TULANE: A returning letterwinner who has played in 14 career games with one start... did not participate in spring drills.
2006: Played in three games and earned a start at Houston in the season opener before a back injury sidelined him for the remainder of the season... tallied two unassisted tackles, including one tackle for lost yardage at Houston.
2005: Played in all 11 games as a true freshman, seeing the majority of his action on special teams. Recorded a career-best four tackles (three solo), with a half-tackle for loss, against Marshall (10/29). Added a pair of solo tackles against Navy (11/5).
HIGH SCHOOL: One of the Dallas Morning News Top 100 area recruits... registered 78 tackles (57 solo) with 17 tackles for loss and five quarterback sacks as a senior... credited with 16 quarterback pressures, forced two fumbles and recovered two more... unanimous choice for first team All-District 10-5A honors and earned second team 5A All-State honors from the Texas Sportswriters Association... named outstanding lineman at his high school and served as a team captain his last two seasons... team won the 2004 district title and qualified for the state playoffs in first season competing against public schools... named to the first team TAPPS (Texas private school) all-state team as a junior in 2003 when he totaled 49 tackles, six sacks, 12 pressures and four tackles for loss... his career totals include 142 tackles, 24 tackles for loss, 12 sacks, 32 quarterback pressures, three fumbles forced and three recovered... also played one season of basketball... qualified for the Principal's Honor Roll all four years.
PERSONAL: Majoring in management... born Sean Henry Carney on November 1, 1986, in Dallas, Texas... the son of John Carney and Rena Carney and Dan O'Meara (stepfather)... hobbies include boxing... a member of the 2007 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Carney's Career Defensive Stats