2016 - Sophomore Season
Played in all 13 games and made 10 starts • Finished with 47 tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss, a team-high 5.5 sacks and a forced two fumbles • Had four tackles, two TFLs and a sack in the Sun Bowl • Recorded a 6-yard sack and had three tackles vs. NC State • Recorded two tackles, forced a fumble and recovered a fumble vs. The Citadel • Had a career-high seven tackles at Duke • Made six tackles and had a quarterback hurry in a 48-20 win over Georgia Tech • Had three tackles, including a tackle for loss, in the win at Virginia • Sealed Carolina’s victory at No. 16 Miami with a strip sack of QB Brad Kaaya with 1:27 to play • Carolina recovered the fumble and ran out the clock for a 20-13 win over the 16th-ranked Hurricanes • Made four tackles and had a quarterback hurry against Virginia Tech • Had a 12-yard sack in the win over No. 12 Florida State • Posted four tackles in the comeback win over Pitt • Made four stops, including a sack, in the win over JMU • Assisted on one tackle in the win at Illinois • Made his first career start in the season opener vs. No. 18 Georgia and had five tackles, a tackle for loss and assisted on a sack.
2015 - Redshirt Freshman Season
Saw action in games against North Carolina A&T, Illinois and Wake Forest primarily as a pass rush defensive end • Finished with 12 tackles, including a season-high six vs. North Carolina A&T • Also had a quarterback pressure against the Aggies • Added four tackles against Illinois and two vs. Wake Forest • Redshirted in 2014.
T.C. Williams High School
Ranked the No. 86 linebacker in the country by 247sports.com and the No. 33 player in Virginia • Considered the No. 28 player in the state of Virginia by Rivals.com • Registered more than 90 tackles and posted 13 sacks, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries as a senior • Also rushed for more than 900 yards on offense as T.C. Williams finished 7-4 and advanced to the playoffs • Named honorable-mention All-Met by The Washington Post • Carney was on the winning team at UNC’s 7-on-7 team camp in the summer of 2013 • High school teammate of fellow Tar Heel signee Jeremiah Clarke • Was named MVP of the Nike Football Training Camp in April, 2013 • Coached by Dennis Randolph.
Nickname is “Scoop” • If he could choose an NFL team to play for, it would be the Patriots • His favorite TV show is “The Game” • His favorite food is fried chicken • The person who had the biggest impact on his life is Avery Williams • Son of Lamont Carney and Adrienne Williams • Exercise and sport science major.
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