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    57Carl Poole

    Class: R-Freshman Position: LB Height: 5-11 Weight: 235 Previous School: George Washington HS Hometown: Danville, Va.

    2020 (R-Fr.):
    • Saw playing time in 10 of 11 games
    • Received his first two career starts against NC State and UMass
    • Finished the season with 23 tackles (12 solo, 11 assisted)
    • Five tackles, including two solo stops and a one-yard tackle for a loss, against North Alabama
    • Three tackles (one solo, two assisted) against ULM
    • Three stops, including two assisted tackles, against Southern Miss
    • Four tackles (two solo, two assisted), a forced fumble and a six-yard interception return against Western Carolina
    • Helped Liberty rank No. 23 in the country in interceptions, recording one of the Flames’ 11 interceptions during the season
    • Five tackles (two solo, three assisted) and a quarterback hurry at NC State
    • Two solo tackles against UMass

    2019 (Fr.):
    • Redshirted after seeing playing time in two games
    • Saw playing time during Liberty’s wins over Hampton and UMass

    Prep:
    • Graduate of George Washington High School in Danville, Va.
    • Finished his high school career at George Washington with 405 career tackles
    • Recorded 60 tackles, 12 touchdowns and five forced fumbles as a freshman
    • Finished his sophomore season with 75 tackles, seven sacks, 12 touchdowns and six forced fumbles
    • Tallied 120 tackles as a junior, along with 12 sacks, 10 touchdowns and eight forced fumbles
    • Capped off his prep career with 150 tackles, 12 sacks, 10 touchdowns and eight forced fumbles
    • Also participated in basketball and track & field

    Personal:
    • Son of Sermica and Carl Poole, Sr.
    • Brother of Flames wide receiver Carlos Poole
    • Uncle, Nate Poole, played collegiately at Marshall (1997-2000) and the wide receiver played four seasons in the NFL with the Arizona Cardinals (2002-04) and New Orleans Saints (2005)
    • Birthday is October 3
    • Business Management major

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