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2016 Seattle Seahawks Yearbook

ASSISTANT COACHES After playing offensive line at North Iowa Area Community College in Mason City, Iowa, in 1980, he was a three-year (1981-83) starting offensive lineman at Chadron (Neb.) State College, earning All-Area honors. He earned his bachelor’s degree in education from Chadron State in 1985 and a master’s degree in history from Arkansas in 1997. Carlisle prepped at Mason City (Iowa) High, where he starred in football. Born on August 7, 1962, he and his wife, Louon, have one son, Alex. BRENNAN CARROLL ASSISTANT OFFENSIVE LINE SEAHAWKS EXPERIENCE: 2ND YEAR NFL EXPERIENCE: 2ND YEAR Named to the Seahawks staff on February 9, 2015, Brennan Carroll joined an NFL staff for the fi rst time in his career after spending 13 years in the college ranks. In his fi rst season in 2015, he aided Tom Cable and the league’s third-ranked rushing attack (141.8 ypg) and fourthranked offense (378.6 ypg). Carroll spent four seasons at the University of Miami as its national recruiting coordinator, in addition to serving his fi rst two seasons (2011-12) as tight ends coach before moving on to wide receivers coach in 2013. He began his coaching career in 2002 at USC and handled coaching duties as offensive assistant (2002-03), tight ends coach (2004-06) and tight ends/recruiting coordinator (2007-10). In 2007, tight end Fred Davis won the Mackey Award, selected to the All-American fi rst-team and was a second-round NFL draft pick following the season. Tight end Dominique Byrd was a third round NFL draft pick following the 2005 season. Carroll played tight end in college for Delaware (1997) and Pittsburgh (1999-2001) and recorded four receptions for 37 yards and one touchdown during his career. He attended Saratoga (Calif.) High, where he starred as a linebacker in football and also played basketball. Carroll earned his bachelor’s degree in social sciences from Pittsburgh in 2001. Born on March 20, 1979, he is the oldest son of head coach Pete Carroll. Married to Amber, the couple has three children.. NATE CARROLL ASSISTANT WIDE RECEIVERS SEAHAWKS EXPERIENCE: 6TH YEAR NFL EXPERIENCE: 6TH YEAR Named to the Seahawks staff on July 26, 2010, Nate Carroll moved in to the coaching ranks in 2011 after spending the 2010 season as a personnel assistant in the scouting department. He was joined in 2015 by Dave Canales, who took over for Kippy Brown following his retirement. Carroll was promoted to assistant receivers coach in 2014. In 2015, Seattle’s receivers helped Russell Wilson lead the NFL with a 110.1 rating. Doug Baldwin became Seattle’s fi rst 1,000-yard receiver since Bobby Engram in 2007 and led the NFL with 14 touchdown receptions, also a franchiserecord. Jermaine Kearse recorded career-highs in receptions, yards and touchdowns while Tyler Lockett’s 51 receptions tied Baldwin for the fi fth-most in franchise history by a rookie. Carroll moved in to a new role in 2013 as an offensive assistant, working alongside wide receivers coach Brown during Seattle’s Super Bowl-XLVIII winning season. Brown’s group helped Russell Wilson become the fi rst quarterback in NFL history with a 100-plus passer rating in each of his fi rst two seasons (2012-13). In his fi rst two seasons on the Seahawks coaching staff as a defensive assistant, Carroll’s primary responsibilities included video study of opponents, self-scouting, playbook production and assisting several coaches and defensive coordinator Gus Bradley. A graduate of USC, he earned his degree in psychology in 2010. Carroll was a three-sport star at Peninsula High in Palos Verdes, Calif., earning Athlete of the Year honors in 2006, passing on playing college football to attend USC. Born on March 24, 1987 in Edina, Minn., Nate is the youngest son of head coach Pete Carroll. 49


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