BOISE STATE: Redshirted in 2011.
FOOTHILL HS '11: Earned two All-Northern Section and three All-Eastern Athletic League awards... Added CIF-NS Div. I Defensive Player of the Year accolades as a senior, tallying 135 tackles with 9 sacks... Set school career records in both categories... Posted 118 tackles with 2 sacks as a junior, 97 stops with 12 sacks as a sophomore... Also helped basketball team to section banner in 2010-11... Served three different offices for 4-H.
PERSONAL: Born in Redding, Calif.... Majoring in environmental science & management... Parents are Tim & Jenni McCarthy... Older sister, Kacie, won Mountain West Conference Pitcher of the Year at Colorado State... Proudest personal accomplishment was restoring a vintage car.
Big Sky Scholar-Athlete Award