Travis Timmons

Travis Timmons


Gainesville, Fla.

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Height / Weight:
6-4 / 297

Defensive Tackle

CAREER: Amassed a total of 51 tackles, 9.5 for a loss and 3.5 sacks...Saw playing time in 45 games as a Knight.

SENIOR SEASON (2009): Played in 12 games for the Knights, starting twelve times at defensive tackle...Earned 14 total tackles...Posted his season high at East Carolina (Sept. 26) with three tackles with two for a loss, a sack, and a forced fumble...Played in the St. Petersburg Bowl vs. Rutgers (Dec. 19) making a tackle.

JUNIOR SEASON (2008): Saw action in 11 games for the Knights, starting seven times ... Recovered his first career fumble vs. South Carolina State (Aug. 30) ... Totaled three tackles and a tackle for loss vs. USF (Sept. 6) ... Made a tackle and had a QB hurry vs. UTEP (Sept. 27) ... Put immense pressure on the O-line vs. Miami (Oct. 11) tallying three tackles, a tackle for loss and forcing a fumble ... Amassed three tackles vs. UAB (Nov. 29).

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007): Appeared in all 14 games, including three starts as part of the Knights' defensive line rotation ... Registered three tackles and a sack in the win at NC State (Sept. 1) ... Posted four takedowns vs. Texas (Sept. 15) ... Saw time against Memphis (Sept. 22) and vs. Louisiana (Sept. 29) ... Blocked a punt at East Carolina in the third quarter, and also had one tackle (Oct. 6) ... Earned a tackle at USF (Oct. 13) and vs. Tulsa (Oct. 20) ... Appeared in the victory over Southern Miss (Oct. 28) ... Notched a tackle and a pass break-up in the win vs. Marshall (Nov. 3) ... Connected on a pair of tackles, including one for a loss of eight yards, and forced a fumble in the victory at UAB (Nov. 10) ... Picked up three tackles at SMU (Nov. 17), highlighted by 1.5 tackles for a loss and an assist on a QB sack ... Had a tackle against UTEP (Nov. 24) ... Part of rotation at defensive tackle in C-USA Championship Game victory vs. Tulsa (Dec. 1) and vs. Mississippi State in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl (Dec. 29).

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006): Appeared in eight games at defensive tackle ... Had two tackles in the season-opener vs. Villanova (Sept. 2) ... Only UCF defensive lineman to intercept a pass during the season, doing so in his hometown of Gainesville vs. Florida (Sept. 9) ... Registered a solo tackle at Rice (Oct. 21) ... Recorded a season-high three stops at Tulane (Nov. 18), including his first-career sack and another tackle for a loss.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at Buchholz High School for head coach Jay Godwin ... FSWA Class 5A First-Team All-State defense as a senior ... Second-team all-state selection following his junior season ... Three-star recruit according to Rivals.com ... Listed as the 91st-best prospect in the state in Rivals.com preseason Florida top 100 ... No. 69 prospect in the state of Florida according to the Orlando Sentinel ... Two-time all-area and all-conference honoree ... 68 tackles and six sacks in 2005, including 14 tackles for loss and two fumble recoveries ... Caught 12 passes for 148 yards and a touchdown on offense ... Three-sport athlete in high school who also lettered three years in basketball and one year in track.

PERSONAL: Timmons is the son of Arthur Timmons and Arvorla Neal ... Majoring in Health Services Administration.

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