Travon Van

Travon Van

Player Profile


San Diego, Calif.

High School:

Last College:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 195

Running Back/Returner




Offense has breakout evening in final scrimmage of spring drills

Six different players score touchdowns as the offense racks up 465 yards on a beautiful night in WGS


A look at practice No. 13 as Griz prepare for their final scrimmage

Former Griz QBs Dickenson and Edwards to speak, 2013 team captains to be announced


A review of Griz spring football practice No. 12

Final scrimmage slated for Friday, April 19; former Griz QBs Dickenson and Edwards will be on hand


Grizzly Football Profile: Meet junior running back Travon Van

Van was a four-star recruit out of high school/transferred to UM so he could remain on offense


Defense leads the way in the Grizzlies' annual Spring Game in Ronan

Griz D grabs four interceptions & has seven sacks/Canada paces the offense with 109 yards rushing


Montana vs. Coastal Carolina (12/7/13)

Montana vs. Coastal Carolina (12/7/13)


Montana vs. Montana State (11/23/13)

Montana vs. Montana State (11/23/13)


Montana vs. Eastern Washington (10/25/13)

Montana vs. Eastern Washington (10/25/13)


Montana vs. Portland State (10/5/13)

Montana vs. Portland State (10/5/13)


Montana vs. Oklahoma Panhandle State (9/21/13)

Montana vs. Oklahoma Panhandle State (9/21/13)


MONTANA: Travon (pronounced: trey-vonn) is an explosive player, and he and fellow-senior Jordan Canada give the Griz one of the most dynamic one-two punches at running back at the FCS level.

2013: He was the Grizzlies' second leading rusher with 523 yards for six touchdowns. He played in 11 games (he missed the Sacramento State and South Dakota games due to an injury).

MARSHALL: He was the second leading rusher for Marshall as a redshirt freshman in 2011, when he rushed 143 times for 551 yards and three touchdowns, and was named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team, playing in all 13 games with two starts. He also caught 21 passes for 171 yards. After three games in the 2012 season he led the Herd with 93 yards on 39 carries, but was moved then to defense, which led to his transfer to Montana. His head coach at Marshall was Doc Holliday. He had 17 carries for 114 yards and a 69-yard touchdown run at Tulsa. He caught six passes for 68 yards in a 34-27 overtime win at East Carolina.

HIGH SCHOOL: He rushed for 1,237 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior at Helix High School in San Diego before attending the Milford (N.Y.) Academy. He was rated a four-star recruit by several recruiting services and originally signed with the University of Florida. He also had offers from West Virginia, USC, Miami (Fla.), to name a few. He also lettered in track and field and baseball in high school.

CAREER HIGHS: He had 136 yards rushing against Portland State last season. His other 100-yard rushing game was 118 in the 2013 opener at home against Appalachian State, when he had a career-high 20 carries. He scored a touchdown in six different games a year ago. He had a career-high three catches at UC Davis last year. He had a 70-yard TD reception at North Dakota a year ago.

PERSONAL: His major is sociology. Birth date: May 6, 1991. Travon's parents are Willie and Janette Van of San Diego.

RUSHING STATS------------------------------------RECEIVING STATS

Year---G/S---Att.---Net Yds.-Avg.=TD---LG------Rec.---Yds.-Avg.=TD---LG


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