2010 Kansas Football Roster Talk

One of the first glimpses at the 2010 Kansas football roster is available as we are just a few short days away from Big 12 media days. 

Obviously the players on the team aren't any secret, but there might be some interest in the reported heights and weights.  Maybe the new freshman on the roster and of course of special interest this year, any number changes going into the season since as we all know, there will be no names on the Jayhawk jersey's.

With that in mind let's dive in, take a look and get some high level thoughts on the 2010 Kansas Jayhawks.

No Name Pos Ht Wt CL Exp Hometown/High School
96 Keba Aghostino DE 6'3" 253 FR HS Katy Texas/James Taylor
98 JaQwaylin Arps DE 6'3" 235 FR HS Denison Texas/Denison
19 Isiah Barfield CB 5'11" 185 JR 2L Haven Kansas/Haven
20 DJ Beshears WR 5'8" 174 SO 1L Denton Texas/Ryan
86 Tim Biere TE 6'4" 260 JR 2L Omaha Nebraska/Westside
37 Brian Blackwell S 5'11' 191 JR SQ Herrington Kansas/Herrington
25 Brandon Bourbon RB 6'1" 208 FR HS Potosi Missouri/Potosi
14 Jacob Branstetter K 5'9" 170 SR 2L Lawton Oklahoma/MacArthur
5 Greg Brown CB 5'11" 185 SO 1L Cedar Hill Texas/Cedar Hill
37 Ryan Burton RB 5'9" 187 FR RS Colorado Springs CO/Air Academy
59 Sal Capra OL 6'2" 295 SR 2L Kansas City Mo./Rockhurst
54 Justin Carnes LS 6'3" 230 FR RS La Porte Texas/La Porte
30 Anthony Davis CB 5'11" 205 JR 2L Tulsa OK/East Central
87 Bradley Dedeaux TE 6'3" 252 SR 3L Midwest City OK/Midwest City
64 Randall Dent DT 6'5" 275 FR RS Grand Prairie Texas/South Grand Prairie
92 Patrick Dorsey DT 6' 273 JR 1L Houston Texas/Yates
49 Drew Dudley LB 6'2" 241 SR 3L College Station TX/A&M Consolidated
75 Jeremiah Edwards DT 6'1" 308 FR HS Garland Texas/Garland
50 Jake Farley LB 6'3" 215 FR HS Cedar Falls Iowa/Cedar Falls
41 Jordan Fee FB 6'2" 240 SO SQ Lawrence Kansas/Lawrence
58 Ed Fink LB 6'3" 221 FR HS Belleville Illinois/Althoff
31 Steven Foster FB 6'1" 257 JR 2L Sedgewick Kansas/Sedgewick
16 Chris Harris CB 5'10" 190 SR 3L Bixby Oklahoma/Bixby
85 Roderick Harris Jr WR 6' 211 JR RS Bryan Texas/Blinn CC
77 Jeremiah Hatch OL 6'3" 332 JR 2L Dallas Texas/Carter
72 Tanner Hawkinson OL 6'6" 293 SO 1L McPherson Kansas/McPherson
39 Brandon Hawks S 5'10" 189 SO SQ Oskaloosa Kansas/Oskaloosa
80 Ricki Herod Jr WR 6'2" 183 FR HS Mesquite Texas/North Mesquite
70 Gavin Howard OL 6'5" 292 FR RS Owasso Oklahoma/Owasso
40 Tyler Hunt FB 6'2" 240 SO SQ Lawrence Kansas/Lawrence
89 Tetravian Ingram WR 5'11" 205 SR SQ Tampa Florida/Jefferson
97 Richard Johnson Jr DT 6'3" 283 JR 2L Jefferson City Missouri/Jefferson City
52 Steven Johnson LB 6'1" 237 JR 2L Media PA/Strath Haven
4 Prinz Kande S 6' 194 FR RS Euless Texas/Trinity
12 Nathan Kalish K 5'11" 169 FR RS Washington Missouri/Washington
47 Chase Knighton WR 5'11" 184 SO RS Athens Texas/Tabor College
63 Chad Kolumber OL 6'8" 296 FR HS Woodberry Forest VA/Woodberry Forest
91 Jake Laptad DE 6'4" 260 SR 3L Tulsa Oklahoma/Jenks
24 Taylor Lee S 6 190 SO SQ Harrisonville Missouri/Harrisonville
66 Pat Lewandowski DE 6'6" 248 FR HS Overland Park Kansas/Blue Valley West
51 Dakota Lewis LB 6' 210 SR 2L Sulpher Oklahoma/Sulpher
6 Rell Lewis RB 5'9" 205 JR 1L Muskogee Oklahoma/Muskogee
32 Dexter Linton S 5'11" 200 FR RS Arlington Texas/James Bowie
53 Tom Mabry OL 6'4" 287 FR RS Belleville Illinois/Althoff
69 Trevor Marrongelli OL 6'2" 293 SO 1L Austin Texas/Westwood
95 DJ Marshall DE 6'3" 235 SO SQ Mesquite Texas/Mesquite
65 Michael Martinovich OL 6'5" 279 JR 1L Tulsa Oklahoma/Air Force Academy
12 Christian Matthews WR 6'1" 186 FR RS Arlington Texas/James Bowie
84 Brian Maura WR 6'4" 190 FR HS Miami Florida/Felix Varela
27 Dexter McDonald CB 6'1" 194 FR HS Kansas City Missouri/Rockhurst
24 Bradley McDougald WR 6'1" 195 SO 1L Dublin Ohio/Scioto
88 Erick McGriff WR 6'3" 209 FR RS Tampa Florida/Jesuit
43 Ted McNulty TE 6'5" 230 JR SQ Iowa City Iowa/West
8 Quinn Mecham QB 6'2" 207 JR JC Provo Utah/Snow JC
46 Steve Mestan LB 6'2" 231 FR RS Delavan Wisconsin/Delavan Darian
32 John Milsap P 5'10" 150 SO SQ Andover Kansas/Andover
40 Ray Mitchell S 6'1" 183 FR HS Irving Texas/MacArthur
41 Jimmay Mundine TE 6'2" 226 FR HS Denison Texas/Denison
23 Ryan Murphy CB 6' 185 JR 2L Lawrence Kansas/Free State
29 Ryan Nelson LB 5'11" 207 FR RS Overland Park Kansas/St. Thomas Aquinas
44 Olaitan Oguntodo S 6' 218 SR 2L Mesquite Texas/John Horn
83 Chris Omigie WR 6'4" 194 FR RS Arlington Texas/Martin
35 Toben Opurum RB 6'1" 240 SO 1L Plano Texas/Plano East
28 Willie O'Quinn WR 6' 181 SO 1L Coppell Texas/Coppell
55 Darius Parish DT 6'4" 327 SO 1L Wichita Kansas/North
33 Tyler Patmon CB 5'11" 180 FR RS Cedar Park Texas/Vista Ridge
15 Daymond Patterson WR 5'9" 173 JR 2L Mesquite Texas/North Mesquite
57 Chea Peterman LB 6' 212 JR SQ North Little Rock Arkansas
3 Reece Petty WR 6'2" 190 SR SQ Liberal Kansas
7 Kale Pick QB 6'1" 208 SO 1L Dodge City Kansas/Dodge City
10 Corrigan Powell CB 5'11" 180 SO SQ Garland Texas/Lakeview Centennial
38 Justin Puthoff FB 6'3" 252 FR RS Goddard Kansas, Goddard
22 Angus Quigley RB 6'1" 231 SR 3L Cleburne Texas/Cleburne
38 Josh Richardson LB 6'3" 225 FR SQ Dublin Ohio/Scioto
18 Alonso Rojas P 6'3" 228 SR 2L Miami Florida/Bowling Green
17 Calvin Rubles CB 6'3" 205 SR 1L Richardson Texas/Tyler JC
36 Deshaun Sands RB 5'7" 190 FR RS Sunrise Florida/Piper
80 Patrick Shilling WR 6'1" 187 SO RS Kansas City Missouri/Rockhurst
94 Tyrone Sellers DE 6'3" 230 FR RS McCook Nebraska/McCook
73 Joe Semple OL 6'2" 294 SO SQ Mundelein Illinois/Mundelein
39 James Sims RB 6' 206 FR HS Irving Texas/MacArthur
46 Trent Smiley TE 6'4" 232 FR HS Frisco Texas/Wakeland
62 Alex Smith OL 5'11" 266 SR SQ Basehor Kansas/Basehor
1 Lubbock Smith S 6' 206 SO 1L Dallas Texas/Carter
78 Shane Smith DT 6'5" 278 FR RS Albuquerque, N.M./Eldorado
79 Riley Spencer OL 6'7" 300 FR RS Hesston, Kan./Hesston
74 Jeff Spikes OL 6'6" 325 JR 2L Painesville, Ohio/Harvey
45 Justin Springer LB 6'3" 237 SR 3L Los Fresnos, Texas/Los Fresnos
56 Travis Stephens DE 6'2" 255 JR RS Houston, Texas/Jersey Village /Blinn JC
11 AJ Steward TE 6'3" 233 JR 1L St. Louis, Mo./Riverview Gardens
26 Phillip Strozier S 5'11" 205 SR 3L Kansas City, Mo./Rockhurst
9 Keeston Terry WR 6'2" 185 FR HS Blue Springs Missouri/Blue Springs
34 Huldon Tharp LB 6' 217 SO 1L Mulvane, Kan./Mulvane
76 Brad Thorson OL 6'5" 310 SR 2L Mequon, Wis./Homestead /Wisconsin
13 Jacoby Thomas LB 6'1" 243 FR RS Texarkana, Texas/Texas
82 Andrew Turzilli WR 6'4" 185 FR HS Butler, N.J./Butler
2 Jordan Webb QB 6' 210 FR RS Union, Mo./Union
71 John Williams DT 6'3" 290 SO 1L Tulsa, Okla./Washington
68 Carl Wilson OL 6'3" 302 SR 2L Redlands, Calif./East Valley
81 Johnathan Wilson WR 6'2" 190 SR 3L Houston, Texas/Klein Forest
93 Quinton Woods DE 6'5" 236 SR 1L Flint, Mich./Southwestern Academy/Bakersfield JC
90 Kevin Young DE 6'2" 256 FR RS Olathe Kansas/North
67 Duane Zlatnik OL 6'4" 326 SO 1L Rossville Kansas/Rossville

 

Freshman

There are definitely some players in the freshman class who appear on paper to be well prepared.

Brandon Bourbon's 6'1" 208lb frame is pretty impressive.  In fact, the word is they had him drop a few lb's since his arrival and if you have that type of size with his athletic capabilities, there is certainly a chance to see the field.

By the same Token James Sims looks just as much the part at 6' 206.

As for the receivers Andrew Turzilli seems to have bulked up a bit while Brian Maura measuring in at 6'4" is a very nice target with his combination of size and speed.

Trent Smiley at 6'4" 232 isn't a bad place to start for a tight end and Jimmay Mundine's #41 jersey number brings about visions of a potential H-back threat in a Jayhawk uniform.

The last group jumping off the page is a group of defenders.  Jake Farley's 6'3" 215 pound listing wouldn't be too bad considering Huldon Tharp made an impact a year ago at a mere 6' 217.   Dexter McDonald and Jeremiah Edwards are two other players that on paper look the part at the position they play from day one.

Offensive Line

Beef!! It's what's for dinner.  Sam Elliott would enjoy this group.  It appears the focus on bulking up has paid off for some.  Jeremiah Hatch at 332, Duane Zlatnik at 326, Brad Thorson at 310 which I'm not sure I believe, and Jeff Spikes at 325

The bad news is two of those three are hurt, a third is in question and one is out for the season.  Tanner Hawkinson, Trevor Marrongelli and Sal Capra all need to get on the Big MAN plan.

Fullback and other Running Backs

Shades of the Joel Mackovicka and the Cory Schlesinger days at Nebraska? 

The Jayhawks have 4 monster fullbacks on the roster and all claim the state of Kansas as their home.  Goddard's Justin Puthoff, Lawrence's Tyler Hunt, Lawrence's Jordan Fee and Sedwick Kansas native Steven Foster(maybe). 

Even behind the fullbacks the running backs in general have some great size.  Angus Quigley and Toben Opurum both look prepared to pack a punch checking in at 231 and 240 respectively.

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