The senior wide receiver/punt returner has started 19 games and appeared in 39 games over three seasons.
As a junior last season, Natson was named first-team All-Mountain West as a punt returner after returning two punts for touchdowns and averaging 11.7 yards per return.
The 5'7,'' 151-pounder was was an all-conference honorable mention as a wide receiver after catching 51 passes for 504 yards and two touchdowns. Natson also recorded 498 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 50 carries.
“We are extremely disappointed anytime we have to make a decision regarding the future of one of our student-athletes,” Aggies coach Matt Wells said in a news release. “We will continue to support JoJo as he moves forward in his career.”
Utah State, which went 10–4 last season, opens its 2015 campaign on Sept. 3 against Southern Utah.