UNLV: The only junior college OL signed by UNLV in 2011 is expected to compete for playing time this fall ... A highly decorated player who originally signed with Washington ... Becomes the 18th former Pac-10 Conference scholarship player to later join UNLV since the Rebels moved to the Mountain West in 1999.
COLLEGE OF THE SEQUOAIS: Played two seasons at College of the Sequoias under coach Curtis Allen ... Played alongside three other Rebel recruits while blocking for the Giants.
WASHINGTON: Redshirted the 2008 season with the Huskies before transferring to junior college.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of McClymonds HS and played all along the offensive line for coach Eric Culberson Jr. ... Named to PrepStar's "Dream Team" as the No. 87 overall prospect in the nation ... Named the No. 2 prospect in the East Bay in the Contra Costa Times' 2008 "Cream of the Crop" survey ... Earned All-Metro first team honors from the San Francisco Chronicle ... Named second team all-state by CalHiSports ... Played in the Under Armour All-America High School game in Orlando following his senior season ... SuperPrep rated him the No. 61 prospect in the Far West region ... Rivals ranked him the No. 39 football recruit in California and the No. 16 guard in the country ... Scout tabbed him the No. 55 player in California and the No. 27 guard in the U.S. ... Also played basketball for the Warriors.
PERSONAL: Allen James Carroll was born on Jan. 31, 1990, in Oakland, CA ... The son of Ernest Carroll Jr. ... Has one brother, Isaiah, and one sister, Jennifer.