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Damarius Travis
Damarius  Travis

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Pensacola, Fla.

High School:
Pensacola HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215

Position:
DB

Experience:
3 Letters

Master's:
Human Resource Development


07/25/2016

Gophers Tackle B1G Media Days

Minnesota represented by Tracy Claeys, Mitch Leidner, Jack Lynn and Damarius Travis

06/15/2016

Six Gophers Honored By Athlon

Jonah Pirsig, Brandon Lingen, Shannon Brooks, Damarius Travis, Jack Lynn and Ryan Santoso named preseason All-Big Ten by Athlon

04/21/2016

Gopher R.E.P.S.: Financial Planning

The Minnesota football team met with financial planners last week to help prepare them for college life and life after football

04/01/2016

Gopher Football Weekly To Air On April 5

Five guests will appear on show to preview Minnesota's spring game on April 9

03/03/2016

Spring Preview: Defensive Backs

Gophers lose three starters, but return a ton of talent

09/28/2014

Gophers Claim Little Brown Jug

Minnesota defeated Michigan, 30-14, to claim the Little Brown Jug.

09/20/2014

Gophers Beat San Jose State

David Cobb and Chris Streveler each rushed for over 150 yards as Minnesota beat San Jose State, 24-7.

10/11/2014

Football vs Northwestern 10.11.14

Football vs Northwestern 10.11.14

10/19/2013

Minnesota @ Northwestern

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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 is using 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 • has already earned his degree in sport management • working on a certificate program in human resource development.

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