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Hakeem Adeniji - Football - Kansas Jayhawks

Hakeem Adeniji

Position Offensive Line
Height 6'5''
Weight 300 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Garland, Texas
High School Garland HS

Career Honors: 2019: Candidate for the Senior CLASS Award; Outland Trophy Wath List; Senior Bowl Invitee; NFL Combine Invitee; All-Big 12 First Team; Second Team All-Big 12 (Associated Press); Academic All-Big 12 Second Team; Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (spring); Preseason All-Big 12 First Team (Phil Steele); Preseason All-Big 12 Second Team (Athlon). 2018: Preseason All-Big 12 Third Team (Athlon). 2017: Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (fall and spring); Third Team All-Big 12 (Phil Steele); Honorable Mention All-Big 12 (Coaches); Preseason Third Team All-Big 12 (Athlon); Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team. 2016: All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (Coaches); Freshman All-Big 12 First Team (Athlon); KU’s Offensive Player of the Week (at Oklahoma); KU’s Offensive Player of the Week (Ohio).

2019 (Sr.): A starter on the offensive line in all 12 of KU’s games of the season, which extended his consecutive-starts streak to 48 games for his career … All-Big 12 First Team … Academic All-Big 12 Second Team … Invited to the NFL Combine. Indiana State: Started at left tackle in the season opener … Coastal Carolina: Ranks 16th in the nation in consecutive starts, marking his 38th game vs. the Chanticleers … at Boston College: Started his third game of the season, his 39th-consecutive overall, against the Eagles at left tackle … West Virginia: Made his 40th-career start for the Jayhawks against the Mountaineers … at TCU: Continued his streak of consecutive-games started for Kansas, marking his 41st, at left tackle … Oklahoma: Started his sixth-straight game of the season at left guard, and 42nd-consecutive overall, for the Jayhawks … at Texas: Has started all seven games of the season for the Jayhawks, upping his consecutive-starts streak to 43 … Texas Tech: Again started at left guard on KU’s offensive line … Kansas State: Against the Wildcats, made his 45th-consecutive start for KU … at Oklahoma State: Made his 10th-straight start of the season for the Jayhawks …at Iowa State: Made his 47th-consecutive start, in what is one of the longest active streaks in the country … Baylor: Started Senior Day at left tackle for the Jayhawks, his 12th start of the season, and the 48th-straight, of his KU career.

2018 (Jr.):
Started all 12 games at left tackle … at Central Michigan: Paved the way for running back Pooka Williams Jr’s., 125-yard, two-touchdown rushing performance against Central Michigan … Rutgers: Helped lead the KU rushing attack to 405 total yards at Rutgers … TCU: Helped lead running back Pooka Williams Jr., to 102 yards receiving against TCU … at Oklahoma: Paved the way for Pooka Williams Jr., to 252 yards rushing on the night.

2017 (So.): Started all 12 games on the offensive line with 11 at left tackle and one at right tackle … Moved to left tackle for the TCU game.

2016 (Fr.): A starter in all 12 games switching from right tackle to left tackle midway through the season … Named All-Big 12 Honorable Mention by the league coaches …  Tabbed Freshman All-Big 12 First Team by Athlon.

High School: Played both offensive tackle and defensive end at Garland HS … During his time at Garland HS, played under head coach Jeff Jordan … Earned three letters playing football and was named team captain as a senior … Helped lead the Owls to the Class 6A state playoffs three-straight years (2013-15) … Named All-Area Top 100 by the Dallas Morning News … Earned all-district honors as both a junior and a senior … Also lettered in basketball and track & field at GHS … Competed at the regional track & field meet in the shot put and discus as both a junior and a senior.

Personal: Son of Joke Adeniji and Semia Adeniji … Earned his degree in management and leadership in May 2019 … Brother, Moshood, played offensive line at Air Force (2010-13) and is currently stationed in Florida.