Old Glory DC re-signed Jack Carroll for the 2022 Major League Rugby season. The 25-year-old tighthead prop is 6’2″ and 260 lbs.
Jack played 85 minutes in 6 matches for Old Glory in the 2021 season. He arrived at 49 rucks, accounted for ten successful tackles, and carried the ball over 33 meters.
Jack is from Oakton, Virginia, and attended Gonzaga College High School was 2011-2015. He was an offensive and defensive lineman in football and helped the team win the DCSAA championship. He was named to the All-Washington Catholic Athletic Conference 3rd Team. Jack also excelled in rugby, helping Gonzaga win back-to-back National Championships in 2014 and 2015. He was a two-time USA High School All-American and played with the USA U19s team.
Jack enrolled at the University of New Hampshire and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Resource Economics, Business/Managerial Economics in 2019 and then pursued an MBA Program there in 2019 and graduated in August 2021. Jack played football at UNH as an offensive lineman.
Jack has now returned to concentrate on rugby with Old Glory DC.
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“We’re really pleased with Jack’s progress in 2021,” said Head Coach Andrew Douglas. “It was his first time playing rugby since high school, and he progressed very well. Jack is a quick learner and very coachable, he’s very good around the field, and his set-piece grew during the season. After spending three months playing rugby (for Clontarf) in Ireland, I’m sure his game has gone to the next level, and we’re looking forward to watching him play in 2022.”
“I’m fired up to be returning to DC for 2022,” said Jack on returning to Old Glory. “The men have been working hard, and we are excited to give our amazing fans a great season.”