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Barnett

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Running Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Elberton, Ga.
High School: Elbert County

Bio

CAREER STATISTICS

AT GEORGIA STATE: Emerged as the Panthers top running back in 2018 after two seasons as a backup ... Ranks seventh in GSU history with 703 career rushing yards with seven touchdowns ... Career average of 5.1 yards per carry ... 2016 signee who played as a true freshman.

2018: Team’s second-leading rusher behind quarterback Dan Ellington ... Rushed for 551 yards in 11 games, the sixth-best season total in school history ... Carried the ball 109 times for an averaging 5.1 yards per attempt ... Scored seven touchdowns, two shy of the GSU season record ... Also had 14 receptions for 70 yards.
Rushed for 161 yards and two touchdowns on just 11 carries vs. Coastal Carolina, the second-highest single-game rushing total in school history. Touchdown runs of 42 and 75 yards, the latter the third-longest run from scrimmage in GSU history ... Followed with 85 yards and two more touchdowns vs. Texas State, and then 82 yards vs. Louisiana ... Scored his first touchdown in the win over ULM with a 23-yard run in the first quarter. Finished with 62 yards on 14 carries, both career highs ... Also rushed for touchdowns vs. Troy and Arkansas State ... Missed the season finale due to injury.

 

2017: Rushed for 45 yards on just eight carries, plus six receptions for 16 yards, for the season ... Saw most of his action over the final three games, beginning against App State, when he rushed for 42 yards on just five carries and caught three passes ... Had three more receptions vs. Idaho. 2017: Rushed for 45 yards on just eight carries, plus six receptions for 16 yards, for the season ... Saw most of his action over the final three games, beginning against App State, when he rushed for 42 yards on just five carries and caught three passes ... Had three more receptions vs. Idaho.

2016: Played in eight games as a true freshman, rushing for 107 yards on 22 carries (4.9 yard per carry) ... Averaged 24.5 yards on 13 kickoff returns with one touchdown ... Also caught three passes for 29 yards ...Saw his first action in Game 5 vs. Texas State, Had three carries for 31 yards and two kickoff returns for 33 yards ... Returned a kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown vs. Arkansas State ... Added a 32-yard return vs. ULM.

HIGH SCHOOL: Helped lead Elbert County High School to the state quarterfinals in Class AAA ... Earned all-county honors as a running back from the Elberton Star ... Also played safety and returned punts and kickoffs ... Four-year letterwinner for coach Sid Fitts.

PERSONAL: Full name is LaTravias Keyshawn Barnett but goes by Tra (pronounced TRAY) ... Born Sept. 14, 1997 ... Parents are LaJarvon Keith Barnett and Sherry Fortson Browner ... Majoring in marketing.

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