Jayhawk Football Signs Four

Dec. 21, 2005

Lawrence, Kan. – Head Coach Mark Mangino announced that four student-athletes have signed to play football at Kansas and will join the Jayhawks next semester. DB Blake Bueltel, TE Marc Jones, DB Michael McCoy and OL Rameses Arceo all signed with the team during today’s signing period.<?xml:namespace prefix=”o” ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office”?>

Blake Bueltel
DB, 6-0, 175, Jr.-TR
Topeka, Kan.
Hayden HS/Butler County CC
At Butler County CC: Played two seasons for coach Troy Morrell at Butler County Community College in El Dorado, Kan. … Recorded 33 total tackles including two quarterback sacks as a sophomore … Also collected four interceptions and eight pass break-ups. High School: A graduate of Hayden High School in Topeka, Kan. … Earned varsity letters in football and track … An all-league and all-city performer on the gridiron. Personal: Son of Janelle Bueltel.

Marc Jones
TE, 6-4, 225, Jr.-TR
Norfolk, Va.
Lake Taylor HS/Kilgore College
At Kilgore College: Played two seasons for coach Jim Rieves at Kilgore College in Kilgore, Texas … Helped the team to the Pilgrim’s Pride Bowl Classic vs. Pima CC as a freshman … Posted three catches for 40 yards and a touchdown for the Rangers as a sophomore in 2004. High School: A graduate of Lake Taylor High School in Norfolk, Va. Personal: Son of Leslie Jones.

Michael McCoy
DB, 5-11, 185, Jr.-TR
Palmdale, Calif.
Highland HS/San Bernardino Valley CC
At San Bernardino Valley CC: Played two seasons for coach Pat Meech at San Bernardino Valley Community College in San Bernardino, Calif. … Recorded two interceptions, 10 pass deflections and 55 tackles in six games as a sophomore … An honorable-mention all-league selection in 2004 … Collected 55 tackles, four interceptions and one forced fumble as a freshman. High School: A graduate of Highland High School in Palmdale, Calif. … Earned first-team all-league honors as a senior … Had 400 yards rushing, 300 yards receiving and three interceptions for HHS. Personal: Son of Necie McCoy.

Rameses Arceo
OL, 6-4, 295, Jr.-TR
Whittier, Calif.
St. Paul HS/Cerritos College
At Cerritos CC:
A two-year starter for Coach Frank Mazzota at Cerritos College … Saw action at both left tackle and left guard for offensive line coach Tom Caines … An all-conference performer as a sophomore. High School: A graduate of St. Paul High School … Named Mission League Most Valuable Lineman as a senior in high school, while also earning first-team all-league honors… Also named first-team All-CIF, first-team All-Southern Section and first-team All-Area as a senior and junior… Helped St. Paul High School to the league championship. Personal: Is the son of Fred Arceo and Rosemarie Quiros.