Travon Bellamy

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Travon Bellamy
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Bellamy at Redskins training camp in 2012
No. 35, 40
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-01-11) January 11, 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth: Washington, D.C.
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
College: Illinois
Undrafted: 2011
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Travon Garrett Bellamy (born January 11, 1988)[1] is a former American football cornerback. He was signed by the St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football for the University of Illinois.

He was also a member of the Chicago Rush and Washington Redskins.

Early years[edit]

Bellamy attended Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt, Maryland, where he played football. He graduated from Eleanor Roosevelt in 2006.[2]

College career[edit]

Bellamy attended the University of Illinois. He played cornerback for the Illinois from 2006 to 2010. In his senior year, Bellamy started 12 of 13 games. During the 2010 season, he recorded 70 tackles, third-most on the team, and six pass breakups.[3]

Professional career[edit]

St. Louis Rams[edit]

On July 30, 2011, Bellamy signed with the St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent.[4] The Rams waived Bellamy on August 3, 2011.

Chicago Rush[edit]

Bellamy was assigned to the Chicago Rush on October 5, 2011. He was exempted by the Rush on December 1, 2011.[5]

Washington Redskins[edit]

On November 29, 2011, Bellamy was signed to the practice squad of the Washington Redskins.[6]

On January 3, 2012, Bellamy signed a futures contract with the Redskins.[7] He was released on August 31, 2012 for final cuts before the start of the 2012 season.[8]

Personal[edit]

Bellamy is a cousin of ESPN PTI personality and longtime Washington Post sports columnist, Michael Wilbon.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Washington Redskins Bio
  2. ^ Wang, Gene (July 28, 2012). "Washington Redskins hopeful Travon Bellamy seeks to catch on close to home". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved 2012-08-25. 
  3. ^ Zanitz, Matt (2011-11-29). "Update: Former Roosevelt Star Bellamy on Being A Redskin". Greenbelt.Patch.com. Retrieved February 21, 2012. 
  4. ^ Zanitz, Matt (2011-07-30). "Former Roosevelt Player Signs with St. Louis Rams". Greenbelt.Patch.com. Retrieved January 7, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Historical Team Transactions". arenafan.com. Retrieved July 28, 2016. 
  6. ^ Fitzgerald, Gary (2012-01-04). "Crompton Among Four Signed to Roster". Redskins.com. Retrieved January 7, 2012. 
  7. ^ Jones, Mike (2012-01-03). "Redskins sign four players to futures contracts". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved January 7, 2012. 
  8. ^ Jones, Mike (August 31, 2012). "Redskins' cutdown day begins". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved 2012-08-31. 
  9. ^ Jones, Kevin (2012-08-03). "Family Connection: Redskins Player Is Michael Wilbon's Cousin". USA9.com. Retrieved August 3, 2012. 

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