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Appalachian State (N.C.) - Mountaineers


Travaris Cadet

Travaris Cadet - #7 - RB-KR

Height: 5-11 3/4
Weight: 209
Speed: 4.66
Arm: 30 3/4
Hand: 9
Wingspan: 74 1/2
Birthdate: 02/01/1989
Hometown: Miami, FL
Grade: 5.05

PROSPECT MEASURABLES

Event Ht Wt Hand Arm Wing Wonderlic 40 yard BP BJ VJ 20s 60s 3 Cn
03/19/2012 Appalachian State Pro Day 5-11 5/8 205 8 3/4 30 5/8 74 4.67 16 10'0" 33 4.21 11.84 6.97
01/16/2012 Battle of Florida 6-0 213 8 7/8 30 7/8 74 3/8
03/15/2011 Junior Pro Day 5-11 3/4 209 9 30 3/4 74 1/2 4.55

 

Notes:

Was a dual-threat quarterback while also serving as the punter and placekicker as a Florida prep. Redshirted as a wide receiver at Toledo in 2007. Transferred to Pearl River (Miss.) Community College in 2008, where he caught two passes in two games before suffering a season-ending ankle injury. Spent the ’09 season at APSU as a backup quarterback to Panthers 2010 third-rounder Armanti Edwards, seeing action in all 14 games (one start against Western Carolina). Completed 20-of-36 pass attempts (55.6 percent) for 241 yards with no touchdowns and one interception and rushed 70 times for 306 yards (4.4-yard average) and three touchdowns. Also spent time as a returner — registering 24 punt returns for 134 yards (5.6-yard average) and no touchdowns with two kickoff returns for 11 yards (5.5-yard average) and no touchdowns. Was primarily a running back and kick returner in ’10 in 13 games (seven starts), posting 115-671-6 (5.8) as a rusher, 32-733-0 (22.9) as a kickoff returner and 12-72-0 (6.0) as a punt returner. Also managed 19-218-1 (11.5) as a receiver. Played with a broken left thumb and sustained a hip pointer against Georgia Tech that hampered him down the stretch. Started 11-of-12 games in ’11 and totaled 151-651-6 (4.3) rushing, 34-333-1 (9.8) receiving, 14-87 (6.2) on punt returns and 26-632 (24.3) on kickoff returns. Sustained a head injury against Georgia Southern. Fumbled 10 times in 393 touches with a 5.0-yard career average. Leader in all-purpose yards (112) at the Battle of Florida Classic. 

Positives:

Has a big frame and lean definition. Nice peripheral vision to sidestep tacklers. Keeps his legs pumping through contact and fights for yards. Also was used as a receiver and return man. Mature and mentally tough. Outstanding football character — motivated, hardworking and dedicated.

Negatives:

Is high-cut with a thin lower body. Runs tall and gets tripped up by ankle tackles. Lacks speed to break away. Average foot quickness and burst. Heel striker. Gathers to cut. Played in a spread system with big splits and holes to run through. Limited run strength. Carries the ball loosely. Durability could be an issue. 

Summary:

A good-sized, athletic, competitive, FCS standout who has overcome tall odds, Cadet is a jack-of-all-trades, but master of none lacking standout physical traits for the pro game. Versatility and intangibles will have to carry him.


Travaris Cadet's Draft Stock

PFW Grade Scale
GradeRound
7.01-9.00Top 10
6.01-7.001
6.001-2
5.61-5.992
5.602-3
5.41-5.593
5.403-4
5.31-5.394
5.304-5
5.21-5.295
5.205-6
5.16-5.196
5.156-7
5.11-5.147
5.107-PFA
4.75-5.09PFA
4.00-4.74FA

*PFW Grade indicates the value PFW assigned to prospects.

*Draft Projection indicates where players are more likely to be drafted and reflects the consensus opinion from the NFL scouting community.


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