Travis Raciti

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Travis Raciti
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Raciti with San Jose State
Free agent
Position:Defensive End
Personal information
Born: (1992-05-21) May 21, 1992 (age 27)
Antioch, California
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:305 lb (138 kg)
Career information
High school:Pleasant Hill (CA) College Park
College:San Jose State
Undrafted:2015
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Travis Santo Raciti (born May 21, 1992) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He played college football at San Jose State and was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2015.

Early life and college playing career[edit]

Raciti was born in Antioch, California and graduated from College Park High School in nearby Pleasant Hill in 2010.[1] At College Park, Raciti lettered in football. On the football team, Raciti was the long snapper in addition to five other positions, including tight end and defensive tackle. He was a second-team all-state selection in 2009.[1]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Travis Raciti
DE
Pleasant Hill, CA College Park HS 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Jan 17, 2010 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports:2/5 stars    ESPN:2/5 stars   ESPN grade: 69
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 113 (TE), 12 (CA TE), 76 (school)   247Sports: 217 (CA)  ESPN: 90 (TE), 241 (CA)
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "2010 San Jose St. Football Commitment List". Rivals.com. Retrieved June 28, 2015.
  • "2010 San Jose State Football Recruiting". Scout.com. Retrieved June 28, 2015.
  • "San José State Spartans 2010 Player Commits". ESPN.com. Retrieved June 28, 2015.
  • "Scout.com Team Recruiting Rankings". Scout.com. Retrieved June 28, 2015.
  • "2010 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved June 28, 2015.

Raciti was recruited as a tight end and defensive end prospect in Mike MacIntyre's first recruiting class at San Jose State University. After redshirting the 2010 season, Raciti immediately joined the starting defensive lineup. In 12 games in 2011, Raciti started 9 and had 26 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, and one quarterback sack. He also recovered two fumbles, and both recoveries led to offensive scoring afterwards.[1]

In 2012, the season San Jose State won the Military Bowl, Raciti started all 13 games and had 52 tackles, 13.0 tackles for loss, and 8.5 sacks. Raciti earned first-team All-Western Athletic Conference honors.[1]

As a junior in 2013, Raciti started 11 of 12 games. He led all linemen on the team, with 37 tackles, 4.0 tackles for loss, and 2.0 sacks. He also blocked two extra point kicks.[1]

Raciti, a three-time academic all-conference honoree (WAC in 2011 and 2012, MWC in 2013), completed his bachelor's degree in communication studies in May 2014.[2] Along with future NFL draft pick Akeem King, Raciti was one of eight graduate students on the 2014 San Jose State team.[3] Raciti started all 12 games of his senior season in 2014. With 72 tackles on the season, Raciti had the most tackles among all Mountain West Conference (MWC) defensive linemen. He also led San Jose State in tackles for loss (6.5) and sacks (3.0), defended one pass, and forced a fumble. Raciti was a second-team All-MWC selection.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 5 in
(1.96 m)
285 lb
(129 kg)
5.06 s 1.78 s 2.94 s 4.66 s 7.52 s 31.5 in
(0.80 m)
8 ft 10 in
(2.69 m)
28 reps
Measurables were taken at Pro Day.[4][5]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Raciti signed as an undrafted free agent with the Philadelphia Eagles on May 2, 2015.[6] He was released on September 5, 2015 and was signed to the Eagles practice squad on September 15, 2015.[7][8] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Eagles on January 4, 2016 but was released on May 5, 2016.[9]

Minnesota Vikings[edit]

Raciti was signed by the Minnesota Vikings on May 23, 2016.[10] On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Vikings as part of final roster cuts.[11]

Denver Broncos[edit]

On December 8, 2016, Raciti was signed to the Denver Broncos' practice squad.[12] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Broncos on January 2, 2017.[13] On April 5, 2017, he was waived by the Broncos.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Travis Raciti". San Jose State Spartans. Retrieved June 28, 2015.
  2. ^ "Travis Raciti Accepts East-West Shrine Game Invitation". San Jose State Spartans. December 4, 2014. Retrieved June 28, 2015.
  3. ^ http://www.sjsuspartans.com/sports/m-footbl/archive/sjsu-m-footbl-mtt-2014.html
  4. ^ http://www.nfl.com/draft/2015/profiles/travis-raciti?id=2552287
  5. ^ http://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/dsprofile.php?pyid=111527&draftyear=2015&genpos=DT
  6. ^ Shorr-Parks, Elliot (May 3, 2015). "What undrafted free agent rookies did the Eagles sign? Here is the complete list". NJ.com. Retrieved June 28, 2015.
  7. ^ Gowton, Brandon Lee (September 5, 2015). "Philadelphia Eagles Roster Cuts 2015: Team officially trims down to 52 players". BleedingGreenNation.com. Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  8. ^ Gowton, Brandon Lee (September 15, 2015). "Eagles make three practice squad moves by signing two players and releasing one". BleedingGreenNation.com. Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  9. ^ Gowton, Brandon Lee (May 5, 2016). "Philadelphia Eagles release two more players". BleedingGreenNation.com. Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  10. ^ "Vikings Sign Former Eagles DT Travis Raciti". Vikings.com. May 23, 2016. Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  11. ^ "Vikings Announce Roster Moves, Set 53-Man Roster". Vikings.com. September 3, 2016.
  12. ^ "Broncos Sign DT Travis Raciti To Practice Squad". December 8, 2016.
  13. ^ "Broncos sign 11 players to future contracts". DenverBroncos.com. January 2, 2017.
  14. ^ "Travis Raciti: Waived by Denver". CBSSports.com. April 5, 2017.

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