2013: Joined team as a walk-on in summer 2013 ... Did not see any game action.
High School: Three-time first-team All-Conference selection ... Two-time All-State selection, including first-team honors in 2012 ... Among top-10 in career receiving yards in IHSA history ... Recorded more than 1,000 receiving yards as a senior ... High school coach was Dan Hennessey ... Also won three letters in basketball and three letters in track ... Four-year honor roll student.
Personal: Son of Susan and Michael Carroll ... Has one brother and one sister ... Father, Michael, played at Illinois from 1981-1983 ... Born Jan. 26, 1995, in Champaign, Ill. ... Majoring in biology ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Lists Dee Brown as his Fighting Illini hero.
Updated June 2014