CAREER HONORS 2013 -- Honorable Mention All-Big 12 (Coaches)
A big, physical defensive lineman who made an immediate impact as he played as a true freshman before starting every game as a sophomore in 2013... Has four career blocked kicks to tie for second in school history... Voted a player representative for the 2014 season.
2013 (Click Here for Game-by-Game Statistics): Earned Honorable Mention All-Big 12 honors from the league's coaches as he made 37 tackles from his defensive tackle position, including 6.5 for a loss and three sacks, while batting away four passes... Tallied four blocked kicks (UMass, Oklahoma State, West Virginia, Texas Tech) to tie for second in school history and lead the nation... Tallied a blocked field goal at Oklahoma State which was returned 65 yards for a touchdown by Kip Daily... Set a career high with five tackles against Baylor, while he had a career-best four solo stops against TCU.
2012 (Click Here for Game-by-Game Statistics): Played in 11 games and totaled six tackles, including two for a loss... Had his best game as a freshman in K-State's win against Oklahoma State when he made one tackle for a three yard loss, forced a fumble and batted down a pass.
HIGH SCHOOL: Rated the No. 20 player in the state of Missouri by Rivals.com... A 2011 first team all-state pick by the Missouri Coaches Association and Missouri Sports Writers Association... A 2011 Kansas City Star All-Metro First Team pick... Recorded 70 tackles and seven sacks as a senior... Collected 99 tackles and three sacks as a junior... Totaled 214 career tackles in three seasons... A two-time All-Missouri River Valley pick... A MaxPrep Second Team All-American and Missouri Class 4 Defensive MVP in 2011... Took fourth in the state in wrestling as a heavyweight in 2011... Accumulated a 3.3 GPA.
PERSONAL: Travis Wayne Britz was born January 26, 1994, in Kansas City, Mo... Son of Thomas and Janice Britz... Has two siblings, Jared and Jamie... Majoring in construction science and management.