Duke Football BIO
98 Carlos Wray
2015: Returning starting defensive tackle ... lone returning starter along the defensive front ... in 37 career games (13 starts), has 73 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 quarterback sacks, one fumble recovery, one PBU and seven QB pressures ... has 2+ tackles in 22 career games including a personal-high seven stops against North Carolina in 2014 ... enters the 2015 season with a streak of 22 consecutive games with 1+ tackle ... has played 1,342 snaps ... in the program’s post-spring strength and conditioning evaluation, ranked second in the bench press (415 lbs.).
2014: Started all 13 games ... recorded 39 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss, 1.5 quarterback sacks and three QB pressures ... had 1+ tackle in all 13 weeks and 2+ stops in 12 contests ... had a season-best seven tackles against North Carolina ... logged four stops at both Miami and Pittsburgh ... sacks came versus Elon and Virginia Tech ... on the field for 698 total snaps.
2013: Played in all 14 games ... recipient of the program’s Sonny Falcone Iron Duke Award which is presented annually to one offensive player, one defensive player, and one player in the developmental program for their year-round commitment to strength training and conditioning ... posted 31 tackles, 0.5 tackle for loss, one fumble recovery, one PBU and four QB pressures ... had 2+ tackles in 10 games including a season-high five stops in victories over both N.C. State and Wake Forest ... added four tackles in the win at Virginia Tech ... fumble recovery came against Navy ... on the field for 543 total snaps.
2012: Played in 10 games ... missed weeks against Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech and Miami ... credited with three tackles ... on the field for 101 total snaps.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Four-year letterman at Shelby under coaches Chris Norman and Lance Ware ... listed as the No. 80 strongside defensive end in the country by 247Sports.com and the No. 94 overall defensive end in the nation by ESPN.com ... helped Shelby to four-year record of 38-18 with four state play-off appearances including consecutive berths in the state 2-AA semifinals in both 2010 and 2011 ... first team 2A all-state pick by NCPreps.com following senior season ... three-time All-Cleveland County pick (2009-10-11) by the Shelby Star ... four-time All-South Mountain Athletic Conference selection ... as a senior, posted 91 tackles, 16 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks and five caused fumbles ... in junior season, logged 78 tackles, 24 tackles for loss and 14.5 sacks ... as a sophomore, registered 70 total tackles, 21 tackles for loss, 10 sacks, three caused fumbles and two fumble recoveries en route to earning Co-Cleveland County Player of the Year honors from the Shelby Star.
PERSONAL: Son of Beverly Wray ... born October 3, 1993 ... majoring in sociology while pursuing a certificate in markets and management.