Countdown To Kickoff - 94 Days

MANHATTAN, Kan. - 95 Days left until the first game and today we are profiling # 80 - Travis Tannahill in the countdown to kickoff.

80 Travis Tannahill

Class: Senior

Hometown: Overland Park, Kan.

High School: Olathe East

Height / Weight: 6-3 / 253

Position: TE

Birthdate: 02/08/1990

Experience: 3L

Returning starter at tight end who has terrific hands as a pass catcher and continues to improve as a blocker.

2010: Appeared in all 13 games, starting 10 at tight end... Totaled seven catches for 103 yards and one touchdown... Had the best game of his career at Colorado in which he set career highs in catches (2), yards (64) and longest catch (40)... His 40-yard reception set up K-State's second touchdown, while he had a diving 24-yard catch in the third quarter... Hauled in his first career touchdown reception at Kansas, a 13-yarder... Caught one pass for 13 yards against UCLA and another pass for eight yards vs. Missouri State.

2009: Saw time in two-tight end sets in all 12 games... Made his first career reception against Tennessee Tech, a 16-yarder... Carded a career-long 21-yard reception against Texas A&M... Finished the season with two catches for 37 yards.

HIGH SCHOOL: A tight end at Olathe East who also played quarterback and punted... Helped lead Olathe East to three straight district titles... Was a KFBCA all-state punter as a senior... Also named to the PrepStar All-Region team... Garnered all-league, all-state and all-metro honors as a senior in 2007... Played for head coach Jeff Meyers... Also played basketball and ran track... Was the state champion in the javelin as a sophomore... Also set the school record in the javelin.

PERSONAL: Travis Tannahill was born February 8, 1990... Parents are Mendy and Nathan Tannahill.

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