Travis Jervey

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Travis Jervey
No. 32, 36
Position: Running Back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1972-05-05) May 5, 1972 (age 44)
Place of birth: Columbia, South Carolina
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 222 lb (101 kg)
Career information
College: The Citadel
NFL Draft: 1995 / Round: 5 / Pick: 170
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards: 503
Return yards: 843
Touchdowns: 2

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. As a member of the Packers, he defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XXXI. 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. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/1998/11/11/sports/football-packers-jervey-out-for-season.html -
  3. ^ Maxymuk, J. (2003). Packers by the Numbers: Jersey Numbers and the Players who Wore Them. Prairie Oak Press. p. 145. ISBN 9781879483903. Retrieved 2015-09-11. 
  4. ^ http://www.moultrienews.com/column/-09HISTORYPICS-