KU football 2018 recruiting class

Name Pos. Height Wt. Hometown (High school/Previous school) Bio
Zach Burks DL 6-3 290 Olathe, Kan. (Coffeyville, C.C.) Burks, who reportedly also picked up offers from SMU and UAB, played defensive end in high school at Olathe North, but has since added enough weight to his frame to become an interior lineman.
Mac Copeland OL 6-5 250 Wichita (Collegiate H.S.) The first in-state recruit to join KU’s Class of 2018, Copeland, an unranked tackle, said he committed immediately upon receiving an offer from Kansas.
Cartez Crook-Jones DE 6-4 230 Grandview, Mo. (Grandview H.S.) One of many junior day visitors to KU football in February, 2017, Crook-Jones, a three-star defensive end, soon after committed to Kansas. The D-lineman reportedly runs the 40-yard-dash in 4.7 seconds and has a 33-inch vertical leap.
Miles Emery DE 6-5 235 Overland Park, Kan. (Blue Valley North H.S.) A 6-foot-5, 235-pound defensive end, Rivals ranks Emery as a three-star talent, and the second-best Class of 2018 prospect in the Sunflower State, behind only Norton quarterback Jace Ruder.
Corione Harris CB 6-1 170 New Orleans, La. (Landry-Walker H.S.) Ranked the 60th-best prospect in the nation when he joined fellow four-star prospect and prep teammate Devonta Jason in committing to KU, Harris had offers from Auburn, LSU, Oklahoma, Texas A&M and others.
Devonta Jason WR 6-3 187 New Orleans, La. (Landry-Walker H.S.) Rated the No. 6 junior receiver in the nation when he shocked the recruiting world with his commitment to Kansas, Jason previously had committed to LSU and in May before his senior season of high school was upgraded to a five-star prospect.
Josh Smith DE 6-4 247 New Orleans, La. (Landry-Walker H.S.) The third player in the Class of 2018 to commit to KU from New Orleans' Landry-Walker High, the same school that produced Kansas safety Mike Lee. Smith is rated as a three-star prospect, per, and had previously committed to Missouri.
Najee Stevens-McKenzie DE 6-4 215 Cleveland, Ohio (ASA College, N.Y.) A three-star juco prospect originally recruited out of high school by KU D-line coach Jesse Williams, Stevens-McKenzie committed to Kansas as a standout at ASA College after Kansas was the first to offer him.
Anthony Williams RB 5-10 165 Boutte, La. (Hahnville H.S.) The first on board in David Beaty’s most successful recruiting class to date, Williams, a three-star running back from KU assistant coach Tony Hull’s home state of Louisiana, also picked up offers from UCLA, TCU, Mississippi State and others.
Nick Williams OL 6-8 260 Overland, Mo. (Ritenour H.S.) Williams, the 6-foot-8, 260-pound offensive tackle, said it was the right fit after stepping on campus during a visit in early June. Rated a three-star prospect, Williams had offers from Illinois, Minnesota and others.
* — Updated Oct. 22, 2017

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