Career Honors: 2012: Earned Academic All-Big 12 Second Team honors… Named to the Athletic Director[apos]s Honor Roll during spring semester.
2012 (Sr.): Played in six games… Made first start since 2008 as a nickel back against TCU… Collected five tackles and an interception on the season… Recorded first career interception in season opener against South Dakota State to go along with two solo tackles… Tallied a season-best three tackles at Northern Illinois.
2011 (Jr.): Played in two games, against McNeese State and at Texas A&M … Made only tackle of the season against the Aggies.
2010 (So.): Saw limited action on the season… Did not record any statistics.
2009 (RS): Redshirted the season after playing as a freshman in 2008.
2008 (Fr.): Saw action in KU[apos]s first nine games of the year as a true freshman… Started at cornerback against Texas Tech… Made a season-high five tackles in that game… Had three stops vs. Sam Houston State… Had 14 tackles on the year.
High School: A three-time all-district selection and a two-time all-Garland pick… As a senior, registered 62 tackles, while breaking up eight passes and recording four interceptions… Recorded 92 tackles and eight PBUs as a junior… The 92 tackles were a school defensive back record… Had a school defensive back record 21 tackles in a single game… As a sophomore he recorded 55 tackles and one interception… Named his team[apos]s defensive back of the year four times… Was the team[apos]s freshman of the year as well… Also competed in track.
Personal: Born in Dallas, Texas… Major is pre-business… Likes to work out, eat and rap… Son of Shelly Powell and Walter Haynes… Has one brother and one sister.