Rushed for a 1-yard touchdown against Texas A&M in the Belk Bowl that gave the Deacons a 48-45 lead en route to a 55-52 win ... Suffered an injury in the first quarter vs. Louisville (10/28) after just one carry ... Missed the final four games of the regular season with injury ... Had seven carries for 24 yards vs. Appalachian State (9/23) but saw limited second half action due to bruised ribs ... Returned to action and started at Georgia Tech (10/21) and led the team with a season-high 92 yards on 19 carries ... Had 13 carries for 40 yards and a 3-yard touchdown run at Boston College (9/9) ... Added a career-long 23-yard reception vs. the Eagles ... Third Team preseason All-ACC by College Sports Madness ... Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Became the first true freshman RB in at least 65 years to start his first game on campus when he earned the nod in the season-opener against Tulane (9/1) ... Also had the first two plays of the game, a 2-yard carry and a 4-yard reception from Kendall Hinton ... Had a break-out game against Duke (9/10) ... Carried 17 times for 108 yards and three touchdowns ... Was Wake Forest’s first true freshman with a three-touchdown game since Chris Barclay vs. Purdue in 2002 ... Broke a 14-14 tie with a 55-yard burst to lead the Deacons to the 24-14 win ... Named the ACC Rookie of the Week ... Also recognized by 247Sports.com as its True Freshman of the Week ... Named the National Freshman of the Week by CBS Sports ... Suffered an injury in practice and missed the Delaware, Indiana and NC State games ... Returned to action vs,. Syracuse (10/8) and collected his second consecutive 100-yard game ... Posted career-high 29 carries and had 104 yards on the ground ... Rushed for 87 yards vs. Virginia (11/5), his top game of the second half of the season ... Led the team with 102 all-purpose yards vs. the Cavaliers ... Led the team in rushing with 18 carries for 59 yards and a touchdown against Clemson (11/19) ... Team all-purpose yards leader vs. the Tigers with 76 yards ... Team rushing leader in the Military Bowl win over No. 23 Temple with 71 yards on 17 carries ... Scored on an 11-yard run vs. the Owls ... Finished 10th in the league in rushing in ACC games with 69.1 yards per game ... On the field for 422 snaps in 2016, the most of all running backs ... Finished second on the team in rushing behind Matt Colburn with 589 yards ... Tied for the team lead with six touchdowns ... Posted the fifth-most rushing yards by a true freshman in school history ... Academic All-ACC selection ... Earned his first varsity letter.
Four-year team captain ... Rated a three-star athlete and among the top 50 players in the state by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports ... Played his senior year at Davidson Day School after spending first three years at Davie High School ... Helped Davidson Day go 12-0 in 2015 and win the NCISSA Division I state championship ... Played for Coach Chad Grier at Davidson Day ... Averaged 30 yards on kickoff returns and 33.4 yards on punt returns as a senior ... Rushed for 1,188 yards and 16 touchdowns in eight games as a senior ... Named the Charlotte Football Awards Player of the Year in 2015 ... Named to the Charlotte Observer All-Area First Team as a senior and earned all-state honors ... Was an All-Central Piedmont Conference selection at Davie in 2012 and 2013 and a three-time All-Northwest selection by the Winston-Salem Journal ... Earned CPC Player of the Year honors as a freshman ... Became a starter at Davie County as a freshman in 2012 when he had 274 carries for 1,908 yards and 17 touchdowns ... Rushed for 3,815 yards and 43 touchdowns in three seasons at Davie County.
Son of Carl and Teddy Carney ... Father played defensive line at East Carolina ... Born June 28, 1997 ... Was an Honor Roll student and a member of the Headmaster’s List.