Carlos Francis
Carlos Francis


Fort Worth, Texas

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 197

Wide Reciever



Exercise Sport Science

2002...Closed the season with six catches for 88 yards and a touchdown in bowl win over Clemson ... hauled in a 67-yard touchdown pass at Oklahoma ... finished the game with three catches for 99 yards ... four catches for 40 yards against Texas ... showed versatility in win over Oklahoma State in just two plays ... scored first career rushing touchdown on a 16-yard carry and also scored on a reception ... finished the game with one rush for 16 yards and a reception for 32 yards ... had four catches for 50 yards in win over Baylor ... logged seven catches for 63 yards at Colorado ... grabbed five receptions for 54 yards against Missouri ... caught his ninth career touchdown pass at Iowa State, which moved him into a tie for 10th on the Tech career touchdown receptions list ... finished the ISU game with two receptions for 22 yards ... grabbed four receptions for 45 yards and a touchdown at A&M ... six catches for 70 yards and a touchdown in win at UNM ... caught one pass in limited time against N.C. State ... caught two passes at SMU ... opened the season with five catches for 67 yards and a touchdown at Ohio State ... ranks fourth on the Texas Tech career receptions list with 141 receptions and ranks sixth at Tech with 1,850 receiving yards.

2001...All-Big 12 Honorable Mention by the coaches ... Associated Press Honorable Mention All-Big 12 ... had one catch for 22 yards against SFA ... three receptions for 45 yards against Oklahoma ... caught seven balls for 82 yards and a touchdown at OSU ... had eight catches for a team-high 83 yards against Texas A&M ... turned in another strong performance at Baylor with five catches for 81 yards and a touchdown ... became the target of choice against Nebraska, grabbing a career-high 11 catches for a game-high 169 yards ... leads team with 13.8 yards per catch ... had three catches for 81 yards and a touchdown against Kansas State ... picked up a King Scovell fumble and ran it in from 33 yards against KSU ... grabbed three catches for 17 yards against Kansas ... three catches for 35 yards at Texas ... had one catch for 11 yards against North Texas ... opened the 2001 season with five catches for 77 yards.

2000...Redshirt freshman who set a freshman record for yards receiving in a game (234) against Utah State ... had two receptions for 13 yards in bowl game against East Carolina ? caught six passes for 27 yards at top-ranked Oklahoma ... made three catches for 21 yards against Oklahoma State ... had team-leading seven catches for 97 yards and one touchdown against 20th-ranked Texas ... TD catch was 39 yards and Tech?s first score versus the Longhorns ... also returned two kickoffs versus Texas ... did not have a catch at Kansas ... had one catch for 27 yards at No. 10 Kansas State ... made one catch for 12 yards against No. 1 Nebraska ... had three catches for 19 yards versus Baylor ... caught one pass for 26 yards at Texas A&M ... returned three kickoffs for 63 yards against the Aggies ... had five receptions for 29 yards against Louisiana-Lafayette ... had one kickoff return for 23 yards versus ULL ... caught six passes for 24 yards versus North Texas ... had seven receptions for 234 yards and one touchdown in record-breaking performance versus Utah State ... TD came on 45-yard reception ... also had season-long 67-yard catch against USU ... had one kickoff return for 38 yards versus USU ... named Big 12 Conference Offensive Player of the Week for his performance against USU ... had one catch in lidlifter versus New Mexico ... made one kickoff return for 23 yards against UNM ... named to Academic All-Big 12 First Team.

1999...Redshirted following early-season knee injury, which required surgery ? sprinter on Texas Tech indoor and outdoor track team, competing in 100, 200 and 4x100 relay ? named to Big 12 Commissioner?s Honor Roll.

High School...Southwest High School in Fort Worth, Texas ? All-District 9-4A selection as a receiver and cornerback as a senior ... recorded 33 solos and 23 assisted tackles as a senior ... also posted three interceptions, eight pass breakups, one forced and one recovered fumble ... caught 23 passes for 381 yards and three TDs ... District 7-5A sophomore of the year and all-district selection in 1996 ... also all-district as receiver as a sophomore ... also participates in track and field ... recorded best manual time of 10.18 as a senior ... regional qualifier in the 100 and 200-meters ... ran 10.44 in the 100-meters regional meet and 21.30 in the 200-meters ... posted times of 10.2 in the 100-meters and 21.0 in the 200-meters before suffering a knee injury prior to the district championships as a junior ? High School Coach: Billy Hall.

Personal...Carlos Miguel Francis ... born January 3, 1981, in Fort Worth, Texas ... son of Jimmy Francis, Melissa Francis Ahmed, and Angela Francis ... majoring in exercise and sport science.

FRANCIS? OFFENSIVE STATISTICS Year G Rec Yds Avg TD 2000 12 41 515 12.6 2 2001 11 50 703 14.1 3 Totals 23 91 1,218 13.4 5


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