Images of the Irish preparing for the 2013 season at the LaBar Practice Complex.
Amir Carlisle's career highs
Rush attempts: 12, at Michigan, Sep 07, 2013
Rush yards: 68, Temple, Aug 31, 2013 (7 carries)
Long rush: 45, Temple, Aug 31, 2013
Receptions: 3, at Purdue, Sep 14, 2013
Receiving yards: 16, at Purdue, Sep 14, 2013 (3 receptions)
Long reception: 7, at Purdue, Sep 14, 2013
Total offense attempts: 12, at Michigan, Sep 07, 2013 (12 rush,0 pass)
Total offense yards: 68, Temple, Aug 31, 2013 (68 rush,0 pass)
All-purpose yards: 73, Temple, Aug 31, 2013 ; at Michigan, Sep 07, 2013
Punt returns: 1, at Air Force, Oct 26, 2013
All-purpose yards: 84, vs Rutgers, Dec 28, 2013
Punt returns: 1, at Air Force, Oct 26, 2013
Kick returns: 3, vs Rutgers, Dec 28, 2013
Kick return yards: 81, vs Rutgers, Dec 28, 2013 (3 returns)
Long kick return: 35, vs Rutgers, Dec 28, 2013
JUNIOR SEASON (2013): Appeared in all 13 contests, making four starts ... started at tailback against Temple (Aug. 31), Purdue (Sept. 14), Oklahoma (Sept. 28) and Pittsburgh (Nov. 9) ... carried the ball 47 times for 204 yards ... averaged 4.3 yards per carry ... caught seven passes for 30 yards ... had a punt return for no gain ... recorded three kickoff returns for 81 yards, including a 35-yard return (all came against Rutgers in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl on Dec. 28) ... had single carries against Rutgers (Dec. 28), at Stanford (Nov. 30) and at Pittsburgh (Nov. 9) ... carried three times for 12 yards against USC (Oct. 19) and three times for three yards at Air Force (Oct. 26) ... gained eight yards on a pair of rushes against Arizona State (Oct. 5) ... ran three times for nine and 13 yards, respectively, against Michigan State (Sept. 21) and Oklahoma (Sept. 28) ... had 11 carries at Purdue (Sept. 14) along with a career-high three receptions for 16 yards ... ran a career-high 12 times for a career-high 64 yards at Michigan (Sept. 7) while also catching a pair of passes for nine yards, giving him 73 yards of total offense ... picked up 73 yards of total offense in the season opener against Temple (Aug. 31), rushing seven times for 68 yards and gaining five more yards on a pair or receptions.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012): Missed the season due to an injury.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2011): Attended USC and played in eight games for the Trojans ... recorded 19 rushes for 118 yards (6.2 avg) and seven receptions for 41 yards with one TD ... rushed twice for 14 yards and caught two passes for minus-one yard against Arizona State ... caught one pass for eight yards vs. Stanford ... gained 90 yards on 10 carries at Colorado and registered two receptions for 31 yards, including a 19-yard TD pass from Matt Barkley ... rushed seven times for 14 yards against Washington and gained one yard on one reception vs. the Huskies ... recorded one reception for two yards at Oregon.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: His 2010 honors included Parade All-America, SuperPrep All-America, PrepStar All-America, UnderArmour All-America, ESPNU 150, Rivals 100, PrepStar Dream Team, SuperPrep All-Farwest, PrepStar All-West, Orange County Register Fab 15 second team, Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West first team, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, Cal-Hi Sports All-State first team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State Small Schools first team, SectionSports.com All-Central Coast second team and Palo Alto Daily News Offensive Player of the Year as a senior running back at King's Academy in Sunnyvale (Calif.)...ran for 2,110 yards (10.0 average per carry) and 28 TDs in 2010 and also caught 12 passes for 231 yards (19.3 avg.) with 3 TDs ... as a junior in 2009, made Cal-Hi Sports All-State Small Schools first team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State Underclass first team, Max Preps All-State Division III second team and San Jose Mercury News All-County ... ran for 2,037 yards on 187 carries (10.9 avg.) with 29 TDs and caught 11 passes for 182 yards (16.5 avg.) in 2009, and returned kicks and punts ... as a sophomore in 2008 made Cal-Hi Sports All-State Small Schools second team and Cal-Hi Sports All-State Sophomore while running for 961 yards with 14 TDs ... in career, rushed for 5,108 yards (11.0 average per carry) with 73 TDs and had 26 100-yard performances (in 28 games) ... father, Duane, ran track at Maryland and then was a strength and conditioning coach/speed and performance coach with numerous high school, college and pro teams, including the Philadelphia Eagles, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Penn State, Philadelphia Charge (women's pro soccer), New Jersey Pride (pro lacrosse), San Francisco 49ers (2005-10) and, currently, Purdue (2011-) ... son of Duane and Shereese Carlisle ... enrolled in College of Arts and Letters, majoring in film, television and theatre with a second major in business.