89  Carlos Singleton
Carlos Singleton

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Brownsville, TN

High School:
Haywood HS

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 230

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
02/15/1987

Experience:
3L


2009:


Started all 12 games at wide receiver...Finished the season Ranked second on the team in receiving yards (507), receptions (39) and receiving touchdowns (3)...Ranked third on the team in receiving yards per catch (13.0)...Finished career ranked second all-time at Memphis in career receiving yards with 2,365 and in receptions with 164...Only the fourth receiver in Memphis history to have over 2,000 yards receiving...Ranks first all-time in career touchdown receptions with 22...Had five career 100-yard receiving games...Holds the second-longest receiving streak at Memphis with 28 games...Caught a reception in 46 of his 49 career games and had multiple catches in 37 career games...Averaged 42.2 yards receiving per game...Had a 16 game receiving streak end against Tulsa...Totaled seven 20-yard receiving plays in 2009...25 of his 39 receptions were for first downs or touchdowns...Awarded by the team one of the Black and Blue Awards following the season given for "toughness on the field"...Started in the season opener against Ole Miss and made three receptions for 27 yards...Recovered his first career fumble after an Ole Miss interception on a ball that was knocked loose by Duke Calhoun...Led the team with 45 yards receiving on three catches against Middle Tennessee with a long of 20 yards...Both of his two receptions against UT Martin were for touchdowns...Had 40 yards receiving in the game with TD receptions of 21 and 19 yards to become the all-time school leader in career receiving touchdowns...It is his fifth career multiple TD game...Second on the team with 62 yards receiving on three catches against Marshall...Had a season long reception of 44 yards in the third quarter that led to a Memphis field goal...Made one reception for five yards against UCF...Led the team with a season high 105 yards receiving on five catches against UTEP with a long reception of 36 yards...Three of the receptions came on third down conversions...Caught three receptions for 42 yards against Southern Miss...Made a season high nine receptions for 70 yards against East Carolina with a touchdown...Had two receptions for 14 yards against Tennessee...Led the team in receptions with six against UAB and totaled 76 yards...Caught two receptions for 21 yards against Houston...Started against Tulsa, but had a 16-game receiving streak snapped in the contest.

2008:


Was a 2008 All-Conference USA Honorable Mention pick...Played in all 13 games with 12 starts at wide receiver...Did not start against SMU as receiver Maurice Jones took the first snap and QB Brett Toney lined up at receiver...Finished the season ranked 66th nationally in receiving yards per game (60.8)...Led the team in receptions (52) and receiving yards (791), and was second in receiving touchdowns (5)...Logged five or more receptions in six games, including an 11-catch effort versus Marshall...Registered 12 catches for 20 or more yards, including four receptions over 40 yards...Led the team with 89 yards receiving on six catches against Ole Miss, in just his second career start...Connected with Arkelon Hall on a 42-yard reception that set up a Memphis touchdown, and marked his fifth straight game with a reception of 40 or more yards...Registered five catches for 44 yards against Rice...Three of his five catches resulted in first downs...Against Marshall, had career highs in receptions (11) and receiving yards (158)...Had a long catch of 44 yards...The 11 receptions ranks third all-time at Memphis...The 158 yards receiving ranks eighth all-time in Tiger history...Tallied three receptions for 40 yards versus Nicholls State...Led the team with 68 yards receiving on three catches against Arkansas State...Credited with a 36-yard reception in the second quarter...Also had a 23-yard catch in the game...Logged his fourth career 100-yard receiving game; second of the season, with a team-high 123 yards on five receptions versus UAB...Had a season-high 48-yard reception in the second quarter that led to a Memphis touchdown...All five receptions were for first downs...Caught his first touchdown of the season on a 15-yard pass in the third quarter...Posted five catches to lead the team with 83 yards receiving versus Louisville...Had a season-best 48-yard reception for the second-straight game in the second quarter that led to a Memphis touchdown...Threw an incomplete pass to Curtis Steele on third down in the third quarter that was nullified by pass interference by Louisville...Had a 10-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter...All but one of his five receptions were for first downs...Did not record a reception against East Carolina, snapping a 28-game receiving streak...Memphis lost two quarterbacks to injuries in the first quarter and only completed 14 passes, mostly short gains, in the game...Led the team with 64 yards receiving on seven catches and a season-high two touchdowns versus Southern Miss...Scored the first touchdown in the game in the first quarter on a 14-yard reception...Added his second touchdown on a three-yard catch with 12 seconds remaining in the first half...Five of his seven receptions were for first downs or a touchdown, and four were for 14 yards or more...Led the team with 71 yards receiving on three catches with a touchdown versus SMU...Had receptions of 28, 25 and 18 yards...Caught an 18-yard touchdown pass from Brett Toney in the fourth quarter...Made a game-saving play with an athletic 28-yard catch on third down in the fourth quarter to prolong a Memphis drive that led to a field goal...Against UCF, made one reception for 11 yards on fourth down in the fourth quarter on a drive that later resulted in a touchdown...Made one reception for eight yards for a first down on a 3rd-and-7 situation in the third quarter against Tulane...Gained 32 yards on two receptions in the St. Petersburg Bowl...Caught an 11-yard pass from Arkelon Hall on Memphis' first play of the game...Hauled in a 21-yard pass from Arkelon Hall in the second quarter...Received one of the Spring MVP awards as selected by the coaching staff for his effort during the spring 2009 practice session.

2007:


Named honorable mention All-Conference USA following the 2007 season...Played in all 13 games and had his first career start against Arkansas State...Ranked second on the team in receptions with 51 and in receiving yards with 767...His 51 receptions ranked him sixth all-time in single-season catches...Led the Tigers in touchdowns with 11 and in scoring by a non-kicker with 72 points...Six of his points were from two-point conversions...Scored nine touchdowns in the last six games of the season...Logged five or more receptions in five games this season...Registered 12 receptions of 20 or more yards in 2007...Averaged 59.0 yards per game and 15.0 yards per reception...Caught a career high eight receiptions for 91 yards against Ole Miss...Tallied two receptions for 20 or more yards versus the Rebels and gained first-down yardage on five of his eight catches...Hauled in two receptions for 34 yards against Jacksonville State...Had his first touchdown reception of the season against UCF...Hauled in the 17-yard touchdown strike from Martin Hankins in the third quarter...Made his first career start against Arkansas State and continued his receiving streak with two receptions for 25 yards...Had five receptions for 69 yards, a touchdown and a two-point conversion against Marshall...Scored on 3rd-and-18 in the third quarter off a 19-yard pass from Will Hudgens...Was on the receiving end of the two-point conversion after the play to give Memphis the 17-14 advantage...Also hauled in a key 35-yard reception on 3rd-and-7 just before the start of the fourth quarter to get Memphis to the Marshall 5-yard line...The Tigers scored a touchdown two plays later as a result of his drive-extending play...Registered two catches for 45 yards, including a long reception of 41 yards, versus Middle Tennessee...Totaled three receptions for 21 yards against Rice and was on the receiving end of a two-point conversion...Had a 10-yard gain in the second quarter to move Memphis into the redzone...Had his third touchdown of the season against Tulane...Gave Memphis the 21-20 advantage over the Green Wave hauling in the five-yard pass from Matt Malouf in the third quarter...Turned in his first 100-yard performance with 100 yards on six receptions versus East Carolina and scored 14 points on two touchdowns and a two-point conversion...Was the first game in his career he registered two TD catches...Caught a five-yard touchdown pass from Hankins in the third quarter...Came up with back-to-back receptions in the third quarter that resulted in a Tiger score...Had a 32-yard grab on 4th-and-6 that pushed Memphis across midfield...Followed that with a 19-yard reception to the ECU 2-yard line...Memphis scored on a two-yard run from Joseph Doss on the next play...Scored his second touchdown of the game off a 14-yard pass from Hankins in the fourth quarter...Just missed his second 100-yard game with 96 yards on five receptions versus Southern Miss...Recorded two touchdowns in his second straight game...Hauled in his first TD of the game on a 10-yard pass from Hankins with under a minute remaining in the first half...Scored Memphis' go-ahead touchdown against the Golden Eagles on a 52-yard reception with 1:04 left in the game...Caught two passes for 57 yards against UAB, including a season-high 45-yard reception...Caught eight passes for 127 yards and three touchdowns against SMU in the triple overtime win...Had three receptions of more than 20 yards against the Mustangs...Tied the score at 21 with his 20-yard touchdown grab in the second quarter...Was responsible for again tying the score with his 11-yard TD reception with 10:27 remaining in the third quarter...Gave the Tigers only their second lead of the game with a 40-yard TD reception that pushed Memphis up 42-35 with just over two minutes left in the third quarter...Closed out the season with four receptions for 63 yards and a touchdown in the New Orleans Bowl...Had a long reception of 41 yards versus Florida Atlantic that moved Memphis to just short of the redzone...The Tigers booted a field goal later in the drive...Caught a six-yard touchdown pass from Hankins in the third quarter to get Memphis within three points of the Owls...Ended the season on a 21-game receiving streak and registered multiple receptions in all 13 games.

2006:


Played in 11 games as a redshirt freshman...Caught a pass in all but the Tennessee contest...Opened the season with two receptions for 14 yards and a touchdown against Ole Miss...Registered the game's first scoring play with an eight-yard catch off a pass thrown by receiver Dave Thomas...Later caught a six-yard toss from Will Hudgens in the third quarter...Set a season-high with his only catch of 37 yards against Chattanooga...Was held without a catch by Tennessee, but answered with receptions in the last eight consecutive games...Tallied three receptions for 36 yards and a score against UAB...Caught a crucial 25-yard pass from Martin Hankins on 3rd-and-7 in Memphis' first offensive series of the second quarter...Scored his second career touchdown in the third quarter off a six-yard pass from Hankins that gave Memphis the narrow 26-21 advantage over the Blazers...Finished the game with a five-yard reception in the fourth quarter...Logged one reception for nine yards versus Arkansas State...Upped his game highs with five receptions for 44 yards and a score against Tulsa...All five of his catches were in the second half...Logged a nine-yard catch in the third quarter...Was a key target in the fourth quarter, hauling in three receptions on Memphis' first series which also included a 13-yard touchdown grab...Had a breakout game versus Marshall with six receptions for 70 yards...Closed out the season with single catches in each of the last four straight games...Matched his season high with a 37-yard catch against Houston...Ranked fourth on the squad in receiving yards for the season with 300...Tied for second on the team with three touchdown catches...Earned co-MVP honors in the 2007 Blue-Gray Game after hauling in eight passes for 83 yards and two touchdowns.

2005:


Redshirted during the 2005 season...Recognized in the Blue-Gray Game in the spring as the recipient of the 2005 Ralph Hatley Scholar-Athlete Award, which is presented to the incoming freshman who plans a career in health, physical education or recreation...Missed the spring scrimmage because of a fracture in his left wrist.

Prep:


Averaged 22.3 yards a reception as a senior at Haywood High, where he played for former U of M graduate assistant coach Bart Stowe...A two-year starter who totaled 26 catches for 580 yards and 11 touchdowns in 2004...Helped squad to a 9-3 record and a second-round appearance in the state playoffs...Team won the regional championship in football and basketball in 2004...Best game was against Jackson Central-Merry when he totaled four catches for 77 yards and three TDs...Named first-team all-region and second-team All-West Tennessee...Also selected as an honorable mention pick on the Associated Press All-State team...Selected to play in the Tennessee-Kentucky All-Star Game...Selected the Male Athlete of the Year by the Jackson Sun...Totaled 39 catches for 821 yards and 18 touchdowns in his final two years...Was a four-sport athlete who also lettered in basketball, baseball and track.

Personal:


Carlos Patrick Singleton is the son of Vernetta Singleton and the late Carl Jackson...Born February 15, 1987, in Brownsville, Tenn....His uncle, Derrick Singleton, played college football at Tulane...His brother, Michael, played football at Ft. Scott Community College.

Singleton's Career Receiving Statistics
YR G/S NO YDS AVG TDS LG
2006 11/0 22 300 13.6 3 37
2007 13/1 51 767 15.0 11 52
2008 13/12 52 791 15.2 5 48
2009 12/12 39 507 13.0 3 44
TOTAL 48/24 164 2,365 14.4 22 52

Singleton's Career Highs
Receptions 11 (Marshall 2008)
Receiving Yards 158 (Marshall 2008)
Receiving Touchdowns 3 (SMU 2007)
Long Reception 52 (Southern Miss 2007)
Fumble Recovery 1 (vs. Ole Miss 2009)

Singleton's Game-By Game
Receiving Opponent NO YDS AVG TDS LG
9/3/06 Ole Miss 2 14 7.0 1 8
9/9/06 Chattanooga 1 37 37.0 0 37
9/30/06 Tennessee 0 0 0.0 0 0
10/7/06 UAB 3 36 12.0 1 25
10/14/06 Arkansas St. 1 9 9.0 0 9
10/21/06 Tulsa 5 44 8.8 1 13
10/28/06 Marshall 6 70 11.7 0 31
11/5/06 Southern Miss 1 29 29.0 0 29
11/11/06 UCF 1 6 6.0 0 6
11/18/06 Houston 1 37 37.0 0 37
11/25/06 UTEP 1 18 18.0 0 18
9/1/07 Ole Miss 8 91 11.4 0 26
9/15/07 JSU 2 34 17.0 0 21
9/22/07 UCF 2 22 11.0 1 17
9/27/07* Arkansas St. 2 25 12.5 0 18
10/2/07 Marshall 5 69 13.8 1 35
10/13/07 MTSU 2 45 22.5 0 41
10/20/07 Rice 3 21 7.0 0 10
10/27/07 Tulane 2 17 8.5 1 12
11/3/07 East Carolina 6 100 16.7 2 32
11/10/07 Southern Miss 5 96 19.2 2 52
11/17/07 UAB 2 57 28.5 0 45
11/24/07 SmU 8 127 15.9 3 40
12/21/07 Florida Atlantic 4 63 15.8 1 41
8/30/08* Ole Miss 6 89 14.8 0 42
9/6/08* Rice 5 44 8.8 0 13
9/13/08* Marshall 11 158 14.4 0 44
9/20/08* Nicholls State 3 40 13.3 0 22
9/27/08* Arkansas St. 3 68 22.7 0 36
10/2/08* UAB 5 123 24.6 1 48
10/10/08* Louisville 5 83 16.6 1 48
10/18/08* East Carolina 0 0 0.0 0 0
10/25/08* Southern Miss 7 64 9.1 2 19
11/8/08 SMU 3 71 23.7 1 28
11/22/08* UCF 1 11 11.0 0 11
11/29/08* Tulane 1 8 8.0 0 8
12/20/08* USF 2 32 16.0 0 21
9/6/09* Ole Miss 3 27 9.0 0 10
9/12/09* MTSU 3 45 15.0 0 20
9/19/09* UT Martin 2 40 20.0 2 21
9/26/09* Marshall 3 62 20.7 0 44
10/3/09* UCF 1 5 5.0 0 5
10/10/09* UTEP 5 105 21.0 0 36
10/17/09* Southern Miss 3 42 14.0 0 19
10/27/09* East Carolina 9 70 7.8 1 14
11/7/09* Tennessee 2 14 7.0 0 9
11/14/09* UAB 6 76 12.7 0 22
11/21/09* Houston 2 21 10.5 0 11
11/27/09* Tulsa 0 0 0.0 0 0

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