|ADP:||Round: 3, Pick: 9|
|Ht / Wt:||6'5" / 255 lb.|
|Born:||October 5, 1989|
|Drafted:||2013 / Rd. 3 (63)|
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Thursday, February 1, 1:44 PM
Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce is looking forward to playing with quarterback Patrick Mahomes in 2018 after the team traded Alex Smith to the Redskins this week. "Yeah, without a doubt. I feel like Patty Cakes can come in and roll the dice on anybody," Kelce told NFL Network's Andrew Siciliano and Brian Billick on Wednesday's Super Bowl Live. "He can throw the ball any way, he can throw it off his back foot and he can jump and throw, he can throw the ball anywhere, anyway you need for it to be thrown. His confidence is definitely one of the best attributes to his game." Mahomes made one start in a meaningless Week 17 game against the Broncos but was impressive, throwing for 284 yards. He has incredibly high upside with a strong arm and the ability to extend plays with his legs, but he'll undoubtedly be inconsistent in his first year as the unquestioned starter in KC. Mahomes could have QB1 weeks in 2018, but they'll be hard to predict. He'll be better off as a dynasty league asset for at least another season.
July 18, 2018
Travis Kelce's fantasy value is measured by his average draft position (ADP) in fantasy football drafts. In recent drafts, Kelce's current ADP is 3.09, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is to be the 9th pick of the 3rd round, and 33rd selection overall.
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Travis Kelce was born October 5th 1989 in Westlake Ohio. Kelce would go on to become an athlete at the Cleveland Heights high school in Ohio. There he would serve as a triple threat playing football, baseball, and basketball respectively. His athleticism especially shined on the football field in which Kelce would have 2,539 yards his senior year of high school. His success on the field set him up to be a phenomenal choice for a college team. Kelce was a letter-winner for a total of three years in which he would complete massive 1,523 passing yards with 10 touchdowns and 21 scores during his senior year. Scouts easily were able to place Travis Kelce onto a college team and begin his serious career as an outstanding football player.
Travis Kelce presented with many offers from rival schools eventually accepted an offer to compete with the University of Cincinnati under a scholarship. In 2008, Kelce would make the tough decision to redshirt, allowing him to focus on his college studies and not get distracted by his football career. Kelce finally would play in the 2009 season in which he would have the fortune of starting in 11 games. Those eleven games saw Travis Kelce obtaining 47 yards worth of rushes and two touchdowns. His college career was also shared with his brother Jason Kelce, who played center on the team.
Travis Kelce's pre-draft 40 time was4.61s. His vertical jump was 35 inches. His previous performance in college as well as his pre-draft stats poised Kelce to become an easy draft pick for the Kansas City Chiefs. Kelce was chosen in the third round as the 63rd overall pick. Andy Reid was familiar with Kelce as he had previously drafted Jason Kelce His experience with the brothers made the choice easy, and Travis Kelce would fall into place in the team as a strong player. Kelce would go on to sine a 5 year salary that would combine his pay at $46,842,000.
In 2015, Travis Kelce would play one of his best seasons allowing him to eventually be selected to compete in the Pro Bowl. Kelce competed in all 16 games of the NFL season with 72 catches and 875 yards. This ultimately established 2015 as one of Travis Kelce's best recorded seasons. Having played with the Chiefs since 2013, 2015 was the year in which Kelce would finally begin to shine and prove his worth as a valued player on the football team. Those who are interested in viewing his rookie highlights can easily do so through this video by clicking here.
In 2016, Kelce would once again be selected to compete in the Pro Bowl as one of the Kansas City Chiefs's start player. This was his second straight year being selected to compete in the prestigious football event. Kelve also signed a contract extension that would result in a $46 million increase. The 2016 season would be fantastic for Kelce as he would be named All-Pro as well as go on to complete over 1,125 yards in rushing, a career high for Kelce Travis Kelce would also be named one of the top 100 players within the league establishing himself as an extremely valued player for the Chiefs.
Travis Kelce is the brother to pro-football player Jason Kelce With football running in the family, it is no surprise that Jason has excelled at the sport. Jason competes as a center for the Philadelphia Eagles. Travis Kelce would also go on to host his own show in which he would date a slew of women similar to the show the Bachelor. In his show, he ended up choosing Maya Benberry Unfortunately after the show, the relationship did not pan out as well as Kelce had hoped, and the couple ended up splitting.
If you want to view Kelce's daily live tweets, you can do so by visiting his twitter handle here @tkelce.
Travis Kelce also has a wide variety of gear that can be purchased in order to cheer him on during games. Fans who are interested in supporting Kelce can purchase his jersey and more by visiting here.
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