#24 Jerome Kemp

    Class: RS Senior
    Hometown: Wichita, Kan.
    High School: Southeast HS
    Height / Weight: 5-10 / 200
    Position: Safety

As a junior (2005): Saw action in all 12 games and made 11 starts ... Ranked fifth on the team with 58 total tackles ... Collected four tackles-for-loss including one quarterback sack ... Led the team with three fumbles force.

As a sophomore (2003): Played in all 11 games as a safety and on special teams ... Got the starting nod in the game against Colorado ... Tallied nine total tackles including four solo stops ... Posted a career-high three tackles at Nebrask.

As a redshirt freshman (2003): Backup safety who played mainly on special teams ... Was a reserve running back before making the switch to safety midway through the seaso.

As a freshman (2002): Redshirted ... Won the coaches' award for offensive scout team player of the week following the Tulsa gam.

High School: A consensus Class 6A All-State selection ... Earned first-team all-city honors as a running back and defensive back ... Ranked as the No. 39 player in the midlands by SuperPrep Magazine ... The leading rusher in the city as a senior ... Helped his team to the city league championship in 1999 and 2000 and the district championship in 2000 and 2001 ... Earned four letters in football and three letters in track ... Coached in high school by Dan Johnso.

Personal: Born in Wichita, Kan. ... A pre-physical therapy and American studies major ... Nephew of Donald and Kim Reed.