KU football 2016 recruiting class

Name Pos. Height Wt. Hometown (High school/Previous school) Bio
Shola Ayinde DB 6-0 168 Richmond, Texas (Georg Ranch High) Once committed to Tulsa, Ayinde is known for range and speed in the secondary. New KU defensive line coach Calvin Thibodeaux had recruited him since his junior year. Originally in the Class of 2015, Ayinde was delayed a year but is still headed to KU.
Isaiah Bean DE 6-4 210 Summer Creek High (Houston) Two-star, athletic defensive end became one of KU's top priorities when local prospect Amani Bledsoe pledged his services to Oklahoma.
Julian Chandler DB 6-0 170 Hightower (Texas) High Defensive back previously had committed to Louisiana Tech but de-committed in January and picked the Jayhawks over offers from Nevada, New Mexico and North Texas.
DeeIsaac Davis DT 6-3 290 Highland, Kansas (Highland C.C.) A Wichita native, Davis played his first year of college football at Eastern Arizona and recorded 76 tackles before moving on to Highland C.C. and registering 76 tackles and five sacks.
Cam Durley OL 6-6 275 Houston, Texas (Houston Christian) Originally a late addition to the 2015 class, Durely was delayed a year and is now in KU's 2016 class. Chose KU over McNeese State, San Diego State, TCU and Temple along with interest from Texas Tech.
Evan Fairs WR 6-3 182 Richmond, Texas Two-star wideout who was a finalist for the Houston Touchdown Club offensive player of the year award in 2015, picked Kansas over Illinois after initially committing to Maryland and re-opening his recruitment when the coaching staff was fired.
Antione Frazier OL 6-5 250 Huffman, Texas (Hargrave) A two-star offensive tackle, Frazier played both ways for Hargrave and committed to KU offensive line coach Zach Yenser in February of 2015, before his senior high school season.
Hunter Harris OL 6-2 257 Aledo, Texas (Aledo) A two-star offensive lineman from Aledo, Texas, Harris had offers from Cal, Princeton and Tulsa, as well, before committing to Kansas.
Khalil Herbert RB 5-10 190 Heritage High (Plantation, Fla.) Herbert has trained with former KU standout Tony Sands during his prep career. He committed to KU on his fifth and final official visit Saturday night and picked the Jayhawks over offers Florida Atlantic, Florida International, Fordham, Georgia State and Mississippi State.
Isi Holani DT 6-3 300 Riverside, California (Riverside C.C.) Kansas filled a need by adding the three-star juco defensive tackle shortly after the 2015 season ended. Holani also had offers from Kansas State, Oklahoma State, Boise State and others.
Chris Hughes OL 6-5 260 Harker Heights, Texas (Harker Heights) After spending a recruiting weekend in Lawrence in October of his senior year, the three-star offensive lineman cited the impressions David Beaty and Zach Yenser made on him as reason for committing to KU.
Maciah Long LB 6-2 230 Houston, Texas (North Shore) A big get for Kansas, the three-star inside linebacker went with the Jayhawks instead of programs such as Ohio State, Missouri and UCLA.
Kyle Mayberry DB 5-11 163 Tulsa, Oklahoma (Booker T. Washington) One of the top defensive backs in Oklahoma, the three-star Mayberry consulted former KU star Chris Harris before deciding to join Kansas football instead of pursuing offers from the likes of Kansas State, Houston, Washington State and others.
Ian Peterson DB 5-11 180 Round Rock, Texas (Cedar Ridge) KU defensive backs coach Kenny Perry’s reputation helped land the two-star corner. Peterson committed to Kansas without making a visit and chose the Jayhawks over offers from Colorado, Wisconsin, SMU and others.
Stephan Robinson WR 5-11 173 Miami, Oklahoma (NE Oklahoma A & M J.C.) A two-star juco receiver, Robinson could have a future on KU’s defense. He’ll have three seasons of eligibility remaining as a Jayhawk after considering Virginia Tech, Iowa State and other programs.
Tyriek Starks QB 6-2 188 New Orleans (Warren Easton) Two-star, dual-threat QB who threw for 4,000+ yards and rushed for 1,000 more while leading his team to the state semis picked KU over Georgia Southern and Tulane.
Bryce Torneden S 5-10 185 Free State High (Lawrence) Former North Dakota State commitment was one of the Sunflower League's most dynamic players during the past couple of seasons and a key component to the recent success enjoyed by the Firebirds. He said getting a chance to play in the Big 12 under another Lawrence native in KU defensive coordinator Clint Bowen was too appealing to pass up.
* — Updated Jan. 31, 2016

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