CARSON ASKINS
Tight End
2003 / 2005
Hemingway, SC
Biography
Askins was named All-Region in both 2000 and 2001 and earned All-State honors as a senior. He joined the team as a walk-on in 2003. He was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll that year, a feat he would repeat in 2004 and 2005. Askins won the Most Improved Tight End award at the conclusion of 2005 spring practice and went on to start five games that season. He had an 11-yard touchdown pass from Syvelle Newton in USCís 35-28 win over the Commodores in 2005 and also scored against Missouri in the bowl game that year. He is an attorney in Hemingway now.
Prior Schools
SchoolLocation
Johnsonville Johnsonville, SC

Roster Listings
YearRosterNumPosHtWtYrGmsGS
2003 Spring 2003 91 TE
2003 Alabama-Birmingham 2003 91 TE 6-3 210 RFr
2003 Final 2003 91 TE 6-3 210 RFr 0 0
2004 Spring 2004 91 TE 6-3 210 So
2004 Fall 2004 91 TE 6-3 210 So 0 0
2005 Fall 2005 83 TE 6-2 229 Jr 5 5
Depth Chart Appearances
DescriptionPositionRank
9/24/05 vs Troy Tight End 2nd String
10/1/05 vs Auburn Tight End Co-Starter
11/5/05 vs Arkansas Tight End Starter
Gamecock Archives Article Mentions
Article
Honors
AwardYear
2003 Academic All-SEC
2004 Academic All-SEC
2005 Spring Most Improved Tight End
Receiving
YearRecYdsAvgTD
2005 7 74 10.6 2
Tot 7 74 10.6 2
Receiving by QB
YearQBRec Throws Com% Yds 1D TD Success Rate
2005
Blake Mitchell 5 7 71.4 61 4 0 71.43
Antonio Heffner 1 2 50.0 2 0 0 0.00
Syvelle Newton 1 2 50.0 11 1 0 50.00
Success Rate and Adjusted Yds
Year Pass Plays Pass SR Pass SPP Rush Plays Rush SR Rush SPP Rec Plays Rec SR Rec SPP Tot SPP AdjYds
2005 0 0 0 0 11 54.55 50.309999999999995 50.309999999999995 47
Games Started
DateOpponentPosition
2005-10-22 Vanderbilt Tight End
2005-10-29 Tennessee Tight End
2005-11-12 Florida Tight End
2005-11-19 Clemson Tight End
2005-12-30 Missouri Tight End
Single Game Receiving Stats
SeasonGame DateOpponentRecYdsTD
2005 2005-09-24 Troy State 1 13 0
2005-10-01 Auburn 1 2 0
2005-10-22 Vanderbilt 2 24 1
2005-11-19 Clemson 2 15 0
2005-12-30 Missouri 1 20 1
Scoring Plays
DateOpponentQtrTimeUSCOppPlay
2005-10-22 Vanderbilt 3 07:27 14 14 Carson Askins, 11-yd pass from Syvelle Newton (Josh Brown kick)
2005-12-30 Missouri 1 07:11 21 0 Carson Askins, 20-yd pass from Blake Mitchell (Josh Brown kick)
Receptions
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
2005 2005-09-24 Troy State 1 10 TRO 28 Carson Askins, 13-yd pass from Blake Mitchell (Johnny Faulk)
2005 2005-10-01 Auburn 1 10 USC 28 Carson Askins, 2-yd pass from Antonio Heffner
2005 2005-10-22 Vanderbilt 1 10 USC 48 Carson Askins, 13-yd pass from Blake Mitchell (Moses Osemwegie)
2005 2005-10-22 Vanderbilt 2 10 VAN 11 Blake Mitchell pitches to Syvelle Newton who completes 11-yd pass to Carson Askins, touchdown
2005 2005-11-19 Clemson 2 9 USC 42 Carson Askins, 8-yd pass from Blake Mitchell (Jamaal Fudge)
2005 2005-11-19 Clemson 2 1 CLM 31 Carson Askins, 7-yd pass from Blake Mitchell (Duane Coleman)
2005 2005-12-30 Missouri 2 1 UMO 20 Carson Askins, 20-yd slant pass from Blake Mitchell, touchdown