55 - Carl Rider
Carl Rider
Height: 6-2
Weight: 212
Year: So.
Hometown: Suwanee, Ga.
High School: North Gwinnett
Position: LB

High School: 2012 graduate of North Gwinnett (5A) High School, where he was a football teammate of Furman wide receiver Chad Scott...football coach was Bob Sphire...played linebacker and also saw duty as a long snapper...totaled 182 tackles over his three-year career, helping North Gwinnett to a 21-0 region record, three consecutive region crowns, and state playoff appearances, and 34-5 overall record during that span...recipient of 2011 Gwinnett Touchdown Club Scholar-Athlete Award...two-time area wrestling champion and three-time state medalist.
Personal: Full name is Carl Wesley Rider...born June 16, 1993, in Honolulu, Hawaii...mother Loni Metter and father Kirk Rider...has five sisters:  Kayla, Cassidy, Lindsey, Annie, and Nicki...father played football at United States Merchant Marine Academy.