Career Honors: 2020: Academic All-Big 12 Football First Team … Wuerffel Trophy Preseason Watch List. 2017: Academic All-Big 12 First Team; Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (spring). 2016: Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (fall); KU’s Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week (at Oklahoma).
2020 (Sr.): Academic All-Big 12 Football First Team … In the starting lineup for KU in each of the team’s first six games of the season … Contributed a solo tackle on the year. Coastal Carolina: Started the season opener at right guard against Coastal Carolina … at Baylor: A team captain in the Jayhawks’ Big 12 Conference season opener … Again in the starting lineup at right guard for the Jayhawks … Oklahoma State: In the starting lineup at right guard for KU … at West Virginia: Made a solo tackle against the Mountaineers … at Kansas State: Started his fifth-consecutive game of the season in Manhattan … Iowa State: In the starting lineup for the Jayhawks for the sixth-consecutive game of the season, this time at the center position.
2019 (Jr.): Played in each of KU’s 12-game season on the offensive line, earning a spot in the starting lineup in eight of those contests. Indiana State: Started at right guard in the season opener … Coastal Carolina: Earned his second-straight start at right guard for the Jayhawks vs. the Chanticleers … at Boston College: Manned the right guard position for the Jayhawks’ offensive line … Did not record any stats … West Virginia: Saw playing time but did not record any stats … at TCU: Has now made five starts for the Jayhawks at right guard this season … Oklahoma: Again in the starting lineup at right guard for Kansas against the nationally ranked Sooners … at Texas: Started at right guard for the Jayhawks, his seventh start of the season … Texas Tech: Saw playing time, but did not record any stats, in the Jayhawks’ Homecoming win over the Red Raiders … Kansas State: Earned his eighth start of the season against the Wildcats … at Oklahoma State: Played against the nationally ranked Cowboys, but did not record any statistics on the afternoon … at Iowa State: Saw playing time in Ames, but did not record any stats … Baylor: Played in his 12th game of the year for the Jayhawks in their season finale.
2018 (So.): Played in all 12 games on both the offensive line and special teams.
2017 (RFr.): Saw action in 10 games, starting all 10 at right guard.
2016 (Fr.): Did not see any game action and redshirted.
High School: A consensus three-star offensive line prospect according to Rivals, ESPN and 247Sports.com … Earned two letters at Harker Heights HS playing for head coach Jerry Edwards … A two-way standout for the Knights on the offensive line and at defensive tackle … Also lettered in wrestling and track & field at Harker Heights … A member of the A/B honor roll.
Personal: Son of Chris and Naomi Hughes … Has three siblings: Camrhon, Naashon and Rhandy … Brothers Camrhon and Naashon played football at Texas … Graduated with a degree in business.