AT TECH: All-America and all-conference offensive tackle . . . Started Tech’s last 28 games, including three bowl games . . . Biggest player on the roster and one of the largest ever to suit up for the Jackets . . . Dropped about 30 pounds since enrolling at Tech in 1997 and improved his quickness and mobility . . . Joined the Tech program after one season at Nassau (N.Y.) Community College . . . Signed a free agent contract with the Buffalo Bills.
1999: All-America tackle and the leader of Tech’s offensive line . . . Teamed with Chris Brown to give Tech one of the top tackle tandems in the nation . . . Earned second-team all-America honors from The Sporting News and College Football News as well as third-team accolades by Associated Press and Football News . . . First-team all-Atlantic Coast Conference selection . . . Keys an offensive line that helped the Jackets lead the nation in total offense and rank 13th in rushing despite losing their top tailbacks to season-ending injuries . . . Named ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week—the third such honor of his career—after Tech’s win over Navy in which the Jackets rushed for a season-high 341 yards. Preseason all-Atlantic Coast Conference selection by The Sporting News, Lindy’s and Athlon . . . The Sporting News also rated him the eighth-best offensive tackle in the nation . . . Anchors an offensive line that Lindy’s ranked among the top ten in the country.
1998: Enjoyed an outstanding season as Tech’s starting right tackle . . . Key figure in the Rambling Wreck’s high-powered offense that led the ACC in scoring and ranked second in rushing . . . Honored as the ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week for the final two regular season games as he helped Tech rush for a combined 560 yards in wins over Wake Forest and Georgia.
1997: Entered the starting lineup at right tackle for the final four games of 1997 . . . Started the final three regular season contests against Duke, Maryland and Georgia and then against West Virginia in the Carquest Bowl . . . Played in every game on field goals and extra points.
HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played only one season at Nassau Community College in Garden City, N.Y. . . . Started and helped lead Nassau to an 11-0 record and a No. 2 national ranking in 1996 . . . Coached at Nassau by George Powers . . . Played high school football for coach Tommy Meier at Herndon High in Virginia . . . Played just one season of football in the three years before coming to Tech as he sat out a year after high school, then spent a year at Charles County (Md.) Community College, which did not have a football team.
PERSONAL: Full name is Jonathan Daniel Carman . . . Parents are Ray Carman of Waldorf, Md. and Betty Carman of Sterling, Va. . . . Born Jan. 14, 1976 . . . Majoring in Management . . . Plays the piano.