2011: Moved to the defensive line after a year as a reserve offensive lineman, but is returning to the offensive line for his senior season ... Played in nine games and finished the season with nine total tackles ... Picked up three tackles in Lamar's season-opening 58-0 win over Texas College (9/3) ... Had one tackle at Sam Houston State (10/29) which went for a 2-yard loss.
2010: Provided depth as a reserve offensive lineman.
Previous School: Played one season for coach Lance Hinson at the University of Saint Mary ... Named honorable mention All-Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference following freshman season ... Blocked for a Spires' offense which averaged 402.7 yards of total offense and 30.4 points per game.
High School: Played three seasons for coach Cris Stump at Bridge City High School ... Was a two-way player, manning both the offensive and defensive lines ... Earned Second-Team All-District 21-3A honors as a senior at defensive line ... Also played basketball his senior year.
Personal: Patrick Stephen Carlton was born on May 28, 1990, in Wichita, Kansas ... Son of Doug and Joy Carlton ... Majoring in criminal justice.