2012 (JUNIOR):Talented reserve safety whose play and role improved throughout the season, playing all 14 games...totaled 23 tackles, including 16 solo efforts, plus a pair of pass breakups...had three solo tackles against Wisconsin in a Rose Bowl victory...made arguably the Stanford play of the season in the first quarter at No. 1 Oregon, chasing down QB Marcus Mariota on a 77-yard run to save an early touchdown and allow the defense to thereafter make a fourth-down stop...tied a season high with four tackles (three solo) at Notre Dame...recovered a second-quarter fumble at Cal that turned into a Stanford offensive touchdown the next play...had four tackles (three solo) vs. San Jose State.
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Part of a talented group of young defensive backs who made their mark in 2011...saw action in 12 games, missing only the Cal game due to injury...made five starts - three at strong safety and two at free safety...had 30 tackles, three pass breakups and two fumble recoveries...posted a season-high seven tackles at Arizona...credited with four stops at Washington State and vs. Oregon...recovered a Jamison Crowder fumble at the 5:36 mark of the third period at Duke...also recovered a fumble forced by a sack of UCLA quarterback Richard Brehaut by Chase Thomas at the 13:22 mark of the second quarter.
2010 (FRESHMAN): Saw action in seven games in the secondary as a freshman...credited with seven total tackles, including four solo efforts...made his collegiate debut in the season opener against Sacramento State and finished with three tackles...had solo stops against Wake Forest and Washington State...credited with two tackles in the Big Game at California.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from Hamilton High School in Chandler, Ariz....played for head coach Steve Belles...four-star recruit who is rated as the 11th-best safety prospect in the nation by ESPNU.com and 25th by Scout.com...listed as the top prep prospect in Arizona by ESPN.com, third by Scout.com and fourth by Rivals.com...earned three varsity letters...totaled 93 tackles and had nine interceptions as a senior...returned one fumble recovery 48 yards for a touchdown and also ran back one interception 60 yards for a touchdown...had 77 tackles and one interception as a junior and 38 stops and one interception as a sophomore...first team all-state selection as a senior...first team "Big 25" AZFCA all-state pick...selected to play in the inaugural Gridiron Kings Game that consisted of 64 of the top high school prospects in the nation...also lettered in basketball and track...parents are Darryl and Andra Carrington...has one younger brother, Avery...cousin Keilen Dykes played football for West Virginia from 2003-07 and was on the Arizona Cardinals practice squad...born in Raleigh, N.C....full name is Devon Dante Carrington...majoring in American studies.
Career Highs Tackles:7 at Arizona, 2011 Tackles for Loss: None Sacks: None Interceptions: None