Travis Homer

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Travis Homer
No. 25 – Seattle Seahawks
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1998-08-07) August 7, 1998 (age 22)
West Palm Beach, Florida
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight:202 lb (92 kg)
Career information
High school:Oxbridge Academy (West Palm Beach, Florida)
College:Miami
NFL Draft:2019 / Round: 6 / Pick: 204
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second team All-ACC (2017)
Career NFL statistics as of 2020
Rushing yards:202
Rushing average:4.7
Rushing touchdowns:0
Receptions:20
Receiving yards:146
Receiving touchdowns:1
Return yards:400
Player stats at NFL.com

Travis Homer (born August 7, 1998) is an American football running back for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Miami.

Early years[edit]

Homer attended Oxbridge Academy in West Palm Beach, Florida. During his high school football career, he had over 3,200 rushing yards and 50 total touchdowns. He committed to the University of Miami to play college football.[1][2]

College career[edit]

As a true freshman at Miami in 2016, Homer played in 12 games, rushing for 44 yards on seven carries.[3] As a sophomore in 2017, he appeared in 13 games and started the final nine. He finished the season with 966 rushing yards on 163 carries with eight touchdowns.[4] As a junior in 2018, he had 164 carries for 985 yards and four touchdowns. After the season, he entered the 2019 NFL Draft.[5][6]

Collegiate statistics[edit]

Travis Homer Rushing Receiving
Year School Conf Class Pos G Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD
2016 Miami (FL) ACC FR RB 7 7 44 6.3 0 0 0 0.0 0
2017 Miami (FL) ACC SO RB 13 163 966 5.9 8 18 219 12.2 1
2018 Miami (FL) ACC JR RB 13 164 985 6.0 4 19 186 9.8 0
Career Miami (FL) 33 334 1,995 6.0 12 37 405 10.9 1

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
5 ft 10+38 in
(1.79 m)
201 lb
(91 kg)
31+12 in
(0.80 m)
10 in
(0.25 m)
4.48 s 4.31 s 7.07 s 39.5 in
(1.00 m)
10 ft 10 in
(3.30 m)
17 reps
All values from NFL Combine[7]

Homer was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the sixth round (204th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft.[8] His first career carry came on December 2, 2019, during Monday Night Football against the Minnesota Vikings, where he was snapped the ball on a fake punt and ran 29 yards for a first down.[9] Homer made his first career start in Week 17 against the San Francisco 49ers after starting running backs Chris Carson and Rashaad Penny suffered season ending injuries during the previous two games. During the game, Homer rushed 10 times for 62 yards and caught five passes for 30 yards in the 26–21 loss. [10]

Homer entered the 2020 season third on the running back depth chart. He was placed on injured reserve on December 19, 2020.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clark, Ryan S. (May 31, 2015). "'Canes get commitment from Oxbridge RB Travis Homer". Sun-Sentinel.com. Retrieved January 23, 2020.
  2. ^ Furones, David (June 30, 2015). "UM commit Travis Homer excited about opportunity with Hurricanes - High School Sports Blog". Miami Herald. Retrieved January 23, 2020.
  3. ^ Richardson, Shandel (March 31, 2017). "Hurricanes sophomore Travis Homer favorite for backup RB". Sun-Sentinel.com. Retrieved January 23, 2020.
  4. ^ Elman, Jake (December 28, 2017). "Ex-Oxbridge star Travis Homer quietly helped save Hurricanes' season". The Palm Beach Post. Retrieved January 23, 2020.
  5. ^ McPherson, Jordan (December 30, 2018). "Not long after Richt announces retirement, UM's top running back declares for NFL Draft". Miami Herald. Retrieved January 23, 2020.
  6. ^ Furones, David (December 30, 2018). "Miami Hurricanes running back Travis Homer goes pro, signs with agent". Sun-Sentinel.com. Retrieved January 23, 2020.
  7. ^ "Travis Homer Combine Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved August 28, 2019.
  8. ^ Boyle, John (April 27, 2019). "Seahawks Select Miami Running Back Travis Homer No. 204 Overall In 2019 NFL Draft". Seahawks.com.
  9. ^ "Minnesota Vikings at Seattle Seahawks - December 2nd, 2019". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved January 23, 2020.
  10. ^ "49ers win NFC West, No. 1 seed with 26-21 win over Seahawks". www.espn.com. Associated Press. December 29, 2019. Retrieved December 29, 2019.
  11. ^ Boyle, John (December 19, 2020). "Seahawks Activate RB Rashaad Penny & DE Damontre Moore". Seahawks.com.

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