Carl Lawson
Carl  Lawson


Alpharetta, Ga.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 253


Liberal Arts



The Tigers attend the 2016 SEC Media Day


4-1-14 Third Week of Spring Practice

4-1-14 Third Week of Spring Practice Lauren Barnard


1-1-14 Auburn BCS Day 2

1-1-14 Auburn BCS Day 2


12-7-13 SEC Championship Bowl Missouri vs Auburn

12-7-13 SEC Championship Bowl Missouri vs Auburn


11-30-13 Alabama vs Auburn

11-30-13 Alabama vs Auburn

CAREER | Played in 33 games with 20 starts ... career total of 24.0 tackles for loss ranks 19th in Auburn history ... owns 14.0 career sacks - just two outside Auburn’s all-time top 10 ... has 67 career tackles

2016 | Second season as a starter at buck ... All-America first team (FWAA, Phil Steele) ... All-SEC first team (coaches, Phil Steele) ... All-SEC second team (AP, Pro Football Focus, Athlon) … Bednarik Award semifinalist … Rotary Lombardi Award semifinalist … 28 tackles, 12.5 TFL this season … his 9.0 sacks this season are just 0.5 shy of the Auburn single-season top 10 ... 12.5 tackles-for-loss this season are 10th in Auburn history … three tackles, two QB hurries against Clemson … 8-yard sack against Arkansas State … pair of sacks, three QB hurries and four tackles vs. LSU … sack, two TFL, two QB hurries vs. ULM … had two sacks and forced a fumble at Mississippi State … 2-yard sack, TFL and seven QB hurries against Arkansas … 7-yard sack, three QB hurries at Ole Miss … 8-yard sack on Vanderbilt’s last drive … had six tackles, 2.5 TFL, 0.5 sacks at Georgia … team captain … SEC defensive lineman of week (Mississippi State) … Preseason: Bednarik, Bronko Nagurski, Ted Hendricks, Rotary Lombardi watch lists … All-America second team (Sporting News) … all-SEC first team (Phil Steele, SEC coaches, SEC media, ESPN), second team (Athlon, Sporting News, Birmingham News), all-SEC third team (Lindy’s)

2015 | Starter at buck … named team captain … a sack, 2 TFL, 3 QB hurries and four tackles in Louisville win … missed Jacksonville State, LSU, Mississippi State, San José State, Kentucky, Arkansas games with hip injury … returned to action vs. Ole Miss … five tackles at Texas A&M … TFL vs. Idaho … two tackles, two QB hurries vs. Alabama … three tackles in Birmingham Bowl vs. Memphis ... Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list … Butkus Award watch list … Rotary Lombardi Award watch list … 1st team preseason all-SEC (SEC media, Lindy’s) … 2nd team all-SEC (Birmingham News, CFB Matrix) … 3rd team all-SEC (SEC coaches, Athlon, Phil Steele)

2014 | Missed season due to injury ... preseason all-SEC second team (Phil Steele, Birmingham News, Lindy's); third team (SEC media, Athlon) ... Ted Hendricks Award watch list

2013 | True freshman who earned increased time at defensive end ... Sporting News Freshman All-American ... 24/7 Sports Freshman All-American ... 20 tackles, 7.5 TFL for season ... forced an Arkansas State fumble ... recorded six tackles, two sacks (-7), 3.5 TFL against Ole Miss ... two QB hurries vs. Western Carolina ... two tackles, 1.5 TFL at Texas A&M ... pair of tackles at Arkansas ... 7-yard sack and forced a Tennessee fumble ... 4-yard sack in SEC Championship Game vs. Missouri ... SEC Freshman of Week, Athlon, CFPA, 24/7 defensive lineman of week (Ole Miss) ... Lindy's all-newcomer team ... SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

High School | Top-ranked defensive end with exceptional pass rush ability ... 78 tackles, 44 TFL, 27 sacks as a senior for Coach Howie DeCristofaro at Milton High ... 87 tackles, 31 TFL, 15 sacks as a junior ... 247Sports, Under Armour All-America first team ... ranked No. 1 DE, No. 24 overall by 247Sports ... top ranked DE, No. 4 player overall by Rivals ... Under Armour All-America Game ... PrepStar No. 6 player nationally, No. 2 defensive end ... Scout ranks him No. 7

Personal | Birthday is June 29 ... son of Carl Lawson and Mignon Gregory ... father played fullback for Georgia Tech ... studying in the College of Liberal Arts

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