Travis Alvarez, OL, Cortland
- Ht: 6’ 6″
- Wt: 315 lbs.
- Hometown: Keyport, NJ
- Born: Nov. 15, 1997
Scouting Report: Played in 45 games during his career with 43 starts at Offensive Tackle (32 at RT and 11 at LT)…raw, developmental prospect with great potential…coachable…has the feet to adjust when he anticipates what’s coming…can clear a path at the second level if he hits the target…former basketball player…holds Cortland school record for career blocked kicks with 11.
2021: Earned First Team All ECAC as an offensive lineman….Named First Team All-Empire 8…Started all 12 games…. Selected as the Empire 8 Football Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance during the Red Dragons’ 28-27 Cortaca Jug win over visiting Ithaca College on Nov. 13… Blocked Ithaca’s potential go-ahead 35-yard field goal attempt with less than two minutes remaining to preserve Cortland’s victory.
2020: Member of the program but season canceled.
2019: Earned Second-Team All-Empire 8 honors as an offensive lineman…Named a Third-Team D3football.com All-East selection as a special teams player…Named to the D3football National Team of the Week once as part of Cortland’s offensive line…Started all 11 games…Tied for the team lead with three blocked kicks…Blocked a field goal in a win at St. John Fisher…Blocked extra-point attempts at home versus Brockport and against Ithaca at MetLife Stadium…Member of an offensive unit that averaged 425 total yards of offense per game.
2018: Did not compete.
2017: Played in all 11 games with nine starts…Registered two blocked kicks…Blocked a field-goal attempt that led to an 83-yard TD return in a win at Morrisville St…Blocked a field goal at St. John Fisher…Member of an offensive unit that scored 30 or more points in a game six times during the season.
2016: Earned First-Team D3football.com All-East and Second-Team D3football.com All-America honors as a special teams player…Selected as the Empire 8 Special Teams Player of the Week, the ECAC Div. III North Rookie of the Week and named to the D3football.com national “Team of the Week” once…Started all 11 games…Member of an offensive line that helped the team gain 4,564 yards of total offense…Recorded five blocked kicks, the second-highest single-season total in program history…Blocked a field goal and an extra point versus Buffalo St. and against Kean in the ECAC Div. III Clayton Chapman Bowl…Blocked a field goal in a win versus Morrisville St.
High School: A 2016 graduate of Keyport…Three-year member of the football team, two as a starter…Named to All-Shore Academic Team as a senior…Three-year starting center in basketball…Earned Second-Team All-Shore honors as a junior and senior…Played one year of volleyball.