Travis Kelce is an American football player in the National Football League. He has been a tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs since 2013. Kelce is a seven-time Pro Bowler starting 2015 through to 2021. In 2019, he was also part of the Chiefs team that won Super Bowl LIV. He was also named to the NFL 2010s All-Decade Team.
Player Profile, High School, and College Career
Travis Michael Kelce was born on October 5, 1989, in Westlake, Ohio. He stands 196 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 118 kg.
Kelce played baseball, basketball, and football while attending Cleveland Heights High School. During his time at the University of Cincinnati, he won the College Football Performance Awards Tight End of the Year.
He declared for the 2013 NFL Draft and was selected by the Kansas City Chief.
Unfortunately, Kelce was placed on the injury reserve during his rookie year. In 2014, he was the team’s best receiver with 862yards off 67 receptions. He recorded the first multiple touchdowns of his career during the 2015 season. In 2016, he was ranked 26th among all players and 2nd among tight ends on the Top 100 Players of 2017.
Kelce recorded a career-high eight receiving touchdowns but suffered from a concussion in the later part of the 2017 season.
In 2018, the Chiefs got a new quarterback, Patrick Mahomes. This year, he was named to the First-team All-Pro for the second time. The following year, he was part of the 2019 team that won Super Bowl LIV. In 2020, they appeared in Super Bowl LV again but they ended up losing to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
In 2021, he was named to the Second-team All-Pro for the third time in his career. This year, he was also named to this seventh consecutive Pro Bowl in a row.
- 2019 - Super Bowl LIV Champion
- 2016, 2018, 2020 - First-teamAll-Pro
- 2017, 2019, 2021 - Second-teamAll-Pro
- 2015–2021 - Pro Bowl
- NFL 2010s All-Decade Team
- 2012 - First-team All-Big East