two vs. Memphis and one vs. ECU) ... in addition to his two interceptions at South Carolina, he also had a season-best nine tackles against the Gamecocks.
2007: Saw action in games and started five of those in secondary ... ranked ninth on team in tackles with 40 stops, including 31 solos ... tied for team lead in pass breakups with six ... registered season-high seven tackles in game at Tulsa with one tackle for loss against the Golden Hurricane ... also had six tackles in season opener at Michigan State ... recorded five tackles against UCF.
2006: Played in 11 games for the Blazers, mainly on special teams.
2005: Did not see any action and was redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Auburn (Ala.) High School .. as a senior, Carlisle had 16 catches for 351 yards and two touchdowns ... additionally, he recorded 30 tackles, 14 pass breakups and one interception ... led Auburn with five blocked kicks ... was coached by Robert Maddox ... Tigers finished the 2004 season at 7-4 overall and were 6A Region 3 champions ... AHS fell to McGill-Toolen in the opening round of the 2004 state playoffs ... named all-area (receiver) as junior ... participated in baseball, track and basketball during prep career.
PERSONAL: Born July 23, 1987 at Auburn, Ala. ... son of Mae and Richard Carlisle ... major is communications.