Travis Kelce Then and Now: From NFL Rookie to Super Bowl champ and Taylor Swift's love interest
Travis Kelce's transformation: From NFL Rookie to Super Bowl champ and Taylor Swift's love interest
Travis Kelce has lived his life to the fullest after debuting as a college football player with the Cincinnati Bearcats in 2008. After joining the Kansas City Chiefs in 2013, he won Super Bowl twice with the team. In 2023, he went into a relationship with Taylor Swift.
Travis Kelce played college football with the Cincinnati Bearcats from 2008 to 2012. In 2013, he was named College Football Performance Awards Tight End of the Year for 2012.
Travis Kelce got drafted to the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2013 NFL Draft and has been playing withh the team ever since. Kelce recorded his first NFL touchdown on a 20-yard in 2014.
Travis Kelce's rise to the greatness started in 2015 when he was ranked 91st by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016. He was also ranked fourth in the overall ranking of Tight Ends by ESPN for the 2015 season.
Kelce signed a five-year contract extension for $46 million with the Chiefs in January 2016. In 2016, he also came up with his dating reality show 'Catching Kelce'.
After a successful season in 2018, Kelce was named at the 2018 Pro Bowl and was named first-team All-Pro.
Kelce continued with his super run in 2019 as well when he became the first tight end in NFL history to record four consecutive seasons with at least 1,000 receiving yards. He was also mentioned in his fifth Pro Bowl for his 2019 season. He was named 18th by fellow players at the NFL Top 100 Players of 2020 list.
Travis Kelce lifted his first Super Bowl with Kansas City Chiefs in 2020 after they defeated San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl LIV. In 2021, he was ranked fifth at the NFL Top 100 Players of 2021.
The 2022 season culminated into the win of his second Super Bowl with the Kansas City Chiefs. In 2022, Kelce also suffered a break up with his social media influencer girlfriend Kayla Nicole - who he was dating since 2017.
2023 - February
In February, Kelce's KC Chiefs defeated his elder brother Jason Kelce's team Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl LVII. He was ranked fifth in the list of NFL Top 100 Players of 2023.
2023 - September
On September 24, 2023, Taylor Swift attended her first match in support of the Kansas City Chiefs to support her tight end boyfriend. While the duo did not confirm their romance during that time, fans speculated that the 14-time-Grammy winning superstar and Kelce was a couple.
Travis Kelce started the 2024 with a bang as the Chiefs won the AFC Championship by defeating the Baltimore Ravens on January 28, 2024. The best part? Taylor Swift was pictured celebrating the win with Travis Kelce. He is now scheduled to play the Super Bowl LVIII on February 11.
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