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    Carl Fisher
    Carl Fisher


    Bolingbrook, Ill.

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    Career: Played four seasons for the Wildcats ... Contributed mostly on special teams.

    2009: Played in five games, mostly on special teams ... Recipient of team's Rashidi Wheeler Award (named in honor of former Wildcat safety) ... Contributed on offense and on special teams for NU ... Named team's offensive practice player of the week vs. Miami (Ohio) and Iowa.

    2008: Contributed primarily on special teams ... Named team's offensive practice player of the week vs. Indiana.

    2007: Played in eight games ... Named team's special teams practice player of the week vs. Northeastern ... Notched two special teams tackles -- vs. Ohio State and Iowa.

    2006: Did not see action ... Named team's offensive practice player of the week (vs. Purdue).

    High School: SuperPrep All-Midwest Region wide receiver ... Ranked as Illinois' 12th-best player by ... An all-state, all-area and all-conference receiver his senior season ... Earned all-state honors from the Joliet Herald ... Twice named the team's player of the game in 2005 (vs. Bloom Township and Lockport) ... Led the Raiders with 64 receptions for 1,184 yards (18.5 ypr) and 15 TD's in 2005 ... Named Bolingbrook's Offensive Player of the Year in 2004 ... Team captain ... Helped the Raiders to a 9-3 season in 2005, which included quarterfinal appearance in the Class 8A state playoffs ... Also lettered two years each in basketball and track ... Four-time all-academic selection ... Peer leader-group facilitator on teen issues ... Four-year member of Madrigal Choir and Vocal Jazz ... Cast as "Gaston" in high school musical, Beauty and the Beast ... Coached by John Ivlow.

    Personal: Born Carl Anthony Fisher II ... Son of Marlene and Carl Fisher ... Father, along with another family member, William, played football at Northern Illinois ... Learning and organizational change major.

    The Fisher File
    Q: Name five favorite songs (and artist) on your I-Pod:
    A: 1. Wordplay (Jason Mraz) 2. I'm Yours (Jason Mraz) 3. Lecrae 4. Jeremy Camp 5. I Will Rise (Chris Tomlin)
    Q: If you could dine with anyone from any period in history, who would it be?
    A: Dr. Martin Luther King Junior, Daniel, Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego.
    Q: What is the greatest lesson in life that you have learned?
    A: To Let Go and Let God
    Q: A song that best describes you?
    A: I would be a medley of sounds from different styles of music. (From Zoot Suit Riot by Brian Sezter Orchestra to College Kid by Relient K)
    Q: Something people would be surprised to know about me is:
    A: I love to cook.
    Q: My favorite place to visit is:
    A: Door County, Wisconsin
    Q: Facebook or Twitter?
    A: Twitter
    Q: Which current NU football player is the biggest jokester on the team?
    A: Quentin Davie
    Q: My favorite thing about NU is:
    A: The Lake and watching other events on campus
    Q: Best part about being a Northwestern football player is:
    A: The support I get from the fans, staff and teammates
    Q: Describe Coach Fitzgerald in five words or less:
    A: Passionate, Intense and Fearless Teacher
    Q: Describe your position coach in five words or less:
    A: Passionate and Detailed Teacher
    Q: Most humbling experience:
    A: Freshman year here at NU.
    Q: What do you consider to be your greatest achievement?
    A: My Faith
    Q:The best book I have ever read is:
    A: Besides the bible, Bruschko
    Q: The person that inspires me the most is:
    A: Jesus Christ
    Q: When I played football as a kid, I pretended to be:
    A: A Heisman trophy winner and Barry Sanders
    Q: My favorite pregame ritual is:
    A: Staring at the field with no one on it and visualizing the game before it even happens
    Q: If you could have a starring role in any film already made, which movie would you pick?
    A: Transformers 1 and 2
    Q: My favorite food is:
    A: My Mom's Homemade Mac & Cheese
    Q: My favorite thing about playing at Ryan Field is:
    A: Saturday morning in season
    Q: Best thing about Northwestern is:
    A: All the connections that can be established if I just talk to people.
    Q: My ultimate SportsCenter highlight would be:
    A: Helping a child in need and then setting a Super Bowl record for catches and yards and scoring the game winning touchdown.
    Q: My favorite television show is:
    A: Anything on Food Network or about housing design
    Q: If I were not playing football, I would be:
    A: Acting or Singing
    Q: The three words that best describe me:
    A: Fun, Passionate and Friendly
    Q: My football-related superstition is:
    A: Praying before the game.

    Fisher's Career Stats

    TACKLES                G    UA     A Total    TFL-Yds    PD   FF   FR Blkd
    2007................   8     0     2     2    0.0-0       0    0    0    0
    2008................   3     0     0     0    0.0-0       0    0    0    0
    2009................   5     0     0     0    0.0-0       0    0    0    0
    TOTAL...............  16     0     2     2    0.0-0       0    0    0    0