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FSU announces addition of Trey Benson

Florida State has added running back Trey Benson, a redshirt sophomore transfer from Oregon, coach Mike Norvell announced Monday.

“We are excited to bring Trey into our Nole Family,” Norvell said. “He has a remarkable combination of size and speed. Trey’s made a tremendous, full recovery from a knee injury that limited his availability his first two college seasons. He is an explosive, powerful, big running back who can be showcased in our offense.”

Through transfers and the Early Signing Period, FSU has announced 26 newcomers for the 2022 season.

Trey Benson | R-So. | RB | 6-1 | 215 | Greenville, Miss. | St. Joseph Catholic School/Oregon

Transfer who spent 2020 and 2021 seasons at Oregon … Appeared in nine games and rushed six times for 22 yards and one touchdown in redshirt freshman year … Missed 2020 season due to injury … Rated as Class of 2020’s No. 21 running back nationally and No. 6 overall prospect in Mississippi by 247Sports … Two-time team captain at St. Joseph…rushed for 3,616 yards and 48 touchdowns in two high school seasons…had 18 total 100-yard rushing games…averaged 144.6 yards per game and 13.9 yards per carry while scoring 54 total touchdowns…helped lead Irish to back-to-back 3A MAIS state championships…led St. Joseph to 13-0 record his senior year with 1,783 rushing yards and 26 touchdowns…posted 10 100-yard games and three 200-yard games his senior season…totaled 111 yards and three touchdowns on six carries in 2019 state championship game…rushed for 1,833 yards and 22 touchdowns on 12-1 team his junior year…topped 100 yards eight times, with four 200-yard games and two 300-yard games…rushed for 392 yards and seven touchdowns while adding interception return touchdown and two-point conversion to score 50 total points in 62-20 win over Greenville Christian…also played basketball at St. Joseph Catholic.