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Travis Brown
10  Travis Brown
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Overland Park, Kan.

High School:
Shawnee Mission West HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 215

Position:
P

Birthdate:
04/09/1979

Experience:
3L

2001 (Junior) - Saw action in four games as a punter... Split punting duties with Jared Brite and Mike Ronsick... Averaged a team-best 43.4 yards on 14 punts... Connected on four punts of 50 or more yards, including a season-best 62-yard punt at Oklahoma (9/29)... Placed three punts inside the 20-yard line... Went 2-for-3 in extra point attempts, all against New Mexico State (9/22)... Turned in a stellar punting performance against Oklahoma (9/29), averaging 44.6 yards on a career-high nine punts... Had three punts of 50 or more yards, including a season-best 62-yarder, and placed two inside the 20-yard line.

2000 (Sophomore) - Served as Wildcats' main punter in 2000 season... Averaged 38.5 yards on 51 punts for Wildcats... Had 15 of his 51 kicks pin opponents inside their own 20-yard line... Only allowed 24 punt returns for an average of 4.7 yards per opponent return... Longest punt of year was 65-yarder at Colorado (9/30)... Had career-high seven punts agaiinst Oklahoma (10/14)... Had a 58-yard punt against Iowa (8/26) in Eddie Robinson Classic... Finished with four kicks of 50 yards or more... Best average of season came with 45.2 yards on six attempts at Colorado (10/14)... Also had 45.0 averages vs. Iowa and Kansas (10/7).

1999 (Freshman) - Stepped in for injured place-kicker Jamie Rheem vs. UTEP in season's second game and made 1 of 2 field goals (36 yards) and all five PATs... Split punting duties with Mike Ronsick and had 21 punts for 36.4 average during the season... Three of his punts were 50+ yards, while eight were downed inside the 20-yard line... Averaged 47.7 yards on three punts vs. Utah State, including a 57-yarder into a strong wind... Booted career-long 58-yard punt in first game as a Wildcat vs. Temple on Sept. 11... Averaged 45.5 yards on two punts, including 55-yarder, in regular-season finale vs. Missouri.

1998 - Redshirt season.

Shawnee Mission West HS - Earned honorable mention All-Sunflower League honors as a sophomore, along with first-team honors as a kicker and second-team honors as a punter as a senior... Also lettered three times in track as a javelin thrower... First team All-Sunflower pick as a senior in football and track... High school coach was Steve Shelton.

Personal - Born April 9, 1979... Parents are Raymond and Pam Brown... Has aspirations to coach following his playing career ... Greatest sports thrills in high school were beating Blue Valley Northwest in the last regular-season game of his sophomore season and running a bad snap 25 yards for a first down... Mother, Pam, was a K-State Classy Cat (dance troupe) from 1967-69 ... Majoing in secondary education.

Bowl performances - Four punts for 154 yards, including a long punt of 51 yards, vs Washington in the 1999 Culligan Holiday Bowl... Four punts for 143 yards (35.8 avg) with a long of 38 yards in the 2001 Southwestern Bell Cotton Bowl... Three of his four punts were inside the Tennessee 20-yard line... averaged 47.5 yards on six kicks, including a 67-yard effort, in the 2001 Insight.com Bowl... Totaled 14 punts for 582 yards (41.6 avg) in three bowl appearances...

Career stats - Punting

G

No

Yds

Avg.

LP

TB

FC

50+

In20

1999

9

21

764

36.4

58

1

3

3

8

2000

13

51

1966

38.5

65

7

6

4

15

2001

4

14

607

43.4

62

3

0

4

3

Totals

26

86

3337

38.8

65

11

9

11

26

Career highs - Punts: 9 at Oklahoma (9/29/01); Long punt: 65 at Colorado (9/30/00); Best punting average: 47.7 (3-143) vs Utah State (10/16/99).

Career Stats - Kicking

G

0-19

20-29

30-39

40-49

50+

FG

PAT

Pts

1999

8

0-0

0-0

1-2

0-0

0-0

1-2

5-5

8

Career highs - Long FG: 36 vs. UTEP (9/18/99); Most PATs: 5-for-5 vs. UTEP (9/18/99); Consecutive PATs: 5 (current).

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