PLAYER
Travis Lewis
LB #50
Height:
6-2
Weight:
235
Age:
28
College:
Oklahoma
Hometown:
San Antonio, TX
Experience:
4
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 32 26 6 1.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2015 DET 15 4 21 18 3 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2014 DET 2 0 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 DET 12 0 6 4 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 DET 13 0 3 2 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @SD L 28-33 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @MIN L 16-26 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 DEN L 12-24 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @SEA L 10-13 5 5 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 ARI L 17-42 2 0 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 CHI W 37-34 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 MIN L 19-28 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @KC L 10-45 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @GB W 18-16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 OAK W 18-13 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 PHI W 45-14 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 GB L 23-27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 @STL L 14-21 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 @NO W 35-27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 SF W 32-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 @CHI W 24-20 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

Third-year linebacker who possesses the ability to navigate to the ball and great cover skills on special teams.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Placed on Reserve/Injured on October 18, 2014.
  • Placed on Reserve/Suspended for four games on December 3, 2013.
  • Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the seventh round (223rd overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

PRO
Third-year linebacker who possesses the ability to navigate to the ball and great cover skills on special teams.

2014: Core member of Lions Special Teams Unit who battled through injuries in his third season in Detroit.

  • Had one special teams tackle in Week 2 at Carolina (9/14).
  • Inactive in Week 3 through Week 7 before being placed on Reserve/Injured on October 18 with a quad injury.

2013: Saw action exclusively on special teams, finishing the season with six special teams tackles.

  • Saw action on special teams in Week 1 vs. Minnesota (9/8) and Week 2 at Arizona (9/15).
  • Assisted on two special teams tackle in Week 3 at Washington (9/22).
  • Recorded two special teams tackles in Week 4 vs. Chicago (9/29).
  • Saw action on special teams in Week 5 at Green Bay (10/6), Week 6 at Cleveland (10/13) and Week 7 vs. Cincinnati (10/20).
  • Registered one special teams tackle in Week 8 vs. Dallas (10/27).
  • Saw action on special teams in Week 10 at Chicago (11/10), Week 11 at Pittsburgh (11/17) and Week 12 vs. Tampa Bay (11/24)
  • Had one special teams tackle in Week 13 vs. Green Bay (11/28).
  • Placed on Reserve/Suspended list on December 3 due to a four-game suspension.

2012: Contributed primarily on special teams, finishing with three special teams tackles. Also saw limited time at linebacker and recorded one solo tackle.

  • Saw action on special teams in season opener vs. St. Louis (9/9), especially on cover units.
  • Inactive in Week 2 at San Francisco (9/16) and Week 3 at Tennessee (9/23).
  • Inactive in Week 4 vs. Minnesota (9/30).
  • Returned to action in Week 6 at Philadelphia (10/14) on special teams.
  • Had one special teams tackle in the Lions’ 31-14 win over Jacksonville in Week 9 (11/4).
  • Recorded two special teams tackles in Week 11 vs. Green Bay (11/18).
  • Assisted on one special teams tackle in Week 17 vs. Chicago (12/30).

COLLEGE
A four-year starter for the Sooners, Lewis became the first player in Oklahoma history to lead the team in tackles four-straight seasons. Had 53 career starts, the most ever by an OU linebacker. Finished his tenure at Oklahoma with 446 career tackles, the third-best total in OU history. Academic All-Big 12 first team.

2011: Tied as OU’s leading tackler on the season with 84 total tackles and was named Second Team All-Big 12 by AP and coaches.

  • Currently ranks third on the Big 12’s career tackles chart.
  • Led the team with nine tackles at Kansas, and hit double digits in tackles for the first time during the season with 11 stops against Texas Tech.

2010: Started at weakside linebacker in all 14 games and was named Second Team All-Big 12 by AP and coaches.

  • Finished third on the team with three interceptions and produced three takeaways in the Big 12 Championship vs. Nebraska with one interception and two fumble recoveries.

2009: Named First Team All-Big 12 by coaches and Second Team by AP.

  • Recorded double digit tackles in five games and led all linebackers with 9.5 tackles for loss.
  • Collected nine tackles and one interception in OU’s Sun Bowl win over Stanford.

2008: Named Defensive Newcomer of the Year by AP and Big 12 Defensive Freshman of the Year by coaches. Also named First Team All-Big 12 by AP and Second Team by coaches.

  • Broke Brian Bosworth’s freshman season tackles record of 133 and tied Bosworth’s record for tackles by a freshman in a game with 19 against Texas.
  • Second on the team with 11.5 tackles for loss and hit double digit tackles in six games.

PERSONAL
Attended Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio where he played linebacker and running back under coach Jimmy Ramos. Lewis rushed for 1,436 yards on 222 carries with nine touchdowns as a senior, and also caught 10 passes for 108 yards and a touchdown.

  • After being named all-area and all-metro as a senior, Lewis was invited to the U.S. Army All-American game. He was also invited to the Army Combine and Nike Camp.
  • No. 20 outside linebacker (Rivals.com) in high school.
  • No. 10 MLB prospect in the nation (Scout.com) in high school.
  • Son of James Lewis and Dori Schwartz.

Recent Articles

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