Former Penn State basketball player Ross Travis makes K.C. Chiefs roster
One-time Penn State basketball player Ross Travis is going pro in something other than basketball. Specifically, football, as Travis has made the Kansas City Chiefs’ 53-man roster.
Travis, who joined the Chiefs’ practice squad last season, averaged 8.4 points with a team-high 7.0 rebounds per game as a junior in the 2014-15 season. He also did this:
Basketball-to-football player transitions have been successful in the past, most notably in the form of tight ends Tony Gonzalez, Antonio Gates, and Jimmy Graham – the same position Travis will play.
Travis last played competitive football as a freshman in high school.