All-Patriot League Selection Evan Byers Named Team MVP
19 Bison Seniors to be Honored During Senior Day Ceremonies Prior to 1 p.m. Kickoff
Feature Story on Bucknell Football Senior Samuel Oyekoya
Charles Thompson Rushes 15 Times for 93 Yards for Orange
Three-Time All-Patriot League Selection Robert De La Rosa Named Team MVP
2011 (Junior): Moved to defensive side of the ball during preseason ... saw first career game action, appearing in six contests ... missed second half of campaign with an injury ... made first career tackle in win at Princeton ... posted five tackles and three sacks in 2012 spring game.
2010 (Sophomore): Did not appear in a varsity game ... saw action in JV game vs. Lycoming and rushed two times for 20 yards, including a 14-yard run.
2009 (Freshman): Did not see action in a varsity game as a rookie ... named team's Scout Team Player of the Week following Lehigh game ... posted 1.5 sacks and two total tackles in JV game against Lycoming.
Irmo High School: Earned three varsity letters in football and wrestling at Irmo High School ... helped football team claim three region championships ... squad was the 4A state runner-up in 2006 ... 4A All-Region selection in 2008 ... named all-area by The State newspaper ... had 58 tackles, five tackles for loss and four sacks in seven games as a senior ... in wrestling, named all-area four times by The State ... three-time wrestling state qualifier in heavyweight class ... finished second in state as a junior ... 40-7 record as a senior ... earned second place in South Carolina High School Strength Championships as a junior when he bench pressed 335 pounds and squatted 525 pounds.
Personal: James Oyenque Carson ... born Feb. 5, 1990 in Columbus, Ohio ... son of James and Margaret Carson ... has two sisters, Maggie and Grace, and one brother, Billy ... father played football at Ohio State ... majoring in psychology and religion.