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Lawrence Arnold

Position Wide Receiver
Height 6'3"
Weight 200 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown DeSoto, Texas
High School DeSoto HS

Career Honors
2023: Preseason All-Big 12 Fourth Team (Athlon, Phil Steele), Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List …

2023 (Jr.): Missouri State: Completed four catches for 77 including a team-best 52-yard reception … Illinois: Caught a team-high five receptions on five targets for 89 yards … at Nevada: Hauled in five catches for 46 yards … BYU: Produced 34 yards on four receptions … at Texas: Completed one catch on two targets for five yards in the contest … UCF: Caught the first touchdown of his 2023 season with a five-yard reception, his only catch of the afternoon. at Oklahoma State: Caught five passes for 68 yards, good for 13.6 yards per reception. Oklahoma: Caught three passes for a total of 79 yards, good for 26.3 yards per catch…  at Iowa State: Hauled in three passes for 112 yards and a touchdown in the win over the Cyclones… Texas Tech:  Hauled in two passes for a total of 44 yards, good for 22 yards per catch… Kansas State: Hauled in two passes for 17 yards, also caught his third touchdown of the season… at Cincinnati:Caught three passes for a total of 74 yards, good for over 24.5 yards per catch…

2022 (R-Soph.): Tennessee Tech: Made the start for KU at wide receiver … Caught four catches for 56 yards on five targets … at West Virginia: Grabbed three catches for 30 yards against the Mountaineers … at Houston: Led the Jayhawks in receptions with three for 24 yards on five targets … Duke: Made four catches on four targets, good for a team-high 84 yards … Reeled in a TD reception in win over Duke … Iowa State: Did not record any stats … TCU: Grabbed three catches on six targets for 41 yards … Recorded 24 yards after the catch … at Oklahoma: Recorded season-high 113 yards on five catches … Also reeled in two TDs against the Sooners … at Baylor: Logged 53 yards on three catches against the Bears … Oklahoma State: Caught two passes for 18 yards and a TD against the Cowboys … at Texas Tech: Brought in a game-high 110 yards on four catches for his second game of the season with 100+ receiving yards … Texas: Caught his only target for a 42-yard gain … at Kansas State: Finished with five catches for 26 yards vs the Wildcats … Arkansas: Logged six catches for 119 yards and 53 yards after the catch making this game the third time of the season with 100+ receiving yards.

2021 (R-Fr): Contributor for the Jayhawks that saw playing time in 11 out of 12 KU games, while starting 9 of those games … Recorded 27 catches for 316 yards and three touchdowns … good for an average of 11.7 yards per catch, with a long reception of 37 yards … South Dakota: Caught his first two career touchdowns in the season opener, including the game-winner for a total of three catches and two touchdowns … at Coastal Carolina: Saw playing time against the Chanticleers … Had one reception of 37 yards (season high reception) and longest of his career … at Duke: First start … Made eight catches, good for 68 yards … Texas Tech: Saw action against the Red Raiders …  Made one catch for 16 yards, including a touchdown … Oklahoma: Compiled four catches for a season high of 73 yards … Oklahoma State: Saw action against the Cowboys … Recorded one catch for 14 yards … Kansas State: Grabbed three catches for 21 yards … at Texas: Started against the Longhorns … Made four catches for 30 yards, contributing to the Jayhawks OT win … at TCU:  Recorded one catch for 14 yards and one solo tackle… West Virginia: Saw playing time … Recorded one catch for 14 yards.

2020 (Fr.): Played in the first four games of the season, earning a start at Baylor … Caught six passes for a total of 45 yards, good for an average of 7.5 yards per catch. Coastal Carolina: Made his Kansas debut in the Jayhawks’ season opener … Caught two passes for 18 yards against the Chanticleers … at Baylor: Started his first-career game at wide receiver against the Bears … Had one catch for seven yards … Oklahoma State: Accumulated 20 yards against OSU on three receptions with a long catch of 11 yards … at West Virginia: Saw playing time against the Mountaineers, but did not record any stats.

High School: Rated as a three star recruit by Rivals.com, 247 Sports and ESPN … The No. 43 prospect out of the Lone Star State, according to the Dallas Morning News … Ranked as the No. 81 recruit in the state of Texas according to Rivals … Projected to be a Power-5 starter according to 247Sports.com … Among the top-100 high school recruits in the state of Texas, according to the Waco Tribune-Herald … In his senior season he recorded 53 receptions with 877 receiving yards, with 15 receiving touchdowns … Earned first-team all-district honors as a junior … Earned first-team all-district selection as a sophomore.

Personal: Son of Olinda Bates-Cain and Keenan Cain … Plans to major in business management … Chose Kansas over offers from Southern Miss, Cal, Northwestern, Kansas State and others.

Football 🏈 Lawrence Arnold Selected to Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List

Kansas junior wide receiver Lawrence Arnold has been named to the watch list for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, which recognizes the nation’s outstanding Division I college offensive player who was either born in Texas, graduated from a Texas high school or played at a Texas-based junior college or four-year college.

Football 🏈 KU Has 12 Recognized on Phil Steele’s All-Big 12 Preseason Teams

Kansas had 12 players selected to the Phil Steele’s 2023 Preseason All-Big 12 Football teams, highlighted by three first team and three second team selections.

Football 🏈 Jayhawks Have 10 Selected to Athlon Sports All-Big 12 Preseason Teams

The Kansas Jayhawks had 10 players chosen for the 2023 Athlon Sports Preseason All-Big 12 Football Teams, highlighted by four first team selections in quarterback Jalon Daniels, running back Devin Neal, offensive lineman Mike Novitsky and cornerback Cobee Bryant.

Football Inside Kansas Football’s Do-or-Die Drive Against South Dakota

Lance Leipold will likely long remember every major detail of his first game in crimson and blue, with Kansas football’s new head coach debuting in style by way of a 17-14 come-from-behind victory over South Dakota last Friday night at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium.