7  Travon Van
Travon Van
RS Sophomore

San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Helix/Milford Academy

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 193



Taliaferro Makes Most of Backfield Opportunity

The Word on the Herd-Nov. 21, 2012


Postgame Notes

Marshall 59, Southern Miss 24


Herd Running Backs No `Average' Freshmen

The Word on the Herd-October 19, 2012


Quotes from Doc Holliday's Oct. 16 Press Conference

USM week quotes below


Postgame Notes

Tulsa 45, Marshall 38


Marshall vs. No. 11 West Virginia

Marshall vs. No. 11 West Virginia


Marshall vs. FIU - 12/20/11

AP photos from today's game


Marshall 6, UCF 16 - AP Photos

Rashad Jackson scored on a fumble recovery for Marshall's lone touchdown.

R-FRESHMAN SEASON (2011): Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team...Carried the ball 143 times for 551 yards and three scores...Had a season-high 17 carries for 114 yards and a 69-yard touchdown run at Tulsa...Caught 21 passes for 171 yards...Snared six passes for 68 yards in the win over East Carolina, including a 24-yarder that set up the game-winning touchdown in overtime.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2010): Redshirted.

Prior to Marshall: Played for Bill Chaplick at Milford Academy Prep (N.Y.) and for Tony Starr at Helix High (Ca.)... Rushed for 1,237 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior at Helix High before attending Milford Academy...Rated as a four-star recruit by several recruiting services...Signed with the University of Florida last year before enrolling at Marshall....Went to the same high school as Reggie Bush...Rated as a four-star player by ESPNU... Other Offers: Florida, WVU, USC, Miami (Fla.), and numerous others.