2005 (SENIOR): A 2005 CoSIDA Academic All-District honoree ... has played in seven games this season, primarily on special teams ... has made six tackles (four solos) this season ... logged 2:07 of playing time at safety against Purdue ... made one solo tackle against the Boilermakers ... saw plenty of action on special teams (11 appearances) versus USC and assisted on one tackle ... made one solo tackle versus BYU, playing 47 seconds at safety and logging 12 special teams appearances ... played 5:23 at safety and made three special teams appearances in the win over Navy, making one tackle against the Midshipmen ... made two solo tackles against Syracuse, playing 4:28 at safety with five special teams appearances ... has logged 13:57 of playing time with 39 special teams appearances this season.

2003 (SOPHOMORE): Played in one game (Washington State) on special teams ... missed the remainder of the season with an injury ... made two special teams appearances.

2002 (FRESHMAN): Did not see action as a rookie reserve defensive back in 2002.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Lexington (Ky.) Catholic High School ... named to the Kentucky Associated Press all-state squad as a defensive back ... earned four letters in football ... named to the Louisville Courier-Journal all-star squad on defense ... made 35 tackles, three interceptions, one fumble recovery, one sack, two tackles for loss and broke up four passes as senior in 2001 ... caught 14 passes for 238 yards and five touchdowns as receiver ... had one kickoff return for a touchdown and led the team with 254 kickoff return yards ... helped his team go 12-1 record and regional final berth ... one of 22 seniors named to 2001 "Class of the Commonwealth" by Lexington Herald-Leader ... made 55 tackles and intercepted five passes as junior in 2000, earning all-city honors ... captain of team as senior ... finished as Lexington Catholic's career leader in interceptions (10), interceptions returned for touchdowns (three), season kickoff return yards (489), career kickoff return yards (871), career touchdown kickoff returns (four) and longest kickoff return (93 yards) ... career totals also included 104 tackles, 21 catches for 368 yards and seven touchdowns ... chosen for the U.S. Army All-America Bowl in San Antonio and the Kentucky-Florida all-star game ... earned four letters in track as a sprinter and long jumper ... had bests of 10.78 in 100 meters and 23 feet in long jump ... born in Long Beach, Calif., and also lived in Colorado Springs, Colo., with his father in the Air Force ... attended Notre Dame summer football camp ... full name is Jake Andrew Carney ... oldest of four children ... born April 28, 1983, in Long Beach, Calif. ... his father Brian Carney played football at Air Force (earned four letters from 1974-77) and uncle Cormac Carney played football at UCLA ... enrolled in Mendoza College of Business with a major in finance.

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Jake Carney
Jake  Carney


Lexington, KY

High School:
Lexington Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 187

Defensive Back


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