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Taiwan Berryhill - Football - Kansas Jayhawks

Taiwan Berryhill

Position Linebacker
Height 6'2"
Weight 225 lbs.
Class Freshman
Hometown New Orleans, La.
High School St. Augustine HS
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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.