2013 Top 25 Player Countdown: No. 19

July, 31, 2013
7/31/13
9:00
AM ET
No. 19 hopes a new season brings better health and more opportunities.

No. 19: Amir Carlisle, RB

Previous ranking: Not ranked

Making the case: Carlisle broke his ankle before the spring of 2012 and eventually had to redshirt during the season, rendering his waiver from the NCAA to play immediately following his transfer from USC irrelevant. He broke his collarbone this spring after strong reviews but was close to full-strength by the Blue-Gold game. Carlisle has a real opportunity this fall to make some noise on an offense looking for playmakers, as the running back corps will be led by the electric George Atkinson III, who has little experience as an every-down back and who will also likely be lined up in the slot at times. Carlisle rushed 19 times for 118 yards as a true freshman with the Trojans in 2011, hauling in seven passes for 41 yards and a score.

The countdown

No. 20 Troy Niklas

No. 21 Elijah Shumate

No. 22 C.J. Prosise

No. 23 Ishaq Williams

No. 24 Kyle Brindza

No. 25 Greg Bryant

Matt Fortuna | email

College Football

SPONSORED HEADLINES

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.


'College Football Live' Extra: Biggest Plays
Ed Cunningham and Brock Huard offer up their choices for the most important and season-changing plays of the 2014 college football regular season.
VIDEO PLAYLIST video

FBS INDEP. SCOREBOARD

Friday, 12/26
Saturday, 12/20
Monday, 12/22
Tuesday, 12/23
Wednesday, 12/24
Saturday, 12/27
Monday, 12/29
Tuesday, 12/30
Wednesday, 12/31
Thursday, 1/1
Friday, 1/2
Saturday, 1/3
Sunday, 1/4
Monday, 1/12