December 1, 2012; Morgantown, WV, USA; Kansas Jayhawks head coach Charlie Weis reacts on the sidelines against the West Virginia Mountaineers during the third quarter at Milan Puskar Stadium. The West Virginia Mountaineers won 59-10. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas Football: Previewing the Linebackers

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Here is a look at the Kansas Jayhawks linebackers on the roster next season. The position last season was one of Kansas’s strongest.

Courtney Arnick: Redshirted last season as a freshman. Arnick is a three-star linebacker out of Texas.

Kellen Ash: Incoming freshman for the team. Ash, racked up 87 tackles as a junior for his high school, Parkway South.

Beau Bell: Bell, is a sophomore entering the fray after transferring from Hutchinson Community College. Bell picked up 88 tackles at the school.

Samson Faifilli: Faifilli, is another junior college transfer entering the team as a junior. He tallied 114 tackles over two seasons to go with 12 tackles for loss at American River College.

Ben Heeny: One of the nation’s elite linebackers, Heeny will be asked to lead the defense. Last season, he racked up 112 tackles for the team.

Marcus Jenkins-Moore: Jenkins-Moore is a three-star prospect according to He also is transferring in from a junior college where he picked up 49 tackles last season before suffering an injury.

Prinz Kande: Played in two games last season as a junior for Kansas.

Brian Maura: Missed the entire season as a sophomore due to injury. Maura, played in four games as a freshman for Kansas.

Schyler Miles: Linebacker played in 11 games last season, making nine tackles for the team. Miles returns as a sophomore this year.

Cameron Rosser: Freshman for the team, didn’t play football in high school. Played baseball where he lettered all four years.

Victor Simmons: Simmons played in all 12 games for Kansas, both on defense and special teams. Racked up four tackles for the team.

Darius Willis: Senior linebacker, played in 10 games last year. Picked up 16 tackles and five tackles for loss.

Michael Zunica: Incoming transfer from Columbia. Zunica, enters the team as a sophomore.


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