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Travis Howard
CB #27
Height:
6-1
Weight:
200
College:
Ohio State
Experience:
R

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TRANSACTIONS: Signed by the Houston Texans on May 10, 2013.

Career Notes:
Started 23-of-43 games he played in at cornerback at Ohio State
Started every game as a junior and senior and totaled 81 tackles (51 solo), six interceptions and 11 pass breakups over his last two years in Columbus
Finished his Buckeye career with 96 total tackles (66 solos), 15 passes defensed, eight interceptions, 1.5 tackles for loss and one sack
Scored one touchdown in his career on a 30-yard interception return and also blocked a punt which was recovered for a touchdown

2012 (Senior):
Started all 12 games at cornerback for the undefeated Buckeyes and led the Big Ten with four interceptions
Selected first-team All-Big Ten by the conference’s media after finishing the year with 40 total tackles (26 solos), six passes defensed and one blocked punt in addition to his league-leading four interceptions
Intercepted a career-high two passes in the season opener vs. Miami (Ohio)
Recorded an interception in his second consecutive game with a pick against Central Florida which set up a touchdown
Intercepted his league-best fourth pass of the season against Illinois
Blocked a punt which was recovered for a touchdown in Ohio State’s 52-49 victory against Indiana

TRANSACTIONS: Signed by the Houston Texans on May 10, 2013.

Career Notes:
Started 23-of-43 games he played in at cornerback at Ohio State
Started every game as a junior and senior and totaled 81 tackles (51 solo), six interceptions and 11 pass breakups over his last two years in Columbus
Finished his Buckeye career with 96 total tackles (66 solos), 15 passes defensed, eight interceptions, 1.5 tackles for loss and one sack
Scored one touchdown in his career on a 30-yard interception return and also blocked a punt which was recovered for a touchdown

2012 (Senior):
Started all 12 games at cornerback for the undefeated Buckeyes and led the Big Ten with four interceptions
Selected first-team All-Big Ten by the conference’s media after finishing the year with 40 total tackles (26 solos), six passes defensed and one blocked punt in addition to his league-leading four interceptions
Intercepted a career-high two passes in the season opener vs. Miami (Ohio)
Recorded an interception in his second consecutive game with a pick against Central Florida which set up a touchdown
Intercepted his league-best fourth pass of the season against Illinois
Blocked a punt which was recovered for a touchdown in Ohio State’s 52-49 victory against Indiana

2011 (Junior):
Started all 11 games as a junior and finished the year with a career-high 41 tackles (25 solos), two interceptions, five passes defensed, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and an assist on a tackle for loss
Also ranked eighth in the Big Ten with two forced fumbles
Forced a fumble against Colorado
Intercepted a pass in a 17-7 win over then-number 16 Illinois
Picked off his second pass of the season, and fourth of his career, in a 34-20 win over Indiana
Forced and recovered a fumble against arch-rival Michigan
2010 (Sophomore):
Played in 10 games as a reserve defensive back as a sophomore, finishing the season with 13 tackles (all solo stops), one sack, one tackle for loss, a fumble recovery and two interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown
Recorded his first career interception against Penn State and returned it 30 yards for a touchdown in Ohio State’s 38-14 victory
Registered two takeaways in a 37-7 win over Michigan with a fumble recovery and his second interception of the season

2009 (Freshman):
Saw action in 10 games as a redshirt freshman and finished the year with two solo tackles

2009 (Redshirt):
Redshirted in 2008

High School:
Was an All-Dade County and All-Florida honoree at Dr. Krop High School in Miami, Fla.
Recorded 88 tackles and six interceptions, two of which he returned for touchdowns, as a senior in 2007
Was an honor roll student who also letttered in basketball and track and field

Personal:
Majored in family resource management
Is the son of Trenise Dozier and Ellis Howard

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