Born February 1979 in Richland, Wash. ... parents are Douglas Carlisle and Lori Snyder ... recruited by Utah, BYU, Stanford, Arizona ... open major.
CAPSULE: Carlisle joins the BYU program after transferring from the University of Utah ... He last played on Utah's Final Four team in 1998 as the primary backup to current Cleveland Cavaliers center Michael Doleac, averaging 2.4 points and 2.1 rebounds in 10.3 minutes per game ... He was granted a waiver of the Mountain West Conference Intra-Conference Transfer Rule to remain a sophomore with four years to play three seasons ... He has lost 40 pounds since returning while trying to get back into playing condition ... His playing weight as a freshman was 223 pounds ... He has range to 15 feet and is a solid rebounder ... A skilled post player, he has the talent to be a strong contributor if he can regain his playing shape or he could use this season to redshirt.
Carlisle averaged 17.3 points and 10.3 rebounds at Brighton High School (Salt Lake City) in 1997 and was one of three players, including new Cougar teammate Jake Shoff, to earn Region 4 Tri-Player of the Year honors ... coached by Jim Jimas.
University of Utah (1997-98): Carlisle played his freshman season at Utah as the primary backup to current Cleveland Cavaliers center Michael Doleac ... played on Utah's Final Four team, averaging 2.4 points and 2.1 rebounds in 10.3 minutes per game