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Tra Carson
HB #33
Height:
5-11
Weight:
231
Age:
25
College:
Texas A&M
Hometown:
Texarkana, Texas
Experience:
2
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Bio

A 2016 college free agent signee, Carson played in all four preseason games as a rookie and earned a spot on practice squad ... Joined roster for season finale but did not play ... Became known as one of the Southeastern Conference’s most physical rushers during a breakout senior season at Texas A&M ... Earned Offensive MVP honors in Liberty Bowl vs. West Virginia after his junior season, and went on to break 1000-yard rushing barrier as a senior.

A 2016 college free agent signee, Carson played in all four preseason games as a rookie and earned a spot on practice squad ... Joined roster for season finale but did not play ... Became known as one of the Southeastern Conference’s most physical rushers during a breakout senior season at Texas A&M ... Earned Offensive MVP honors in Liberty Bowl vs. West Virginia after his junior season, and went on to break 1000-yard rushing barrier as a senior.

 

     Career transactions: Signed with Cincinnati as a college free agent on 5-6-16 ... Waived by Bengals on 9-3-16 ... Signed to Bengals practice squad on 9-4-16 ... Signed to Bengals roster on 12-30-16.

 

     2016 recap: On practice squad for Games 1-15 ... Signed to roster prior to Game 16 and was active/DNP ... Played in all four preseason games, rushing for a team-high 85 yards.

 

     College: Played three seasons for Texas A&M (2013-15) after beginning his career at Oregon (2011) ... Saw action in 36 games for A&M, logging 19 rushing TDs and 2075 yards, with 4.8 average ... Also had 41 receptions for 299 yards and one TD for Aggies ... Rushed for 1165 yards (4.8 average) and seven TDs in ’15, and added 29 receptions for 183 yards and one TD ... Capped his ’14 season with 133-yard rushing total in Liberty Bowl win over West Virginia, earning offensive MVP honors ... Sat out the ’12 season per the NCAA transfer rules, after playing in 10 games for Oregon in ’11.

 

     Personal: Hometown is Texarkana, Texas ... Attended Liberty-Eylau High School, where he set a school record as a senior with 2202 rushing yards, scoring 24 TDs ... Earned Class 3A all-state honors as a senior ... Majored at Texas A&M in recreation, parks, and tourism sciences ... First name is pronounced as “tray.”

 

      NOTE ABOUT NFL EXPERIENCE: Carson did not earn an accrued year of experience toward NFL free agency in 2016 because he was not on a 53-player roster, a Reserve/Injured list or a Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list for the required minimum of six games.

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