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Tristan Golightly - Football - Kansas Jayhawks

Tristan Golightly

Position Wide Receiver
Height 6'4"
Weight 212 lbs.
Class Freshman
Hometown Mesquite, Texas
High School Poteet HS

2020 (Fr.): The true freshman saw playing time in each of the team’s nine games of the season … Caught two passes for a total of 22 yards, good for an average of 11.0 yards per catch … His long reception of the season was 13 yards … Averaged 2.4 catches per contest on the year … Made four stops on the defensive side of the ball. Coastal Carolina: Saw playing time against the Chanticleers in the Jayhawks’ season opener but did not record any stats … at Baylor: Recorded a solo tackle in Waco for his first stats of the season and his KU career … Oklahoma State: Played against the Cowboys but did not record any stats … at West Virginia: Made two solo tackles, a new career high, in Morgantown … at Kansas State: Saw playing time in the annual Dillons Sunflower Showdown but did not record any stats … Iowa State: Again saw the field for the Jayhawks against the Cyclones, but did not record any statistics in the game … at Oklahoma: Caught the first pass of his collegiate career in Norman, a nine-yard strike from Miles Kendrick in the fourth quarter of the game against the Sooners … TCU: Played in his eighth game of the season … Did not record any stats against the Horned Frogs … at Texas Tech: In his ninth appearance of the season for the Jayhawks, made one catch from QB Miles Kendrick, good for a gain of 13 yards … Also tallied a solo stop on defense.

High School: Labeled as a three star recruit by Rivals.com … No. 40 recruit in the SportsDayHS Top 100, as well as No. 40 by the Dallas Morning News … Recorded 43 receptions, with 667 receiving yards and nine touchdowns, in 2019 … Recorded 1,160 career receiving yards, while averaging 17.1 yards per catch.

Personal: Son of Demetra Golightly … Intends to major in business … Chose Kansas over offers from Iowa State, Houston, LSU, Georgia Tech and others.