Former Kansas basketball players Wayne Simien and Bud Stallworth plus football player David Jaynes are going to get inducted into the Kansas sports Hall of Fame in the fall.
Simien starred at Kansas from 2002-2005 where he helped lead the Jayhawks to a 110-28 record. Simien ended his career 12th in career scoring at Kansas with 1,593 points, and seventh in rebounds with 884. Simien was a first-team All-American as a senior, a year that also saw him win Big 12 player of the year. The forward was drafted by Miami in the 2005 NBA draft with the 29th pick. He only played 51 games before retiring in 2009, though he did win a title with the Heat in 2006.
Stallworth was named Academic All-American and All-American on the basketball court in 1971. He is one of three Jayhawks to earn this honor, both on and off the court. Stallworth finished his career at Kansas with a 18 points per game average. In 1971, this average spiked to 25 points per contest. He was drafted by Seattle in the 1972 NBA draft. Stallworth went onto play five seasons in the NBA before retiring.
Jaynes is number one all-time at Kansas in passing yards with 5,132 yards. He starred at Kansas during the early 70′s where he broke all sorts of records at the school. Jaynes’ 35 passing touchdowns was tops at the school for 34 seasons. In 1973, Jaynes finished fourth for the Heisman Trophy. He is one of three former Jayhawks to earn this distinction. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs with the 66th pick in 1974.
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