On Carnes: A reserve offensive lineman who did not play in his first season at UMass in 2005 as he was unable to work out compliance and administrative issues ... If he can work out his eligibility, can be a contributor on the line as a "sixth or seventh" player according to Coach Brown ... Has two seasons of eligibility remaining ... Came to UMass in the spring of 2004 after two years at Rutgers.
As A Redshirt Sophomore In 2005:Did not play in any games due to eligibility issues.
At Rutgers from 2003-04: Spent two seasons at Rutgers in New Brunswick, N.J., did not play in any games taking a redshirt season in 2003.
Before College: Played at Hillsborough High School under Head Coach Rich Mantz ... Served as team captain in 2002 ... Was a three-year starter on the offensive and defensive line ... Named to the All-Area Third Team and All-County Second Team as a senior ... Was also a First Team All-Conference pick... Member of the 2000 State Championship team.
Personal: Jonathan W. Carnes ... Born December 26, 1984 in New Jersey ... Son of Fran and Curt Carnes ... Majoring in Sociology.