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Taiwan Berryhill Jr. - Football - Kansas Jayhawks

Taiwan Berryhill Jr.

Position Linebacker
Height 6'2"
Weight 230 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown New Orleans, La.
High School St. Augustine HS
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2023 (Jr.): Missouri State: Assisted on a tackle for loss and logged three total tackles in season-opener … at Nevada: Produced three total tackles in the week three win … at Texas: Logged one solo and one assisted tackle for two total … UCF: Matched his career-high and set a new season-high with eight total tackles (seven solo) in the game … Broke his career-high with 1.5 tackles for loss … Matches his career-high with one sack for a loss of eight… Oklahoma: Totaled seven tackles, six of which being solo in the win over the Sooners…  at Iowa State: Recorded one solo tackle in the win over the Cyclones… Texas Tech:  Tallied five total tackles (four solo) in the contest… Kansas State: Recorded a solo tackle in the contest… at Cincinnati: Recorded four total tackles (two solo) in the victory over the Bearcats…

2022 (Jr.): Tennessee Tech: Recorded three solo tackles, one for a loss of two yards in season-opener … at West Virginia: Logged three assisted tackles against the Mountaineers, one for a loss of three yards … at Houston: Made three tackles (two solo, one assisted) in win over the Cougars … Tallied a sack (solo) for a loss of three yards … Duke: Did not record any stats … Iowa State: Recorded three tackles (two solo, one assisted) … Sacked the Cyclones once for a loss of 10 yards … TCU: Made three tackles (one solo, two assisted) … at Oklahoma: Recorded six tackles against the Sooners (three solo, three assisted) … at Baylor: Made three tackles (one solo, two assisted) … Oklahoma State: Made a solo tackle … at Texas Tech: Recorded eight tackles (seven solo, one assisted) … Made a TFL for three yards … Texas: Compiled four tackles (three solo, one assisted) … Broke-up a pass attempt … at Kansas State: Finished with two tackles, both being solo … Also had a sack vs the Wildcats … Arkansas: Finished with seven total tackles (two solo, five assisted)

2021 (So): Saw playing time in all 12 of KU’s games as a sophomore … Started the first four games for the Jayhawks … Tallied 31 tackles (14 solo, 17 assisted) … South Dakota: Made two tackles (solo) … at Coastal Carolina: Posted four tackles (two solo, two assisted) … Baylor: Recorded three tackles (two solo, one assisted) against the Bears … at Duke: Made season high six tackles (two solo, four assisted) … at Iowa State: Saw playing time … Did not record any stats … Texas Tech: Saw action against the Red Raiders making four tackles (one solo, three assisted) … Oklahoma: Collected two tackles (two assisted) … at Oklahoma State: Contributed four tackles (two solo, two assisted) against the Cowboys … Kansas State: Made one solo tackle … at Texas: Saw action … Did not record any stats … at TCU: Tallied four tackles (two solo, two assisted) against the Horned Frogs … West Virginia:  Made one assisted tackle.

2020 (Fr.): Played in the final five games of the season with one start at Texas Tech … Collected five total tackles in his playing time, three of the solo variety and two assisted. at Kansas State: Made his Jayhawk debut in Manhattan during the Dillons Sunflower Showdown … Iowa State: Recorded his first-career tackle (a solo) against the Cyclones … at Oklahoma: Played in his third-straight game against the Sooners, assisting on one tackle … TCU: Set career highs in both solo tackles and total tackles with two … at Texas Tech: Earned his first start of the season in Lubbock, at the LB position … One of 11 true freshmen who have now started a game throughout the season for KU … Assisted on one tackle before having to leave the game early due to injury.

High School: Rated as a three star recruit by Rivals.com, 247 Sports and ESPN … Ranked as the No. 39 recruit in the state of Louisiana, according to Rivals … Played under head coach Kenneth Dorsey Jr., at St. Augustine HS … Started at linebacker as a junior for St. Augustine HS, where he recorded 40 total tackles with three sacks and four tackles-for-loss … Helped St. Augustine into the second round of the Division I playoffs in 2018.

Personal: Son of Maria Andrade and Taiwan Berryhill … Plans to major in business … Chose Kansas over offers from Arkansas, Colorado State, Indiana, Tennessee and Memphis, among others.