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.
Latrarion Lee Carson is the son of Richard and Rhonda Carson ... recreation, parks, and tourism sciences major.