University of Miami Athletics

Travarous Bain


Defensive Back




170 lbs.




Miami, Fla.

High School

Northwestern HS

CAREER: Gifted athlete and speedster who will be looking tomake a move into the rotation at cornerback this season…liberalarts major.

2003 (FRESHMAN): Saw action on special teams and as areserve defensive back…was credited with one tackle on the sea-son…as a member of the 2004 Miami track and field team, com-petedin the 55 meters, 60 meters and 200 meters during theindoor season and the 100 meters, 200 meters, and 4×100 meterrelay during the outdoor season…finished seventh in the 100meters with a time of 10.94 at the BIG EAST OutdoorChampionships…recorded a season-best 100-meter time of 10.52in the preliminaries…had a season-best 200-meter time of 21.69seconds in the preliminariesof the Big East Championships…memberof the 4×100-meter relay that recorded a UM season-best mark of40.57 seconds at the Penn Relays.

2002 (REDSHIRT): Sat out the year with a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: Northwestern…helped lead his team to the statechampionship game against Apopka with a 13-2 record…had 11interceptions over the last two seasons (7 as a junior, 4 as a sen-ior)…credited with 34 tackles as a senior…rated the no. 36 playeroverall in Florida by SuperPrep…rated the nation’s no. 59 prospect,regardless of position, by Tom Lemming’s Prep FootballReport…rated the nation’s no. 5 defensive back by Tom Lemming’sPrep Football Report…Tom Lemming’s Prep Football Report All-American…ranked no. 15 in the Miami-Dade Top 20 by the MiamiHerald…played in the Florida-Georgia All-Star game…has run 4.35 inthe 40-yard dash…also an accomplished track athlete who compet-edat the USATF Junior National Championships two years and hasrun a 10.58 100-meter dash…is the son of former UM defensiveback Tolbert Bain (1984-87)…earned two Foot Locker All-Americahonors in track and ran on the state record 4×200-meter relayunit…chose Miami over Florida, North Carolina State andArkansas…excellent student who was named to the Honor Rollthree times…coached in football by Billy Rolle.