Kansas Football: Previewing Jayhawks Tight Ends

In continuation of position previews, here is a look at the Kansas Jayhawks football team’s tight ends.


Scott Baron: Baron as a sophomore last season didn’t see any playing time. The tight end previously redshirted as a freshman.

Charles Brooks: Brooks figures to get more playing time this season after not seeing much last season as a junior. Brooks was one of the nation’s top tight ends as a junior college player entering his stay with Kansas.

Ben Johnson: A three-star recruit according to Rivals.com. Johnson enters the program as an elite high school player from Kansas. Totaled 97 receptions while at Basehor Linewood High School. Added 111 tackles as a linebacker.

Jimmay Mundine: Played in all 12 games last season for Jayhawks. Mundine tallied 14 catches for 118 yards and two touchdowns over the year. Named honorable mention for the Big-12 conference by Associated Press.

T.J. Semke: Freshman tight end enters the fray after playing wide receiver in high school and linebacker. Earned all-conference honors for both positions.

Jordan Shelly-Smith:  Redshirted as a freshman last year. Smith played both wide receiver and tight end along with defensive end while at high school. Recorded 16 catches while a high school senior.

Nick Sizemore: Played in 10 games last season for Kansas. Made two catches for 10 yards during the year. Played some special teams.

Trent Smiley: Tight end played in all 12 games last season yet didn’t record any stats. Plays as a blocking tight end and on special teams.


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June 29, 2013; Lawrence, KS, USA; Kansas Jayhawks tight end Jimmay Mundine and running back Tony Pierson during action last season. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports

Topics: Football, Kansas Jayhawks, Preview, Tight Ends

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