Yellow Jackets and Utes meet in a bowl for the second time since 2005.
Yellow Jackets, Bulldogs meet for the 106th time Saturday at noon
Yellow Jackets travel to Duke on Saturday
Yellow Jackets, Hokies meet in key Coastal Division showdown
Yellow Jackets, Hokies set for crucial Coastal Division battle next Thursday
A fourth-year linebacker who played as a true freshman in 2011 and has steadily seen his role grow... hopes to be a part of the linebacker rotation... should continue his key role on special teams... has good closing speed and a nose for the football.
2013 (junior): Played in all 13 games... saw most of his action on special teams... recorded three tackles... recorded tackles in ACC victories over Duke (Sept. 14) and North Carolina (Sept. 21)... had a tackle vs. Alabama A&M (Nov. 23).
2012 (sophomore): Played in nine games, including each of the last six games of the season... recorded four tackles, including three solo tackles... registered two tackles -- both solo tackles -- in the win over Virginia (Sept. 15)... had a tackle against Florida State in the ACC Championship Game (Dec. 1).
2011 (true freshman): Played in 11 games as a true freshman... the majority of his action came on special teams... recorded two tackles on the season... had a tackle in his first collegiate game, vs. Western Carolina (Sept. 1)... also credited with a tackle in a win over Kansas (Sept. 17).
High School: South Forsyth HS... earned three varsity letters and served one year as team captain for coach Jeff Arnette... played fullback, offensive line and defensive end at SFHS... earned all-county honors in 2009 and 2010... selected all-region in 2010... holds the school power clean record (325 pounds)... also played three seasons on the lacrosse team.
Personal: Full name is Kyle William Travis... parents are Todd and Ann... has a younger sister and brother -- Kelli and Conner... born June 26, 1993 in Atlanta... cousin, Sam Dawes, played baseball at Miami (Ohio)... began playing football in fifth grade... a business administration major.