The Dallas Jackals obtained Asa Carter and Campbell Robinson from Austin Gilgronis in exchange for an International Slot for the remaining 2022 season (except against Dallas), and receive 2022 salary cap considerations and Austin’s second-round 2022 MLR Collegiate draft choice.
Austin Gilgronis originally signed Asa Carter for the 2022 Major League Rugby season after being drafted 20th overall in the MLR 2021 Collegiate draft. The 22-year-old flanker (23 in another week) is 6’4″ and 245lbs. He played with the Austin Gilgronis Academy Team, the Outlaws, in Fall 2021, and during the 2022 MLR preseason and was on the matchday squad during the regular season.
Asa is from Tulsa, Oklahoma, and attended Union High School, where he. played football from 2014 to 2017 as a defensive end and tight end.
He played rugby with Tulsa RFC and played USA age-grade rugby with the Under 16s, and with the Under-18s, gaining a European Championship in France in 2017, earning High School All-American honors. In 2019 he played in the USA Under-20s World Rugby U20 Trophy qualifier won by Canada.
Asa attended Arkansas State University and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering.