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OVERVIEW

Carraway hit his first growth spurt during his junior year in high school. His size and athleticism led to roughly eight schools vying to arrive on their campus. It came down to three schools he was most interested that included Colorado State, Louisiana-Monroe and TCU.

Mature and very smart, he lost his mother when he was only seven years of age and has shown has been resilient to overcome all obstacles. He graduated in May (Academic All-Big 12) with a 4.0 grade average.

Arrived at TCU weighing 225 pounds, and had to pack on the additional pounds (25) to become edge defensive end for Horned Frogs. Carraway is a light footed and active pass rusher who made his mark on the TCU defense since his redshirt sophomore season in 2014.

Carraway started the last 26 games and appeared in the last 39 straight at TCU. He finished with 103 tackles, 19 sacks, 22 quarterback hurries and 13 tackles-for-loss. Graduating in May ( prior to his final season he had an open invitation to focus strictly on football.

His sacks totals of eight (2015) and nine (2016), was the highest total at TCU since Jerry Hughes the 31st pick in the 2010 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts. He earned First-Team All-Big 12 honors (2016) and Second Team All-Big 12 accolades over the last two years.

STRENGTHS: Carraway is a very active and athletic edge rusher. Reads and redirects on cue and waste little time getting to the ball. He does not over commit on plays and keeps everything in front of him. He plays with good effort. Carraway is quick and agile and shows great awareness to locate the ball. Can run in space and track down opponents. He is very disruptive and constantly forcing offenses pay attention to where he is coming from on the defensive front.

WEAKNESSES: Hybrid type DE/OLB. He lacks ideal size for the position. Outside linebacker may be a role for him if he can show enough ability to win in coverage. His lack of strength and bulk will factor into how effective he is against the best tackles in the NFL. Not a great tackler and misses opportunities to make plays because of it.

IN OUR VIEW: Versatility is the hallmark of Carraway's game. Able to play standing up or with his hand in the dirt his designation of either defensive end or outside linebacker will be an interesting scenario moving forward.

COMPARES TO: Shaquille Riddick, Pittsburgh: Riddick left West Virginia in 2015 and was a fifth round selection by the Arizona Cardinals. His current status resides on the Steelers' roster as an outside linebacker. Carraway may find himself in a similar circumstance where he is used as a 3-4 edge rusher.