Minnesota's four captains for the 2016 season will be Mitch Leidner, Damarius Travis, Jack Lynn and Brandon Lingen
When Damarius Travis isn't on the football field, he quenches his competitive thirst in the bowling alley.
Senior core returns for 2015 campaign
The Gopher football team wrapped up 2015 spring practice with its annual Spring Game
Minnesota hosts UNLV at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29
2015: Started against TCU and made 10 tackles • missed the rest of the season with an injury • received a medical hardship waiver from the NCAA and was granted one more year of eligibility, which he can use during the 2016-17 season.
2014 • JUNIOR SEASON: Started seven of 13 games played • made 61 tackles, including 3.5 for a loss • broke up five passes • recorded two interceptions, forced one fumble and recovered one fumble. Game-by-Game: Broke up one pass against Eastern Illinois • made three tackles against Middle Tennessee • made three tackles, including one tackle-for-loss, and broke up one pass at TCU • tallied four tackles, one interception and .5 tackle-for-loss against San Jose State • broke up two passes and made one tackle at Michigan • made five tackles, broke up one pass and made one interception for the final play of the game against Northwestern • tallied seven tackles, including one for a loss, against Purdue • recorded three tackles (one tackle-for-loss) at Illinois • made five tackles against Iowa • notched seven tackles against Ohio State • made eight tackles and returned a fumble 24 yards at Nebraska • second on the team with a season-high 10 tackles at Wisconsin • made five tackles against Missouri.
2013 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in 13 games and started two • made 28 tackles and broke up four passes. Game-by-Game: Made two tackles against UNLV • recorded three tackles at New Mexico State • started against Western Illinois and recorded one pass breakup and two tackles • registered two tackles against San Jose State • saw action against Iowa • made one solo tackle at Michigan • started at safety at Northwestern, where he made three tackles and broke up two passes • recorded one tackle and broke up one pass against Nebraska • made four tackles at Indiana and three tackles against Penn State • registered four tackles against Wisconsin • made two tackles at Michigan State and against Syracuse.
2012 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in all 13 games and made eight tackles. Game-by-Game: Made his Minnesota and collegiate debut at UNLV • recorded his first career tackle in a win against Syracuse • had three tackles at Wisconsin • made one tackle vs. Michigan and one at Nebraska • notched two tackles vs. Texas Tech.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Pensacola High School • led team to a 9-3 record, a district championship and a regional semifinal game as a senior • named second-team Florida Class 6A all-state • earned all-area honors • coached by Mike Bennett.
PERSONAL: Born April 19, 1994 • son of Gregory and Catherine Travis.
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