Travis: FSU career is over, but 'job's not finished'

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  • Andrea Adelson, ESPN Senior WriterNov 20, 2023, 11:15 AM ET


    • ACC reporter.
    • Joined successful 2010.
    • Graduate of the University of Florida.

Florida State backmost Jordan Travis connected Monday confirmed that helium is retired for the play aft sustaining a little near limb wounded against North Alabama past Saturday.

Travis thanked everyone successful a societal media station connected Monday for their thoughts and prayers since the injury. He was tackled astatine the extremity of a tally and his near limb bent awkwardly underneath him. Trainers rushed to the tract immediately, and helium was carted disconnected with an aerial formed connected his near limb and taken to the hospital.

Travis remained hospitalized implicit the weekend, according to his Instagram communicative posts. In 1 video clip, helium showed his country filled with teammates who came to visit.

"I person been overwhelmed by the enactment from my teammates, coaches, the Florida State assemblage and those each astir the world," Travis wrote successful his statement. "Although the wounded ... marks the extremity of my Seminole playing career, the large memories created present astatine FSU volition ne'er fade.

"Being the backmost present astatine Florida State University has been a imagination travel true. I americium humbled, honored and everlastingly grateful. The travel this squad acceptable retired connected is not implicit yet arsenic each of our goals inactive prevarication conscionable ahead. I americium excited to beryllium by my brothers' sides each time arsenic we proceed our attack. We're each we got, we're each we need. Job's not finished. Go Noles!"

Travis, who grew up successful West Palm Beach arsenic a Seminoles fan, transferred to Florida State successful 2019 aft opening his vocation astatine Louisville. He emerged arsenic the starting backmost midway done the 2021 play aft astir walking distant from the game.

He has helped bring Florida State backmost to the apical echelon of assemblage football.

Florida State has won 16 consecutive games and clinched a spot successful the ACC title crippled against Louisville connected Dec. 2. He ends his vocation arsenic the lone subordinate successful schoolhouse past ranked successful apical 10 connected FSU's vocation passing touchdowns and rushing touchdowns lists.

The Seminoles (11-0, 8-0 ACC), who were No. 4 successful past week's CFP rankings but fell to No. 5 successful the latest AP Top 25, sojourn rival Florida connected Saturday.