Travis Jervey

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Travis Jervey
No. 32, 36
Date of birth: (1972-05-05) May 5, 1972 (age 42)
Place of birth: Columbia, South Carolina
Career information
Position(s): Running Back
College: The Citadel
NFL Draft: 1995 / Round: 5 / Pick 170
Organizations
As player:
1995-1998
1999-2000
2001-2003
Green Bay Packers
San Francisco 49ers
Atlanta Falcons
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls:

1997

super bowl champion (1996)
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Travis Richard Jervey (born May 5, 1972 in Columbia, South Carolina[1]) is a former American football tailback. He played for the Green Bay Packers, San Francisco 49ers, and Atlanta Falcons. He played his college football at The Citadel. He played his high school football career at Wando High School in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.

In 1997, he was the first Packers' player to make the Pro Bowl for his play on kick coverage.

Travis Jervey is perhaps best known for his 1998 season with the Green Bay Packers, in which he started a career high 5 games before suffering a season ending broken ankle on Monday Night Football [2]

In 1999, he signed a 4-year free agent contract with the 49ers worth $6 million.[3]

Personal[edit]

While playing for the Packers, he lived with teammate LeShon Johnson in Green Bay, WI. The two owned a pet lion named Nala, which they purchased from a Dallas pet store for $900.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/nfl/players/3251/
  2. ^ http://www.nytimes.com/1998/11/11/sports/football-packers-jervey-out-for-season.html -
  3. ^ http://books.google.com/books?id=m9o2_k8zu4QC&pg=PA145&lpg=PA145&dq=travis+jervey+lion&source=bl&ots=JNTNzA0hiR&sig=6zdgt8onF9iLofjn2knAqZD1XAI&hl=en&ei=L2mESsX3PJK4Na3ruMkE&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3#v=onepage&q=travis%20jervey%20lion&f=false
  4. ^ http://www.moultrienews.com/column/-09HISTORYPICS-