Travis Kelce Bio – Wiki
Travis Michael Kelce is an American football tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Chiefs in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Cincinnati. He is a four-time Pro Bowler, three-time All-Pro.
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Travis Kelce Age
He is 30 years old
Travis Michael Kelce was born on October 5, 1989, in Westlake, Ohio. He attended Cleveland Heights High School in his hometown of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, where he was a three-sport athlete in football, basketball, and baseball. Excelling at football, he was a three-year letter winner at quarterback for the Tigers, and recognized with All-Lake Erie League honors after totaling 2,539 yards of total offense as a senior. He collected 1,016 yards rushing, including 10 touchdowns and 1,523 passing yards on 103-of-198 attempts, with 21 scores and eight interceptions in 2007.
Considered a two-star recruit by Rivals.com, Kelce accepted a scholarship offer from the University of Cincinnati over offers from Akron, Eastern Michigan, and Miami. He joined his brother, Jason Kelce, who was the starting left guard for the Bearcats. After redshirting in 2008, he appeared in 11 games, playing at tight end and quarterback out of the Wildcat formation. He tallied eight rushes for 47 yards and two touchdowns along with one reception for three yards in 2009. The following season, he did not play due to a violation of team rules. After serving a one-year suspension, Kelce was back with the team to start the 2011 season. For the season, he saw action in games as a tight end and recorded 13 catches totaling 150 yards and two touchdowns. In his last collegiate season, he set personal career highs in receptions (45), receiving yards (722), yards per receptions (16.0), and receiving touchdowns (8), he also earned first-team all-conference honors. In March 2012, Kelce was named winner of the College Football Performance Awards Tight End of the Year.
Kelce is the younger brother of Jason Kelce, center for the Philadelphia Eagles. Kelce starred in the E! Entertainment Television dating show Catching Kelce in January 2016. The winner picked by Kelce was Maya Benberry, and they started dating after the show ended in April 2016. In January 2017, Benberry confirmed that they have broken up. In May 2017, Kelce was confirmed to be in a relationship with entertainment reporter Kayla Nicole.
Travis Kelce made NFL history
Travis Kelce made NFL history in Week 15 as he reached 1,000 receiving yards for the fourth straight season.
The Kansas City Chiefs tight end made it to the milestone thanks to an 11-yard pass from quarterback Patrick Mahomes during the first half of Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos.
A third-round pick by the Chiefs in 2013, Kelce is the first player at his position to achieve four successive 1,000-yard campaigns.