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Trey Benton III

Events: Bull Riding
Born: 10/17/1991 Rock Island, Texas
Joined PRCA: 2012
PRCA Career Earnings: $1,054,185.00
World Titles Won: 0
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 6 (2012-14, 2017-19)
Current Residence: Rock Island, Texas

2019 world standings place: 8th
2019 Wrangler NFR standings place: 9th
2019 Wrangler NFR earnings: $64,718
2019 earnings: $186,995
Education: Wharton County Junior College (Wharton, Texas)

2020 Highlights

• Won the Fort Bend County Fair & Rodeo (Rosenberg, Texas) 
Career Highlights
• 2019: Finished eighth in the world standings with $186,995. He placed in three rounds at the Wrangler NFR, finishing ninth in the average after earning $64,718. Won the San Antonio (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo Xtreme Bulls, the Fort Bend County Fair & Rodeo (Rosenberg, Texas), the Red Bluff (Calif.) Round-Up, the Dodge City (Kan.) Roundup Xtreme Bulls and the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo (Abilene, Kan.). Co-champion at the Walla Walla (Wash.) Frontier Days 
• 2018: Won Round 1 and placed in two rounds to rank 11th in the average with 170 points on two head at the Wrangler NFR. Won the San Angelo (Texas) Rodeo and the Dixie Roundup (St. George, Utah). Co-champion at the Arcadia All-Fla Championship Rodeo and the Mineral Wells (Texas) Rodeo
• 2017: Finished second in the world standings with $322,208. Won Rounds 1, 4, 6, and 9 at the Wrangler NFR to rank third in the average with 530.5 points on six head. Won California Rodeo Salinas, the San Angelo (Texas) Rodeo, the Reno (Nev.) Rodeo Xtreme Bulls, the Lawton (Okla.) Rangers Rodeo, the Red Bluff (Calif.) Round-Up, the Hugo (Okla.) PRCA Rodeo, the Industry (Calif.) Hills Charity Pro Rodeo, the Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Sioux Falls, S.D.), the all-around and bull riding at the Mineral Wells (Texas) Rodeo and the all-around at Rodeo Killeen (Texas)
• 2016: Finished 70th in the world standings with $14,976. Won the State Fair of Louisiana (Shreveport) Pro Rodeo
• 2015: Won the Oakley (Utah) Independence Day Rodeo and the Molalla (Ore.) Buckaroo Rodeo. Finished 98th in the world standings with $11,095
• 2014: Placed in three rounds of the Wrangler NFR, including a second-place result in Round 3. Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge Finale (Omaha, Neb.), Sheridan (Wyo.) WYO Rodeo, West of the Pecos (Texas) Rodeo, Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup, Gladewater (Texas) Round-Up Division 2 Xtreme Bulls, and the Rodeo de Santa Fe (N.M.). Finished third in the world standings with $164,471
• 2013: Won Round 5 of the Wrangler NFR with a 90.5-point ride on Andrews Rodeo's Gun and Juice; finished 13th in the world standings with $91,959. Won California Rodeo Salinas and the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo; co-champion at the World's Oldest Rodeo (Prescott, Ariz.)
• 2012: Placed in two rounds of his Wrangler NFR debut and finished ninth in the world standings. Won the Red Bluff (Calif.) Round-Up; the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.); the Dodge City (Kan.) Round-Up; the Rooftop Rodeo (Estes Park, Colo.) with a 91-point ride on D&H Cattle's No. 72; the Guadalupe County Fair and Rodeo (Seguin, Texas); the Rio Grande Livestock Show & Rodeo (Mercedes, Texas); the SW Districk Fat Stock Show & Rodeo (Lake Charles, La.) and the Crossett (Ark.) Riding Club PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the Sikeston (Mo.) Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo and the Eagle (Colo.) County Fair & Rodeo

PRCA Resistol Bull Riding Rookie of the Year, 2012

Qualified for the National High School Finals Rodeo twice, once as a tie-down roper and once as a bull rider

5-8, 140 … Single … Father, Tom, is a chemical engineer and mother, Johnna, is an elementary school teacher … Sister, Haley; brother, Connor … Started riding calves at age 8 and rode his first bull at 14 … Favorite rodeo is Austin, Texas …  Likes to work on his father’s ranch in his spare time … Favorite musical group is Cross Canadian Ragweed … Favorite athlete is Tim Tebow … Likes the TV show "Nitro Circus" and the movie "Project X" … Likes to go to the lake and wakeboard with friends
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