Senior safety is the fifth Buckeye to play in a 2013 all-star game
John Simon and Reid Fragel in Senior Bowl; Travis Howard and Nathan Williams in East-West
Nov. 20 - 26, 2012
A total of 16 different Buckeyes honored by the Big Ten after 12-0 season
Hyde rushes for 146 yards
Ohio State vs. Purdue - Oct. 20, 2012
Ohio State vs Indiana
Ohio State vs. UAB - Sept. 22, 2012
Ohio State hosts California Saturday, September 15, 2012 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio
Ohio State hosts Central Florida Saturday, September 8, 2012 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio
Ohio State Overview: Travis Howard spent five years with the Ohio State program and lettered four times between 2009 and 2012 ... he played in 43 games and started 23 times, including starting all 12 games in 2012 and 11 times in 2011 ... he had an all-Big Ten Conference senior season for the undefeated Buckeyes, leading the league in interceptions with four and .33 per game ... ranked 31st nationally in interceptions per game ... he also had six pass break-ups as a senior for 10 total passes defensed on the year ... those numbers boosted his career totals to eight interceptions, 13 pass break-ups and 96 tackles ... recorded two interceptions vs. Miami to open the 2012 season and also added interceptions vs. Central Florida and Illinois ... his other career interceptions included a 30-yard "pick six" in 2010 vs. Penn State plus interceptions vs. Michigan in 2010 and vs. Illinois and Indiana in 2011 ... his 2011 interceptions vs. Illinois and Indiana both came in the fourth quarter ... seven passes defended (five pass break-ups and two interceptions) ranked T18th in the Big Ten in 2011 ... also was eighth in the Big Ten in 2011 with two forced fumbles ... recorded 40 tackles in 2012 and 41 tackles in 2011 ... his career high is 10 tackles vs. Michigan State in 2011 ... blocked a punt in 2012 vs. Indiana ... Travis played in 10 games in both 2010 as a sophomore and 2009 as a red-shirt freshman ... recorded 13 tackles in 2010 and had a fumble recovery in addition to the interception vs. Michigan.
More on Travis: Travis is majoring in family resource management ... he red-shirted the 2008 Ohio State season ... was all-Dade County and all-Florida at Dr. Krop ... had 88 tackles and six interceptions - two for scores - as a senior ... an honor roll student who also lettered in basketball and track and field ... Travis is the son of Trenise Dozier and Ellis Howard.
TRAVIS HOWARD'S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS