Trae Elston

Trae  Elston


Oxford, Ala.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 195




Elston, Haynes Garner SEC Weekly Honors

Elston Tabbed Defensive Player of the Week; Haynes is SEC D-Lineman of the Week


Ole Miss Graces Sports Illustrated Cover Again

Rebels Are the Talk of College Football After Win at Alabama


No. 14 Ole Miss Rolls Over Fresno State

Kelly Leads Rebels on Seven-Straight TD Drives


No. 15 Ole Miss Routs UT Martin In Season Opener

Ten Different Rebels Score TDs


2015 Ole Miss Football Preseason Honors

Ubiquitous Rebel Presence in Preseason Magazine, Website Lists

Preseason All-SEC third team (Coaches).

Enters fall listed atop the depth chart at free safety ... Three-year starter at Rover before shifting over in the spring.

2014: Played in 12 games with 11 starts at the Rover safety position ... Finished sixth on team with 59 tackles, while adding 3.0 TFLs, an interception, three PBUs, a fumble recovery and a forced fumble ... Helped Ole Miss lead the nation in scoring defense (16.0 ppg) and rank top 20 in total defense and passing defense ... Missed the Presbyterian game with a concussion ... Earned third letter ... vs. Boise State (8/28/14): Made seven tackles (four solo) in start ... at Vanderbilt (9/6/14): Posted four stops (two solo) and broke up a pass in start ... vs. UL-Lafayette (9/13/14): Had three tackles (two solo), a forced fumble and a fumble recovery, in start ... vs. Memphis (9/27/14): Notched one tackle and his first career interception (returned for 47 yards) in start ... vs. #1 Alabama (10/4/14): Made nine tackles (five solo) with a pass breakup in start ... at #14 Texas A&M (10/11/14): Posted two solo stops ... vs. Tennessee (10/18/14): Posted five solo stops, including a career-high 2.0 TFLs ... at #23 LSU (10/25/14): Led the team with a career-high 11 tackles (four solo) and a pass breakup in start ... vs. #3 Auburn (11/1/14): Started and made three tackles before suffering a concussion in the second half ... at Arkansas (11/22/14): Had seven tackles (three solo) in start ... vs. #4 Mississippi State (11/29/14): Made four tackles (three solo) in start ... Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl vs. #6 TCU (12/31/14): Posted three solo tackles in start.

2013: Played in every game with 11 starts at Rover ... Finished fourth on the team with 62 tackles and third with six passes defended ... Also posted 2.0 TFLs, two fumble recoveries and a forced fumble ... Earned second letter ... at Vanderbilt (8/29/13): Started at Rover and tallied three solo tackles ... vs. Southeast Missouri (9/7/13): Made one solo tackle ... at Texas (9/14/13): Made eight tackles (career-high five solo) and broke up a pass in start ... at #1 Alabama (9/28/13): Had six stops (three solo), including 1.5 TFLs, and broke up a pass, in start ... at Auburn (10/5/13): Posted seven stops (four solo) in start ... vs. #9 Texas A&M (10/12/13): Recorded 10 tackles and recovered a fumble in start ... vs. #6 LSU (10/19/13): Posted three stops (one solo) and broke up a pass ... vs. Idaho (10/26/13): Registered four tackles (three solo) and two pass breakups in start ... vs. Arkansas (11/9/13): Made six tackles (four solo) in start ... vs. Troy (11/16/13): Made one solo stop in start ... vs. #8 Missouri (11/23/13): Posted seven tackles (four solo) in start ... at Mississippi State (11/28/13): Tallied three tackles (two solo), a forced fumble and a pass breakup in start ... Music City Bowl vs. Georgia Tech (12/30/13): Made three tackles with a half TFL and a fumble recovery in start.

2012: SEC All-Freshman team (ESPN.com) ... Named the SEC’s hardest-hitting freshman by ESPN.com ... Played in 12 games with nine starts at Rover ... Finished fifth on the team with 61 tackles ... Also had six pass breakups, a sack and a fumble recovery ... Earned first letter ... vs. Central Arkansas (9/1): Registered three tackles (one solo) in his college debut ... vs. UTEP (9/8): Posted four solo stops and broke up a pass ... Also ran back his first career kickoff return for 20 yards ... vs. #12 Texas (9/15): Suspended by the SEC for a “dangerous act” versus UTEP ... at Tulane (9/22): Led team with six tackles, including a sack, in his first career start (Rover) ... at #1 Alabama (9/29): Recorded four tackles (two solo) and a pass break-up in start ... vs. Texas A&M (10/6): Tallied six tackles (two solo) and recovered a fumble in start ... vs. Auburn (10/13): Made four stops (two solo) and broke up a pass in start ... at Arkansas (10/27): Made six tackles (two solo) and broke up a pass in start ... at #6 Georgia (11/3): Posted five tackles, four solo and one assisted, in a start ... vs. Vanderbilt (11/10): Posted four tackles (three solo) ... at #7 LSU (11/17): Posted 10 tackles (two solo) along with a pass break-up in a start ... vs. #24 Mississippi State (11/24): Made four tackles (three solo) and broke up a pass in start ... BBVA Compass Bowl vs. Pitt (1/5): Registered five tackles (three solo) in start ... Member of the 2012 signing class.

HIGH SCHOOL: An Under Armour All-America selection ... A SuperPrep All-Region pick and ranked the No. 16 player in Alabama ... Earned first team All-State honors from the Alabama Sports Writers Association as a junior and senior ... Participated in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game ... Rated the No. 10 safety in the nation and No. 12 recruit in the state by ESPN.com ... Listed as the No. 28 safety in the nation and No. 14 recruit in the state by Rivals.com ... Ranked the No. 68 cornerback in the nation according to Scout.com ... Finished his senior year with 94 tackles and eight interceptions on defense, while catching 34 passes for 656 yards and eight touchdowns ... Helped lead team to a 12-2 record and the Class 6A Semifinals ... Coached in high school by John Grass.

PERSONAL: Son of Shellah Elston ... Full name is Trae Drakkar Elston ... Born: Feb. 16, 1994 ... General studies major ... Made U.M.A.A. Honor Roll for Spring 2015.


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      Friday, July 17, 2015 -

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      Friday, July 10, 2015 -

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    • Five Rebels Tabbed Preseason All-SEC in The Birmingham News

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