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#12 James Holt


    Class: Sophomore
    Hometown: Altus, Okla.
    High School: Altus HS
    Height / Weight: 6-3 / 200
    Position: Safety


As a freshman (2005): Saw action in all 12 games ... One of three true freshmen to play for the Jayhawks ... Ended the season with six total tackles ... A standout on several of KU's special team.

High School: A graduate of Altus High School in Altus, Okla., ... Named to the all-area team after junior and senior seasons ... Garnered all-state honors and was named the District I Offensive Player of the Year in 2004 ... Earned varsity letters in football, basketball and track for the Bulldogs ... Coached in football by Jim Holloway ... Helped the track team to a 5A state championship as a junior ... A member of the school's academic honor rol.

Personal: Son of Valerie Holt ... Father, Steve McKeaver, played football for the Cincinnati Bengals and at Oklahom.