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Rell Lewis

Position Running Back
Height 5'9''
Weight 205 lbs.
Class Graduate Student
Hometown Muskogee, Okla.
High School Muskogee HS

Career Honors: 2007: KU Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week vs. Florida International.

2010 (Jr.): Sat out the year after suffering a season-ending leg injury during August practice.

2009 (So.): Saw action on special teams in every game, making three tackles on the season… Recorded rushes in three different games… Ran five times for 17 yards at UTEP in second game of the season… Rushed five times for 43 yards at Texas for season-best mark… Added three carries for 12 yards against Missouri in season finale… Had two catches on year, including a 42-yarder against Missouri.

2008 (Fr.): Saw limited time on special teams and in a reserve role… Made three tackles on the year.

2007 (RS): Redshirted his first year at Kansas.

High School: A graduate of Muskogee High School in Muskogee, Okla… An all-State and all-district performer following the 2006 season… Also was named Offensive MVP in the district as a senior… Earned team MVP honors on the offensive side of the ball as a junior in 2005… Was named to the Tulsa World all-state team as a multi-purpose player despite missing four games in 2006… Was chosen to the Oklahoma Coaches all-state team and selected to play in the OCA game in July… Helped the Roughers to the regional title in 2006… Earned varsity letters in football and baseball… Was named team offensive MVP as a junior and earned all-district honors on the baseball field… Coached in football by Matt Hennessy.

Personal: Born in Muskogee, Okla… Major is communication studies… Hobbies include playing video games and sports… Son of Greg and Cynthia Mims… Has two brothers and one sister… One brother played basketball at Missouri Southern.