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Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Amir Carlisle

All-purpose back
Sunnyvale, California
Kings Academy
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  • Ht:5'10"verified
  • Wt:181 lbs
  • 40:4.43 secs
  • Bench Max:230
  • Vertical:37 inches
  • GPA:4
  • Class:2011 (High School)
  • - data verified (events)
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College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
USCCOMMITTED (01/16/2011)Offered09/10/2010Clay Helton
Arizona St.NoneOfferedNone
CaliforniaNoneOfferedNone
MarylandNoneOfferedNone
Miami (FL)NoneNone
NorthwesternNoneNone
Notre DameNoneOffered12/10/2010Tony Alford, Mike Denbrock
OregonNoneNone
StanfordNoneOfferedNone
TennesseeNoneNone
UCLANoneNone
UtahNoneOfferedNone
VanderbiltNoneNone

Scouting Report on Amir Carlisle

by Barry Every - 06/28/2010
  • SpeedBlue Chip
  • SizeDivision I Player
  • StrengthBlue Chip
  • AgilityDivision I Player
  • ElusivenessDivision I Player
On the Hoof: Carlisle has long arms and a lower body that is well developed and looks similar to a short-distance track star. He is built similar to Texas Tech freshman Delans Griffin.
Needs Improvement: Carlisle seems a bit stiff in the hips when changing directions, leaving him a bit upright and vulnerable to a big hit. He needs to improve his route running along with his ability to adjust to the ball in the air.
Most Impressive: Has excellent overall speed and is not brought down easily with arm tackles. Carlisle has the ability to keep his speed at an elevated level when changing directions by using his quick feet. His frame can hold another 20 pounds which should allow him to become an every-down back.
Conclusion: Could make an early impact as a kick returner at the next level, while working his way into the significant playing time during his sophomore season.

Barry Every is a Football Recruiting Analyst for Rivals.com. He has worked in the recruiting offices for Mark Richt at the University of Georgia, Bobby Bowden at Florida State University and Mack Brown at the University of North Carolina

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Stats

RushingReceiving
Year AttYdsAvgTDNoYdsAvg
2010 (Sr.)2202,1109.6281223119.3