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Travis Jay

Travis Jay - Football - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

Defensive Back
Redshirt Freshman
Greenville, Fla.
high school
Madison County


Appeared in six games with two starts and recorded 26 tackles, one interception and one forced fumble…also gained 229 yards on 10 kickoff returns and 20 yards on two punt returns…kickoff return average of 22.9 yards per return in ACC games was third-highest average in conference play…Seminole Scholar…recorded career-high seven tackles, six solo, one forced fumble and 21-yard kickoff return at No. 12 Miami…returned to action in 31-28 victory vs. No. 5 North Carolina and tied career high with seven tackles…grabbed first collegiate interception, made three tackles and had 25-yard kickoff return in 56-35 win vs. Duke…recorded career-high 112 all-purpose yards, including 108 yards on five kickoff returns and four-yard punt return, in addition to six tackles at North Carolina State…returned three kickoffs for 75 yards, including two 31-yard returns, and one punt for 16 yards and made solo stop in season opener vs. Georgia Tech…first Seminole since 2015 with multiple 30-yard kickoff returns in single game…had two tackles at Louisville.


Worked with FSU’s scout team while redshirting.


Explosive athlete rated as consensus four-star defensive back…ranked as No. 14 cornerback in the country by ESPN and 17th at the position by 247Sports…played in 2019 Under Armour All-America Game…ironman athlete that lined up in defensive backfield and at quarterback his senior season at Madison County…finished high school career 38-2 and part of back-to-back 1A state championships his junior and senior seasons…as a senior, posted 44 tackles, 4.0 tackles for loss, four interceptions and 15 pass deflections in the defensive backfield…while playing quarterback his senior season, was 1,300-yard passer and 1,000-yard rusher with 33 total touchdowns…as a junior totaled 59 tackles and eight interceptions, returning two for touchdowns…named to Class 1A all-state team and first-team All-Big Bend as defensive back…as a sophomore totaled 46 tackles and eight interceptions…lettered each year in basketball…helped lead Cowboys to 1A state championship his senior year, completing a football-basketball championship double…as a junior on the court, averaged 15.6 points, 10.8 rebounds, 8.7 assists and 4.0 steals per game, finishing with 11 triple-doubles and being honored as the Big Bend Player of the Year…signed with the Seminoles over offers from Clemson, Alabama, Georgia and Auburn among others.