2015 NSD
TAMU Football BIO
21 Tra Carson

2014 (JUNIOR)

Ranked No. 2 on the team in rushing yards and rushing touchdowns with 448 yards and five scores on a team-high 99 carries ... saw action in 11 of 12 games with three starts ... missed the Lamar game due to injury ... had season highs of 66 rushing yards vs. Rice, 13 carries vs. ULM and three rushing TDs vs. Mississippi State ... had double-digit carries vs. Rice, MSU, Ole Miss, ULM and Missouri ... had 50+ rushing yards vs. Rice, Arkansas and Missouri ... contributed eight catches for 58 yards, including three vs. MSU ... also had a pair of special team tackles.


Rushed for 329 yards, ranking fourth among the Aggies on the year after 12 games of action … recorded a 5.3-yard average on 62 attempts … longest rush of the year was a 29-yard run at Missouri (Nov. 30) … also had three receptions, including a 35-yard catch against Auburn (Oct. 19) … scored seven touchdowns on the year … ran for a season-best 76 yards and two touchdowns in the first game of his career, against Rice (Aug. 31) … also scored two TDs against Sam Houston State (Sept. 7) … totaled 367 all-purpose yards on the year.


Joined the A&M squad after transferring from Oregon ... redshirted while sitting out season per NCAA transfer rules ... received the Co-Offensive Scout Team MVP honor at the annual team banquet.


The true freshman was the team’s fourth-leading rusher with 254 yards, appearing in 10 games for the Ducks … carried the ball three times for 13 yards in win vs. Oregon State … ran for 80 yards on 11 attempts, scoring his first collegiate rushing touchdown in win over Colorado … posted career-high 82 yards on nine attempts, including a career-long 29-yard run, and caught one pass for six yards in win vs. Missouri State … rushed for 35 yards on nine carries in win vs. Nevada.


Coached by Craig Colvins at Liberty-Eylau High School in Texarkana, Texas … four-star recruit by Scout.com and garnered three stars from Rivals.com, ESPN and 247Sports.com … considered the No. 22 running back nationally by Scout.com … broke LaMichael James’ high school single-season school record as a senior, when he ran for 2,202 yards and 24 TDs on 196 carries … U.S. Air Force Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 31, 2010, after carrying the ball 15 times for 200 yards and three touchdowns - all in the first half of a road win over Mount Vernon … named to the Class 3A All-State first-team … awarded district MVP honors in each of his final two prep seasons … rushed 167 times for 1,342 yards and 16 touchdowns as a junior … selected as the top running back on the all-area team in 2009 … named to the all-district first team as a sophomore in 2008 … was the 2007 Newcomer of the Year for 3A Region II District 15.


Latravion Lee Carson is the son of Richard and Rhonda Carson ... born Oct. 24, 1992 ... recreation, parks, and tourism sciences major.

Position: Running Back
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 227
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Texarkana, Texas
High School: Liberty Eylau
Other College: Oregon
Experience: Transfer
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