| Tray Allen
Grand Prairie, Texas
South Grand Prairie
|Height / Weight:|
6-4 / 310
Ended his five-year career having played in 44 career games, working at both tackle and guard positions ... graduated in December 2011 with a degree in physical culture and sports and youth and community studies ... played in all 13 games, starting six, in 2011 ... missed the 2010 season with a foot injury ... appeared in 11 games at guard and on special teams in 2009 ... saw action in 11 games at tackle and on special teams in 2008 ... appeared in nine games at tackle and on special teams as a true freshman in 2007.
Played in all 13 games with six starts at left tackle ... paved the way for the offense to average 202.62 rushing yards and 392.54 yards of total offense per game ... the rushing attack ranked 21st nationally ... contributed to a 441-yard rushing-yard performance against Kansas as the offense finished with 590 total yards in the game ... saw time in the Texas Tech game when UT rushed for 439 yards and 595 total yards while scoring 52 points ... played at Baylor, helping the offense tally 557 yards of total offense, including 356 passing yards and 201 rushing yards ... helped Texas post 506 total offensive yards and 34 points in the season-opener against Rice...cleared the way for 289 offensive yards and 17 points in win against BYU...blocked for offense that racked up 488 total yards in win at UCLA ... helped the Longhorns total 400 yards of total offense in a 37-14 win at Iowa State.
REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2010)
Redshirted due to a foot injury.
Appeared in 11 games at guard and on special teams ... helped Texas average 39.3 points (third NCAA), 421.2 total yards (29th NCAA) and 273.6 passing yards (22nd NCAA) ... played on offense, defense and special teams in the season opener, while helping clear the way for 562 total yards, including 363 passing, against ULM ... blocked for 544 yards of total offense, including 353 passing, against Wyoming ... helped UT post 216 yards and 24 points in the second half against Texas Tech in a 34-24 victory ... cleared the way for the sixth-highest offensive total in school history with 639 yards versus UTEP ... it marked just the second time in school history that UT posted over 300 yards rushing and passing in the same game ... helped Texas put up 38 points and 313 yards against Colorado ... cleared the way for 285 yards and 35 points in the first half and 400 yards for the game at Missouri ... posted 275 yards on just 56 plays at Oklahoma State ... helped UT gain 537 total yards, including the second-highest passing total (470) in school history, versus UCF ... helped UT post 317 yards and three TDs en route to a 40-0 halftime lead at Baylor ... paved the way for UT to post 51 points and 537 total yards versus Kansas.
Appeared in 11 games at tackle and on special teams ... helped Texas average 42.4 points (fifth NCAA), 475.8 total yards (ninth NCAA), 308.3 passing yards (seventh NCAA) and 167.5 rushing yards (41st NCAA) per game ... Texas' 4,008 passing yards set the school record, while its 551 points and 6,185 total yards rank second on UT's single-season list ... Texas scored at least 42 points in eight of 13 games ... UT posted at least 400 yards of total offense in 12 of 13 games, at least 500 yards in five games and posted a 600-yard game against Rice ... helped UT rush and pass for at least 200 yards in five of 13 games ... led the Horns to a No. 3 national ranking on third down, converting 95-of-173 (54.9%) ... helped Texas tie for 16th nationally in red zone offense, converting on 61-of-68 red-zone possessions (90.0%, 52 TDs/nine FGs) ... allowed Texas' offense to produce 388 passing yards and 203 rushing yards for 591 yards of total offense versus No. 11 Missouri ... paved the way for 194 yards rushing and 300 yards passing for 494 total yards against Baylor ... helped Texas produce 216 rushing yards and 320 passing yards for 536 yards of total offense versus Texas A&M.
Appeared in nine games at tackle and on special teams as a true freshman ... helped Texas average 462.9 yards of total offense (13th NCAA), 207.5 yards rushing (17th NCAA) and 37.2 points per game (14th NCAA) ... Texas was one of only 10 schools nationally to rush and pass for at least 200 yards ... helped Texas' offense gain 333 yards through the air and 227 yards on the ground for a total of 560 yards of offense versus Rice ... helped the offense produce a balanced 298 yards passing and 216 yards rushing for a total of 514 yards of offense in a victory at Iowa State ... led Texas to 470 yards of total offense and 177 rushing yards at Baylor ... allowed Texas' offense to produce a balanced 283 yards rushing and 268 yards passing for a total of 551 yards of offense on 92 plays against Texas Tech.
Coached by David Fisher at South Grand Prairie H.S. ... a consensus first-team prep All-America selection on the offensive line as a senior ... a Parade All-American ... tabbed the top lineman on the Parade All-America team ... also earned first-team All-America honors from USA Today ... participated in the 2007 U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... was a member of ESPNU's top 150 national prospects ... a three-year starter on both sides of the ball ... played left tackle, nose guard and defensive end ... named first-team 5A all-state by The Associated Press and the Texas Sports Writers Association as a senior ... also a first-team all-district 7-5A selection ... led South Grand Prairie to a 10-2 record and a 7-5A District Championship ... part of a line that helped South Grand Prairie average 379.0 total yards per game and 207.8 rushing yards per game ... helped lead team to a victory over Arlington Bowie in the 5A Division I playoffs ... played on both sides of the ball versus Euless Trinity and recorded six tackles ... as a junior, helped the Warriors average 349.2 total yards per game and 238.5 rushing yards per game en route to a 10-2 record and a bi-District Championship ... also a three-year letterman in basketball and played baseball as a freshman.
Born in Dallas, Texas ... graduated with a degree in physical culture and sport ... active in UT's community service program ... has participated in a mentoring program at area elementary schools ... traveled with the Achos on a medical mission trip to Nigeria in the summer of 2009 ... is part of a group Longhorns that regularly visited the Dell Children's Medical Center ... participated in an event for the Boys & Girls Club at UT's football facility ... enjoys listening to music.
The Allen File
Nicknames: Big Tray
During pregame, I like to: Pace every hash and say a prayer for my father
Favorite TV channel: ESPN
Favorite TV show: SportsCenter
I can't believe I watch: Saved by the Bell
Favorite movie: Remember the Titans
Favorite actor: Denzel Washington
Sports hero: Allen Iverson
Favorite superhero: Batman
Favorite music artist: Lil Wayne
Favorite video game: Madden
Favorite cartoon character: Batman
Nobody knows I can: Make people smile
I came to Texas because: The great environment and great coaches