|Date of birth:April 7, 1984|
|Place of birth: Shreveport, Louisiana|
|High school: Shreveport (LA) Loyola College Prep|
|Undrafted in 2008|
|Debuted in 2008 for the Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings|
Career highlights and awards
Career Arena football statistics as of 2010
|Stats at ArenaFan.com|
Carmody attended Loyola College Prep, where he was a two-time All-District and All-City selection. As a senior, he made 8 of 11 field goals. Additionally, he was 28-for-28 on extra-point attempts. He was also a pitcher, as he recorded a 10–1 record as a senior. As a junior, he batted .400 with 37 RBIs.
Carmody attended the University of Louisville from 2004 to 2007. During the 2004 season, he ranked second in the nation in scoring among kickers. He holds the NCAA, conference, and school records for consecutive points-after-touchdown (PATs) with 77. He also made 12-of-15 field goals during the season. He continued to break and tie records in 2005. In the 2006 season he won the Lou Groza Award, was First-team in the All-Big East game, was ranked fourth in the nation in scoring, and earned a Big East Special teams Player of the Week recognition. He continued to break school records during the 2006 and 2007 seasons.
Kicked a career best 4 field goals on November 3, 2005, in a 42-20 win over Pittsburgh.
Kicked a career long 51 yard field goal on September 9, 2006, in a 62-0 win over Temple.
On November 29, 2007, in his last collegiate game, Carmody became the NCAA all-time points leader for a kicker when he kicked a 41-yard field goal in the first quarter of a game against Rutgers. Later in the game, he kicked a game-winning 33-yard field goal in the closing seconds of a 41-38 victory over the Scarlet Knights. It was the only game-winning field goal of his career.
In his four years at Louisville, he made 60 out of 73 field goals and 253 out of 255 extra points. His streak of 97 consecutive extra points is a school record. From 2004 to 2006, he kicked for over 100 points each season. During his senior season, he became the NCAA football all-time leading scorer for a kicker with 433 points. His record was broken by Boise State kicker Kyle Brotzman in 2010.
While at Louisville, he majored in Finance.
|Most points by kicking (game)||16||2005, Louisville vs. Pitt|
|Most points by kicking (season)||123||2006|
|Most points by kicking (career)||433||2004–2007|
|Most PATs attempted (game)||10||2004, Louisville vs. Cincinnati|
|Most PATs attempted (season)||77||2004|
|Most PATs attempted (career)||255||2004–2007|
|Most PATs made (career)||253||2004–2007|
|Most Consecutive PATs made (season)||77||2004|
|Most Consecutive PATs made (career)||97||2004–2005|
|Best PAT percentage (season)||100.0||2004, 2006, 2007|
|Best PAT percentage (career)||99.2||2004–2007|
|Most field goals attempted (season)||25||2006|
|Most field goals attempted (career)||70||2004–2007|
|Most field goals made (season)||21||2006|
|Most field goals made (career)||60||2004–2007|
|Most consecutive field goals made (season)||16||2006|
|Most consecutive field goals made (career)||16||2006|
|Best field goal percentage (season)||87.5||2005|
|Best field goal percentage (career)||82.2||2004–2007|
In 2008, Carmody joined the af2 and was assigned to the Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings for their final two regular season games. In 2008, he completed 1 of 4 field goal attempts and 16-of-18 PATs, as well as two tackles.
He is also a regular contributor on CardChronicle.com
- "BattleWings Assigned Lou Groza Award Winner Art Carmody". Battlewings.com. Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings. July 17, 2008. Retrieved April 4, 2009.
- "U of L Sports - Art Carmody". CSTV.com.
- "Louisville K Carmody sets NCAA record for most points by kicker". Yahoo! Sports.
- "UofL football records at the Official Louisville Athletics site".
- The Shreveport Times. 2007-11-27 http://www.shreveporttimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20071127/SPORTS/711270337/1001/SPORTS
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- "Transactions Bulletin #206". af2.com. af2. July 17, 2008. Retrieved April 4, 2009.
- "AF2 - 2008 Season Bossier Battle Wings Overall Individual Statistics". TheStatGuys.com. Retrieved April 4, 2009.[dead link]
- "Transactions Bulletin #119". af2.com. af2. March 26, 2009. Retrieved April 4, 2009.
- "AF2 - 2009 Season Bossier Battle Wings Overall Individual Statistics". TheStatGuys.com.