Travis Wilson threw for 311 yards and three touchdowns to lead Utah
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Travis Wilson threw for 302 yards and two touchdowns in the win
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UTAH: Las Vegas Bowl MVP is projected to start for his fourth season … played in 34 games with 27 starts in his first three seasons … 15-12 career record as the starter … ranks fifth in Utah’s career record book in pass completions (451), pass attempts (754), passing yards (5,308), touchdown passes (41) and total offense yards (6,043) … 11.8 career yards per completion currently ranks fourth all-time at Utah and .598 career completion percentage ranks seventh … 11 career 200-yard games and three 300-yard games … in 2012, he became the fourth Ute true freshman starter at quarterback since the NCAA restored freshman eligibility back in 1972 … graduated from high school early and enrolled at Utah spring semester of 2012 … two-time honorable mention Academic All-Pac-12 Conference.
2014– Las Vegas Bowl MVP played in all 13 games with 11 starts … 8-3 as the starter … 190-for-313 (60.7%) passing for 2,170 yards (166.9 per game) and 18 touchdowns (5 INT) … made Utah’s single-season top-10 in two categories: 18 TD passes (tied for ninth) and 190 completions (10th) … did not throw an interception in the first eight games and was the last starting QB in the country to throw a pick … team’s second-leading rusher had 309 net yards on 114 carries (23.8 rush yards per game) and five rushing TDs … led Utah with 190.7 yards of total offense per game … named Las Vegas Bowl MVP after rushing for 91 yards and three touchdowns on 11 carries against Colorado State … also completed 17-of-26 passes for 158 yards and a touchdown vs. CSU … passed for a season-high 311 yards vs. Colorado … threw for 297 yards and two touchdowns against Oregon … completed 75% of his throws (21-of-28) for 177 yards and two TDs at Stanford … tied for the second-best single-game touchdown total in school history against Fresno State with five TD passes and no interceptions … honorable mention Academic All-Pac-12.
2013–Team captain played and started in nine games before a season-ending concussion … 4-5 record as the starter … led Utah to a 4-2 start, including an upset win over undefeated and No. 5-ranked Stanford, before an injury to his throwing hand caused him to miss the second half in losses to Arizona and USC … final game was against Arizona State on Nov. 9, when he sustained a concussion that ended his season … completed 56.1% of his passes (133-of-237) for 1,827 yards (203.0 per game) and 16 touchdowns … six 200-yard games included 302 yards against Utah State … even missing the last three games with injury, he finished third on the team in rushing with 81 carries for 386 yards (4.8 average) and five TDs … averaged 42.9 yards rushing per game ... named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week and Athlon Sports National Offensive Player of the Week in Utah’s win over BYU, completing 24-of-35 passes for 273 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions … 142 rushing yards vs. Oregon State was the second-most ever in a game by a Utah quarterback and the most since 1979 … also passed for 279 yards against OSU … made the single-season top-10 at Utah in four season categories: No. 3 in yards per completion (13.74), No. 8 in yards per play (6.96), No. 9 (tie) in total touchdowns (21) and No. 10 in total offense per game (245.88) … made the school’s top-10 in five single-game categories: No. 3 (tie) in total touchdowns (5 vs. Weber State and Oregon State), No. 4 in passing efficiency (242.51 vs. Weber State), No. 4 and No. 9 in yards per completion (20.17 vs. ASU and 18.86 vs. Weber State) and No. 10 in yards per rush (10.92 vs. Oregon State) … honorable mention Academic All-Pac-12.
2012–True freshman played in all 12 games and started the last seven … 3-4 as the starter … of three Utes to start at QB, he was the only one to play in all 12 games … completed 128-of-204 passes (62.7%) for 1,311 yards and seven touchdowns (6 interceptions) … .627 completion percentage was the 10th-best season mark in school history … also rushed 64 times for 40 yards and four touchdowns (second on the team) … two 200-yard passing games … got his first career start at UCLA and completed 23-33 passes for 220 yards, rushed 11 times for 10 yards and made a 22-yard reception … passed for a season-high 311 yards against Arizona, completing 28-of-40 passes with two touchdowns and no interceptions … misfired on just four throws against Washington State, completing 17-of-21 passes for 171 yards and two touchdowns (.810 completion rate tied for the seventh-best single-game mark in school history).
HIGH SCHOOL: Rated the 11th-best overall quarterback by Rivals.com and 17th by Scout.com … 2011 All-Orange County and All-South Coast League … 21-5 as the starting quarterback for San Clemente High (Calif.) … set school career records for passing yards (4,320) and total offense (5,244) … 36 career touchdown passes and 13 career rushing TDs … completed 62% of his passes in high school … rushed for 924 yards … his senior year, he passed for 2,289 yards and 24 touchdowns and rushed for 467 yards and nine TDs … San Clemente made the CIF-SS Pac-5 Championship game and finished with a 12-2 record, a No. 4 state and No. 17 national ranking in 2011 … as a junior in 2010, he passed for 2,031 yards and 12 touchdowns, and rushed for 457 yards and four touchdowns … also started for the league championship volleyball team in 2010 … three letters in football and two in volleyball … National Football Foundation Orange County Scholar-Athlete Award.
PERSONAL: Son of Tim and JoMarie Wilson … both parents graduated from San Diego State where his father played football and his mother played softball … one brother and one sister … enjoys beach volleyball and surfing … he is one quarter Japanese (through his grandmother on his father’s side) … will complete his bachelor’s degree in sociology in December … full name is Travis James Wilson … born Dec. 14, 1993.