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TRAVIS RUDOLPH - Football - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile


All-ACC Second Team (Media & Coaches)
Two-Time ACC Receiver of the Week
Musial Award


Florida State’s top receiver for a second-consecutive season, finished the season with 56 catches for 840 yards and seven receiving touchdowns…prior to the Orange  Bowl with a receiving touchdown in four consecutive games, the third Nole under Jimbo Fisher to do so…his seven receiving touchdowns tie his mark from 2015…added three catches for 33 yards in the Orange Bowl…left FSU with a streak of 35 games recording at least one catch…recorded his second career 200-yard receiving game against Wake Forest on Oct. 15, catching 13 balls for 238 yards (4th in FSU history)…one of just three players (Ron Sellers, Craphonso Thorpe) with multiple 200-yard receiving games in career…had a pair of touchdowns against Charleston Southern, recording seven catches for 105 yards, all in the first half…two-time ACC Receiver of the Week…his 19-yard touchdown catch at NC State with 3:09 remaining proved to be the game winner in FSU’s 24-20 come-from-behind victory…has been FSU’s top receiver in each of his two previous bowl games, catching six passes for 96 yards and a touchdown against Oregon in the 2015 Rose Bowl and seven passes for 201 yards and a 65-yard touchdown in the 2015 Peach Bowl…named a recipient of the Musial Award in 2016, given annually to athletes that exhibit exemplary sportsmanship…Rudolph’s friendship with Bo Paske, an autistic student at a Tallahassee middle school that Rudolph met during a community outreach visit, spread across the country.


All-ACC Second Team (Media)
All-ACC Honorable Mention (Coaches)


Appeared in all 13 games making 11 starts in his second season at Florida State…finished his sophomore season leading the team in receptions (59), receiving yards (916) and touchdown receptions (7) – all single-season career bests…averaged a team-best 70.5 receiving yards per game…recorded the highest yards per catch at 15.5 among receivers with at least 10 catches…garnered second team All-ACC honors from the media and Honorable Mention accolades from the coaches…one of three Seminole receivers with at least 50 catches on the year – just the second time since 1990 that FSU has had at least three receivers register 50+ catches in a single-season…ranked third in the ACC in receiving yards and receiving yards per game, tied for fifth in touchdown receptions, sixth in receptions per game (4.5) and receptions and eighth in yards per catch…closed out the 2015 season in fine fashion against Houston in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl posting single-game career-highs for both receptions (7) and yards (201)…it marked the first 200-yard receiving game of his career and the most by a Seminole in a bowl game, surpassing the previous record of 195 yards set by Javon Walker against Virginia Tech in the 2002 Gator Bowl…the 201 receiving yards ranked as the 12th most in a single-game in FSU history…hauled in a 65-yard touchdown pass from Sean Maguire in the third quarter against the Cougars, the third longest in FSU bowl history…recorded his first career 100-yard game inside Doak Campbell Stadium against Syracuse – finished with five receptions for 191 yards and three touchdowns…became the first receiver with three touchdown receptions in a game since Kelvin Benjamin performed the feat at Florida in 2013…tallied 172 first-half receiving yards against Cuse – most for FSU in a half since 2000…named ACC Receiver of the Week for his performance against the Orange…registered at least six receptions in five games (USF, Wake Forest, Clemson, NC State and Houston) on the year…was on the receiving end of the lone offensive touchdown in FSU’s 14-0 victory at Boston College – caught a nine-yard pass from Everett Golson in the first quarter on FSU’s opening drive…led the team in receptions five times including in four straight games to open the 2015 season (Texas State, USF, BC, Wake Forest)…led the team in receiving yards four times (USF, Syracuse, Clemson and Houston)…finished the year tied for the team lead with Kermit Whitfield for the most 100+ receiving games at two…named one of three Offensive MVPs and presented with the Community Service Award following the 2016 spring season.


ACCOLADES – All-Freshman Team Honorable Mention (Athlon Sports, Campus Insiders)…ACC Academic Honor Roll…Lived up to the hype after entering Florida State as one of the top wide receiver prospects in the nation…developed into a No. 2 receiver as the season progressed and finished with 38 receptions for 555 yards and four touchdowns…captured Freshman All-America honors from Athlon Sports and Campus Insiders…led FSU with six receptions for 96 yards and an 18-yard third-quarter touchdown against Oregon in the Rose Bowl…first career reception was a 40-yard catch at NC State…had five catches for 40 yards in the ACC Championship Game…caught three balls for 48 yards versus Boston College…hauled in four passes for 65 yards at Miami…had a spectacular 68-yard touchdown catch as part of FSU’s school-record 21-point comeback victory at Louisville…had six receptions for 80 yards and an 11-yard score versus Notre Dame…caught six passes for 46 yards at Syracuse…had four catches for 66 yards, including his first career touchdown reception – a 59-yard catch-and-run – versus Wake Forest…played in 13 games with six starts.


Ranked the nation’s No. 1 wide receiver prospect by Rivals in the 2014 recruiting class…five-star recruit by Rivals and 247Sports and a four-star prospect by ESPN…rated top player in Florida (No. 11 player overall) by Rivals…ranked the nation’s second-best wide receiver and the No. 2 player in Florida by 247Sports (No. 23 overall)…rated sixth-best wide receiver in the nation and No. 9 Florida prospect by ESPN (No. 40 overall)…played in the Under Armour All-America Game with the nation’s best talent…had a game-high 48 yards on four catches, including an 11-yard touchdown…MaxPreps Second Team All-American…PrepStar Magazine’s No. 11 wide receiver and No. 76 overall prospect…No. 2 recruit in Palm Beach area on PBGametime’s Class of 2014 Big Board…Palm Beach Post Small Schools Offensive Player of the Year and Sun Sentinel Class 5A-4A-3A-2A Player of the Year…American Family Insurance All-USA Florida First Team…Class 3A All-State First Team in 2013 and 2011…Class 3A All-State Second Team in 2012…caught 63 passes for school records of 1,237 yards and 15 touchdown receptions in 2013…added four interceptions on defense…led Cardinal Newman to an 8-4 record, the regional finals and first district title since 2004…named the Lou Groza Awards High School Player of the Year…had 833 total yards of offense and scored 17 total touchdowns as a junior despite missing three games with an injury…tallied 40 receptions for 625 yards and scored 12 touchdowns as a sophomore…scored 15 touchdowns as a freshman…also competed in track and field…coached at Cardinal Newman by Steve Walsh, former star quarterback at the University of Miami and NFL veteran…chose FSU over Alabama, Auburn, Miami and Ohio State…born September 15, 1995…majoring in social science.

#15 Rudolph, T.                       
    Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all 
Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp 
Sep 05, 2016 vs Ole Miss 74 27 0-0-0 74 
Sep 10, 2016  CHARLESTON SOUTHERN 105 36 0-0-0 105 
Sep 17, 2016 at Louisville 40 23 0-0-0 40 
Sep 24, 2016 at USF 14 14 0-0-0 14 
Oct. 1, 2016  NORTH CAROLINA 0-0-0 
Oct 08, 2016 at Miami (FL) 17 10 0-0-0 17 
Oct 15, 2016  WAKE FOREST 13 238 58 0-0-0 238 
Oct 29, 2016  CLEMSON 63 26 0-0-0 63 
Nov 05, 2016 at NC State 39 19 0-0-0 39 
Nov 11, 2016  BOSTON COLLEGE 81 20 0-0-0 81 
Nov 19, 2016 at Syracuse 64 16 0-0-0 64 
Nov 26, 2016  FLORIDA 63 46 0-0-0 63 
Dec 30, 2016 vs Michigan 33 13 0-0-0 33 
Totals   56 840 58 0-0-0 840