The Kansas Jayhawks football team are preparing for their season opener vs South Dakota on Sept. 7th. Here is the latest look at positions on the teams roster. The Jayhawks wide receivers are as follows:
Rodriguez Coleman: Coleman starred as one of the nation’s top junior college receivers last season in making 70 receptions for 1,055 yards at Garden City Community College. Coleman was rated the 70th top junior college player by ESPN.com.
Josh Ford: This senior played in all 12 games last season, competing on both sides of the ball. He is a special teams wiz for the team, making nine tackles, blocking a punt and forcing a fumble.
Nick Harwell: Harwell transferred to Kansas after getting kicked off the University of Miami’s team for off-the-field activity. Harwell, made 68 catches last year for 870 yards. He led the MAC with 7.6 receptions per game.
Matt Hentges: This redshirt freshman, starred on both sides of the ball during high school.
Ricki Herod: Herod played in three games last season for the Jayhawks, didn’t record any stats.
Ishmael Hyman: A three-star freshman prospect entering the fray. Hyman, made 24 catches as a high school senior before having his season cut short by injury.
Christian Matthews: Lined up some as quarterback for the offense. Matthews, played in nine games last season for the Jayhawks. Multi-talented player is a threat out of the backfield.
Justin McCay: Sat out last season for transfer rules. Moved to Kansas after playing three games at Oklahoma as a freshman. McCay was a five-star recruit coming out of high school according to Scout.com.
Chris Omigie: Played in three games last season for the Jayhawks, making four catches for 60 yards.
Tre Parmalee: Parmalee was named freshman all-Big 12 as a kick returner last season for the Jayhawks. He played in all 12 games. Made seven catches for 79 yards.
Mark Thomas: Junior college player picked up 26 catches last season at Nassau Community College.
Andrew Turzilli: Made 17 catches for 287 yards last season as a starting receiver. Picked up first 100-yard game vs TCU.