Here’s a closer look at 13 new KU Jayhawks football players

Kansas head coach Lance Leipold and his staff picked up 13 new players via the NCAA transfer portal.

Kansas head coach Lance Leipold and his employees picked up 13 new players by way of the NCAA switch portal.

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The Kansas football crew added 13 new faces to KU’s pupil physique this week.

The Jayhawks introduced Tuesday that the entire football newcomers are on campus and enrolled for the 2023 spring semester. The 45-day switch window formally closed on Dec. 18

KU’s switch class has a plethora of Division I expertise, boasting a mixed 250 video games performed.

Kansas added six items to its protection: linebacker JB Brown (Bowling Green), linebacker Patrick Joyner Jr. (Utah State), defensive finish Austin Booker and defensive sort out Gage Keys from Minnesota, cornerback Damarius McGhee (LSU), and defensive sort out Devin Phillips (Colorado State).

On the offensive facet, KU landed 5 players: offensive lineman Logan Brown (Wisconsin), operating again Dylan McDuffie (Georgia Tech), offensive lineman Spencer Lovell (California), offensive lineman Hunter Barlow (Hutchinson CC) and tight finish Max Muehlberger (Oklahoma States).

The Jayhawks additionally added two particular groups guys, in Seth Keller (Texas State) and Charlie Weinrich (Nebraska).

The 13 transfers be part of the Jayhawks’ 2023 recruiting class introduced in December.

Four players in KU’s highschool class are enrolled for the 2023 spring semester: sort out Calvin Clements, broad receiver Surahz Buncom, tight finish Jaden Hamm and defensive lineman Tony Terry. All are freshmen.

Let’s take a closer look at the 13 newcomers.

DL Austin Booker: The redshirt sophomore transferred from Minnesota and could have three years of eligibility left.

LB JB Brown: Another redshirt sophomore who could have three years of eligibility left. He had 53 complete tackles, together with 4.5 tackles for losses, for Bowling Green final season.

DE Patrick Joyner Jr.: The senior has one 12 months of eligibility remaining. Last season, at Utah State, he performed in 13 video games (beginning 4) and had 31 tackles, together with three for loss.

OT Logan Brown: This former five-star recruit has two years of eligibility remaining. In 2021, he performed in all 13 video games for the Badgers

Okay Seth Keller: A redshirt senior with one 12 months of enjoying time remaining. Last season, at Texas State, Keller was a nominee for the Burlsworth Trophy (most excellent participant who started his FBS profession as a walk-on).

DL Gage Keys: This redshirt sophomore involves Lawrence with three years of eligibility remaining. He noticed enjoying time in seven video games with the Gophers final season.

OL Spencer Lovell: A redshirt senior has one 12 months of eligibility left. He began three video games for Cal final season however suffered a season-ending harm in opposition to Notre Dame.

RB Dylan McDuffie: A redshirt senior with one 12 months of eligibility remaining. At Georgia Tech final season, he rushed for 45 yards on 22 makes an attempt.

CB Damarius McGhee: The former four-star recruit has three years of eligibility remaining. In his freshman 12 months at LSU, he performed 66 defensive snaps and made 5 complete tackles. Went from enjoying 12 video games in his freshman 12 months to only one as a sophomore.

TE Max Muehlberger: The redshirt freshman has 4 years of eligibility remaining after not seeing any recreation motion at Oklahoma State.

DL Devin Phillips: The redshirt senior has one 12 months of enjoying time left. In his final season at Colorado State, Phillips had 33 tackles, together with 4 tackles for loss, and a couple of.5 sacks. Phillips has began each recreation of his school profession thus far.

Okay Charlie Weinrich: A redshirt freshman, Weinrich didn’t see any motion at Nebraska and could have 4 years of eligibility left.

OL Hunter Barlow: Barlow is the one participant with out Division I expertise, as he performed at Hutchison Community College. He could have 4 years of eligibility remaining.

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Shreyas Laddha covers KU hoops and football for The Star. He’s a Georgia native and graduated from the University of Georgia.

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