Career Honors: 2010: KU Defensive Player of the Week vs. North Dakota State. 2007:KU Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week vs. Toledo.
2011 (Sr.): Played in all 12 games, making ten starts at cornerback … Recorded six stops, including three solo tackles, against McNeese State … Had two solo tackles against Northern Illinois and three tackles against Texas Tech … Made one tackle and had a pass breakup at Oklahoma State … Recorded three tackles and a stop for a two-yard loss against Oklahoma … Made four solo stops and forced a fumble against Baylor … Collected a season-high seven tackles at Texas A&M, including five solo stops … Recorded three solo tackles in final game of season versus Missouri … Pass breakup in five of 12 games.
2010 (Jr.): Named KU defensive player of the week vs. North Dakota State… Started all 12 games at cornerback… Was sixth on the team with 55 tackles… Recorded a team-high-tying two interceptions on the year with picks against North Dakota State and Colorado… Was second on the team with six passes broken up… Registered a career-high 10 tackles against Texas A&M… Had at least five tackles in six games on the season, including a five-game stretch late in the season beginning with the Texas A&M contest.
2009 (So.): Played in seven games on special teams… Made one tackle on the season… Spent 2008 as a cornerback before being moved to wide receiver in 2009.
2008 (Fr.): Started two games at left cornerback, seeing action on the first play at South Florida and vs. Sam Houston State… Played in the first four games of the season, but did not play again until the bowl game against Minnesota… Recorded 10 tackles on the year… Had an interception, which he returned 16 yards against Sam Houston State.
2007 (RS): Redshirted his first season at Kansas.
High School: Named all-MCAA as a running back from 2004-06… Also was an all-league selection as a defensive back in 2005 and 2006 and as a kick returner and punter in 2006… Named all-state honorable mention in 2004 and 2005… Was the 14th-ranked player in the state of Kansas by Rivals.com following the 2006 season… Collected more than 500 rushing yards, 304 receiving yards and 600 kick return yards in 2006… Also scored 12 touchdowns and had two interceptions as a senior… Earned varsity letters in football, basketball and track for the Wildcats… Was an all-league basketball player… Qualified for the state track meet in the high jump as a sophomore and in the triple jump, 100 meters and 4×100 meter relay as a junior… Was also involved in power lifting… Coached in football by Marty Nienstadt.
Personal: Born in Topeka, Kan… Major is American studies… Hobbies include sports and friends… Son of Mark and Michelle Carney… Has four siblings.