UNC Football Bio
86 Carl Tucker
Tucker Tucker 2038046

2016 - Redshirt Freshman Season
Exciting young player who played in every game and has seven starts to his credit • Finished with nine catches for 130 yards and a touchdown on the season • On a perfectly executed play, he caught a slant pass from Trubisky and raced a career-long 54 yards for a touchdown at Duke • Had two catches for 10 yards in the 48-20 win over Georgia Tech • Made a 12-yard catch in a 35-14 win at Virginia • Hauled in a 15-yard reception in the win at No. 16 Miami • Made an 8-yard catch against Florida State • Had a 9-yard reception against JMU • Made his collegiate debut against No. 18 Georgia and had two catches for 22 yards, including a long of 12 • Both catches came on third down and gave the Tar Heels a fresh set of downs • Redshirted in 2015 • Enrolled at UNC in January • Saw limited action during the spring while dealing with an arm injury.

Hough High School
Ranked the No. 22 athlete in the country and the No. 17 player in North Carolina by 247sports.com • Member of the ESPN 300 as the No. 270 player in the country • Ranked the No. 4 tight end in the country by ESPN.com and the No. 9 player in North Carolina • Considered the No. 61 wide receiver in the country and the No. 16 player in North Carolina by Rivals.com • Listed as the No. 1 tight end in North Carolina and the No. 16 tight end nationally by Scout.com • Played in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl • Helped lead Hough to a 10-4 record and the third round of the state playoffs as a senior • Had 23 catches for 316 yards and four touchdowns as a senior • Also had one kickoff return for 70 yards and one carry for 71 yards • High school head coach was Miles Aldridge.

If he could choose an NFL team to play for, it would be the Steelers • Dream job is an athletic director • People say he looks like Idris Elba • Favorite food is chicken alfredo • Favorite off-day activity is playing video games • The person who had the biggest impact on his life is former teammate Caleb Samuel • Son of Shaylan and Carl Tucker • Birthday is Feb. 6 • Media and journalism major.

Position: Tight End
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 240
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Cornelius, N.C.
High School: Hough
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