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O.J. Burroughs

Position Safety
Height 5'10"
Weight 185 lbs.
Class Freshman
Hometown Savannah, Ga.
High School IMG Academy
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2021 (Fr): Freshman safety played in all 12 games for the Jayhawks … Finished the season with 26 tackles (22 solo and four assisted) … Along with one interception, two pass break-ups, and one forced fumble … South Dakota: Contributed in the Jayhawks win over the Coyotes by recording two solo tackles and one pass deflection … at Coastal Carolina: Saw playing time … Did not record any stats … Baylor: Recorded a season high of five tackles (four solo and one assisted) … at Duke: Received first career start … Made three tackles at safety  (two solo and one assisted) against the Blue Devils … at Iowa State: recorded one tackle against the Cyclones … Texas Tech: Saw playing time against the Red Raiders …Tallied a pair of tackles (two assisted) … Oklahoma: Made two tackles (one solo, one assisted) … at Oklahoma State: Contributed an assisted tackle against the Cowboys and a pass deflection … Kansas State: Recorded four tackles (solo) in the Sunflower Showdown and one interception … at Texas: Saw playing time … Had third 4+ tackle (solo) game of the season in the Jayhawks overtime win against the Longhorns and an interception … at TCU: Saw playing time and tallied two tackles (solo) … WVU: Saw playing time … Did not record any stats.

High School

A 247 Sports and Rivals three-star recruit…Coached by Bobby Acosta at IMG Academy…IMG ranked No. 1 in the MaxPreps High School Football Rankings after posting a perfect 8-0 record in 2020…Posted 37 tackles, two tackles-for-loss, four interceptions, five passes defended and two forced fumbles in six games as a senior…In 13 games as a sophomore at Savannah Christian HS in 2018, collected 89 tackles in 13 games with 10 interceptions and two forced fumbles…Picked off two passes as a freshman.


Son of Omar Burroughs and Tiffany Barnard…Step son of Kris Burroughs…Also drew interest from Georgia Tech, Tennessee, Coastal Carolina and others.