BEFORE TECH: Ron piled up 2,156
all-purpose yards and 22 touchdowns during his career at
Gatlinburg-Pittman High School, culminating in all-state honors
among his many post-season awards. He had 53 catches for a
school-record 853 yards, including 12 for touchdowns for another
school mark. He also had 652 rushing yards on 70 carries, 173 yards
and one touchdown in nine punt returns and 453 yards in kickoff
returns. Twice named all-county and all-district, he was a
Tennessee All-State selection and was voted the East Tennessee
Player of the Year.
PERSONAL: The son of Chad Carroll and Alisa Durbin Carroll...birthdate is November 16, 1992...full name is Ronald Daniel Durbin...majoring in business.