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Travis Meade

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Iowa City, IA

High School:
West HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 285

Position:
DL

Birthdate:
07/30/1986

Hawk-Item - - Moved to defensive line from offensive line during 2009 spring practice.

2009 Honors - - Academic all-Big Ten.

2009 - - Listed as second team defensive tackle following spring practice . . . did not see action in 17-16 win over Northern Iowa . . . saw action in 35-3 win at Iowa State . . . played on special teams and recorded one solo tackle while playing defense . . . saw action in 27-17 win over Arizona, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 21-10 win at Penn State, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 24-21 win over Arkansas State, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 30-28 win over Michigan, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 20-10 win at Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 15-13 win at Michigan State . . . saw action in special teams in 42-24 win over Indiana . . . saw action on special teams in 17-10 loss to Northwestern . . . saw action on special teams in 27-24 overtime loss at Ohio State, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 12-0 win over Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 24-14 Orange Bowl win over Georgia Tech.

2008 - - Listed as second team right guard following spring practice . . . did not see action in opening win over Maine . . . saw action in 42-0 win over Florida International as offense rushed for 241 yards and gained 512 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 17-5 win over Iowa State . . . did not see action in 21-20 loss at Pittsburgh . . . did not see action in 22-17 loss to Northwestern . . . did not see action in 16-13 loss at Michigan State . . . did not see action in 45-9 win at Indiana . . . did not see action in 38-16 win over Wisconsin . . . did not see action in 27-24 loss at Illinois . . . did not see action in 24-23 win over third ranked Penn State . . . did not see action in 22-17 win over Purdue . . . saw action in 55-0 win at Minnesota as offense rushed for 222 yards and gained 483 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 31-10 Outback Bowl win over South Carolina.

2007 - - Listed as second team center following spring practice . . . started at left guard in opening win over Northern Illinois as offense rushed for 250 yards and gained 383 yards total offense . . . started at left guard in win over Syracuse as offense gained 408 yards total offense . . . started at left guard and played every offensive down in loss at Iowa State . . . started at played every offensive down in loss at Wisconsin . . . started at left guard and played every offensive down in loss to Indiana as offense gained 428 yards total offense . . . started at left guard and played every offensive down in loss at Penn State . . . started at left guard in win over 18th-ranked Illinois as offense rushed for 141 yards and gained 323 yards total offense . . . saw action at left guard in loss at Purdue . . . did not see action in double OT win over Michigan State . . . did not see action in win at Northwestern . . . did not see action in win over Minnesota . . . did not see action in loss to Western Michigan.

2006 - - Not listed on depth chart following spring practice . . . saw action in 41-7 win over Montana as offense gained 416 yards total offense . . . did not see action in win at Syracuse . . . did not see action in win over Iowa State . . . saw most extensive action of his career in win at Illinois, playing left guard throughout the second half . . . did not see action in loss to top-ranked Ohio State . . . saw action in win over Purdue as offense posted season high marks in points (47), rushing yards (286) and total offense (539) . . . did not see action in loss at Indiana . . . did not see action in loss at Michigan . . . did not see action in win over Northern Illinois . . . did not see action in loss to Northwestern . . . did not see action in loss to Wisconsin . . . did not see action in loss at Minnesota . . . did not see action vs. Texas in Alamo Bowl.

2005 - - Redshirted after joining the team as a walk-on . . . Team Leader Award, defense.

High school honors - - Earned first team all-state honors as a junior and senior . . . first team all-conference as a junior and senior after earning honorable mention recognition as a sophomore . . . Career - - three-year letterman as offensive and defensive lineman . . . team captain as a senior . . . also competed for prep wrestling team, winning Class 3A individual state title as a senior.

Personal - - Born 7/30/86 . . . Elementary Education major . . . parents are Chris and Tim Meade . . . one of nine players from Iowa City on Hawkeye roster . . . attended same high school as OL Richie Amendola, DL Nick Brayton, OL Alex Kanellis and OL Austin Postler . . . high school coach was Dan Dvorak.

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