About Steelman: Veteran presence that controls the Army offense ... enters fourth season as the Black Knights' starter ... only Army player ever to rush for 2,000 yards and pass for 2,000 yards in their career ... named to preseason watch list for Davey O'Brien Award, presented to the nation's top quarterback ... had an Academy record 32-game starting streak snapped when he missed the Fordham game due to injury last season ... became first Army freshman to start season opener at quarterback in modern era (since 1944) ... 14 wins as starting quarterback list third all-time and rank as the most since Ronnie McAda (16; 1994-96) ... enters senior season 242 rushing yards and eight touchdowns shy of breaking Academy quarterback records ... ranks fifth on Army career total offense list with 4,128 yards ... ranks ninth on Army's all-time rushing list (2,072 yards) ... ranks fifth on Army's career rushing touchdowns ledger (28).
2011: Started all nine games he played in ... missed the first games of his career ... finished second on the team with 645 rushing yards and 132 carries ... led the squad with a career-high 12 rushing touchdowns ... passed for 424 yards and three touchdowns ... completed 24-of-45 passes (.533) ... averaged 71.7 rushing yards per game ... rushed for a career-high 157 yards on 21 attempts versus San Diego State ... averaged 7.5 yards per carry ... scored three rushing touchdowns opposite the Aztecs ... marked his third career multi-touchdown game, and his fourth career 100-yard rushing game ... rushing yardage total was the most by an Army quarterback since Myreon Williams ran for 161 yards against Louisville on Oct. 19, 1991 ... rushed for 108 yards and three touchdowns on a career-high 28 carries against Northwestern ... marked his fifth 100-yard rushing game of his career ... scored three rushing TDs in consecutive games ... marked his fourth career multi-touchdown game ... rushed for at least 100 yards in back-to-back games for the first time in his career ... rushed eight times for 54 yards and two touchdowns versus Tulane ... completed all three of his pass attempts for 70 yards and a touchdown ... connected with Davyd Brooks for a 40-yard score ... rushed 24 times for 99 yards and two touchdowns at Miami (Ohio) ... was 8-for-8 passing for a season-high 124 yards and a touchdown ... long pass of 45 yards matched career best .. started his 32nd straight game at Vanderbilt ... rushed nine times for 40 yards ... missed the Fordham, Air Force and Rutgers games due to injury ... returned to the starting lineup at Temple ... took two snaps before leaving with an injury ... rushed 12 times for 62 yards and a touchdown against Navy ... completed 4-of-6 passes for 77 yards and a touchdown versus the Mids.
2010: Listed with the starting unit in all 13 games ... first Army quarterback to start 13 games in one season ... led team with 197 carries and 11 rushing touchdowns ... second on squad with 721 rushing yards ... completed 71-of-133 passes for 995 yards ... seven passing touchdowns ... three interceptions ... 18 touchdowns responsible for ranked fifth on Army single-season ledger ... recorded three games with at least one rushing and one passing touchdown ... 1,716 yards of total offense ranked eighth on Academy record list ... first career 100-yard passing and rushing game against Rutgers ... rushed 27 times for 102 yards and a touchdown ... long run of 22 yards opposite Scarlet Knights ... scored on a three-yard run ... completed 8-of-14 passes for 115 yards ... long completion of 30 yards opposite the Scarlet Knights ... rushed for career-best four touchdowns and threw for another against Temple ... season-long run of 28 yards against Air Force ... threw first interception of the season opposite the Falcons ... Army was the last team in the country to throw an interception ... tied career high with two passing touchdowns against Navy ... completed 11-of-20 passes for 128 yards ... career-long 45-yard completion ... attempts and completions matched career standards ... connected with Malcolm Brown for both scores ... established career standard with two passing touchdowns at Duke ... threw scoring passes of 34 and 31 yards in the third quarter.
2009: Appeared in all 12 contests ... lined up beneath center for all 12 games ... first freshman to start season opener at quarterback for Army in modern era (since 1944) ... became 17th freshman to start a game at quarterback in Army history overall and first since Carson Williams in 2006 ... established Academy record for starts at quarterback by a freshman ... led team in rushing yards (706), rushing attempts (202) and rushing touchdowns (5) ... averaged 58.8 rushing yards per contest to rank 86th nationally ... completed 54 of 110 passes for 637 yards ... threw three touchdown passes and and two interceptions ... concluded season with 103.10 quarterback efficiency rating ... notched pair of 100-yard rushing games ... ran for at least 90 yards on four occasions ... topped 100 yards through air once ... topped 100 yards passing for first time to lead home win over VMI ... connected on 11 of 14 passes for 174 yards and one touchdown in that affair ... established career highs in both completions and passing yardage versus Keydets ... connected with Alejandro Villanueva on seven-yard touchdown aerial in first quarter ... added long completion of 34 yards later in game ... ... rushed for career-high 132 yards on 23 attempts to spearhead late-season defeat of North Texas ... long run of 55 yards helped set up game winning touchdown late in fourth quarter ... plunged into end zone from two yards out with just 1:43 remaining in game to deliver dramatic Army win ... registered first career 100-yard rushing performance during service academy showdown opposite Air Force ... carried 18 times for 102 yards ... ripped off 42-yard first quarter touchdown run versus Falcons ... garnered 97 yards rushing on career-high 25 attempts to aid home upset of Southeastern Conference foe Vanderbilt ... helped Army snap 12-game losing streak in season openers by leading Black Knights' to 27-14 victory in collegiate debut against Eastern Michigan ... ran for 20 yards in that outing ... completed 2 of 5 passes as well ... one of eight freshmen to earn varsity letter.
High School: Honorable mention all-state selection as a senior at Bowling Green High in Bowling Green, Ky. ... played for head coach Kevin Wallace ... four-year letterwinner, three-year starter ... directed teams that played in three consecutive state championship games ... team compiled 50-7 record during high school career ... squad won 36 of the 40 games he started at quarterback in that time ... guided offenses that ranked first (2007), second (2005) and fourth (2006) on school's all-time seasonal scoring lists ... first team all-conference performer as a senior ... honorable mention all-state choice as well ... named 2007 High School ZONE The Magazine area football most valuable player ... established school records in pass attempts, completions, completion percentage, passing yards and touchdown passes on season and career level ... completed 339 of 553 pass attempts for 5,663 yards during his high school career ... also registered 52 touchdown passes in that time ... closed high school career ranked 14th on school's career scoring list with 184 points ... connected on 188 of 285 passes (.660) for 2,955 yards during senior campaign ... tossed 24 touchdowns and 14 interceptions that season ... also rushed for 898 yards and 15 touchdowns on just 125 carries during final campaign ... averaged 7.1 yards per carry to highlight standout senior showing ... averaged 5.4 yards per carry across high school career ... rushed for 1,694 yards on 311 carries during tenure ... rushed for 30 touchdowns as well ... responsible for 82 touchdowns (rushing and passing) all told ... three-time all-district baseball player as well ... split time between pitcher's mound and center field on diamond ... Kentucky East-West all-star baseball game participant as a junior ... helped squad to regional championship that year ... National Honor Society member ... Renaissance Leadership club member as well.
Personal: Given name is Carson Trent Steelman ... parents' names are Bob and Trish Steelman ... father, Bob, lettered in football at Appalachian State University ... mother, Trish, has run in over 50 marathons ... sister, Whitney, lettered in soccer at Wofford College ... paternal grandfather, John Steelman, served in U.S. Air Force during World War II ... uncle, Tom Steelman, served in U.S. Army during Gulf War ... great-uncle, Peter Roberts, served as U.S. Counselor General to Venezuela during the Nixon administration ... also served as an interpreter at Nurenberg Trials during World War II in Germany ... Trent enjoys hunting and fishing in spare time ... majoring in Engineering Management.