North Carolina

    Commitment Status:Signed LOI

    Travis Hughes

    College Choices

    School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
    N. CarolinaCOMMITTED (12/18/2010)Offered10/09/2010Ken Browning, Art Kaufman
    ClemsonNoneOffered11/26/2010Billy Napier
    ConnecticutNoneOfferedNone
    East CarolinaNoneOfferedNone
    KentuckyNoneOfferedNone
    LouisvilleNoneOfferedNone
    MarylandNoneOffered09/10/2010Tom Brattan
    MichiganNoneOfferedNone
    N.C. StateNoneOfferedNone
    OregonNoneOfferedNoneDon Pellum
    Penn St.NoneOfferedNoneBill Kenney
    TennesseeNoneOfferedNoneJim Chaney
    Texas TechNoneOfferedNoneRobert Prunty
    USCNoneOfferedNone
    VirginiaNoneOffered10/29/2010Chip West
    Virginia TechNoneOffered09/17/2010Curt Newsome
    West VirginiaNoneOfferedNoneChris Beatty

    Scouting Report on Travis Hughes

    by Barry Every - 08/09/2010
    • SpeedDivision I Player
    • SizeDivision I Player
    • StrengthBlue Chip
    • AgilityBlue Chip
    • Lateral PursuitDivision I Player
    On the Hoof: Has a stocky yet muscular upper body with an excellent power base. Is built similar to Florida linebacker Jon Bostic.
    Needs Improvement: Runs with an abnormal gait and it takes him a while to get up to full speed. Hughes does not have ideal height or length so improving his ability to get off blocks will make him a more productive tackler.
    Most Impressive: Possesses nice hips and the ability to make plays on the ball against the passing game. Has the strength and size to bounce around and physically hold up in the middle of the field.
    Conclusion: Could see early playing time because he is very tough and a student of the game. Like most linebackers he will first get an opportunity to prove himself on coverage teams. I think he has an excellent chance to become a two-year starter or more.

    Barry Every is a Football Recruiting Analyst for Rivals.com. He has worked in the recruiting offices for Mark Richt at the University of Georgia, Bobby Bowden at Florida State University and Mack Brown at the University of North Carolina

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    Stats

    GamesRushingPassingReceiving
    Year AttYdsAvgTDLgPAPCYdsTDNo
    2010 (Sr.)101651,2407.520-----6
    2009 (Jr.)111881,3347.112-112516
    2008 -1387185.21073----3
    2007 (Fr.)-1165124.45------