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Brandon Bourbon - Football - Kansas Jayhawks

Brandon Bourbon

Position Running Back
Height 6'1''
Weight 225 lbs.
Class Junior
Hometown Potosi, Mo.
High School Potosi HS

2012 (So.): Played in 10 games… Made first career start at Oklahoma… Did not play against TCU or Kansas State due to injury… Rushed for 41 yards on 12 carries and added 56 yards and a touchdown on eight catches… Collected 53 yards on three kickoff returns… Gained 17 yards on five carries against South Dakota State and added a 12-yard reception… Had an eight-yard catch against Rice… Collected a career high three catches for 21 yards at Oklahoma… Returned three kicks for 53 yards, including a 21-yarder, against Texas… Scored first receiving touchdown at Texas Tech on a 10-yard reception… Carried the ball three times for 12 yards against Iowa State.

2011 (RFr.): Played in eight games at running back and as a kick returner … Recorded first 100-plus yard game against Texas Tech … Carried the ball 10 times for 101 yards, including a 51-yard score … Became the first Jayhawk other than James Sims to run for 100 yards since Toben Opurum in 2009 … Rushed for 37 yards on seven carries against Northern Illinois … Saw first action against McNeese State, gaining 19 yards on three carries … Returned four kicks totaling 72 yards at Georgia Tech … Had a 31-yard kickoff return at Oklahoma State … Recorded 79 yards in kickoff returns against Kansas State, including a season-long of 36 yards … Made a season-long reception of 20 yards at Texas … Rushed for 25 yards on two carries at Iowa State.

2010 (Fr.): Redshirted his first year at Kansas.

High School: A two-time all-state selection in Class 3 in Missouri… Named the Missouri 3A Player of the Year as a senior… Led team to an 11-1 record… Rushed for a school record 2,531 yards and 34 touchdowns on 196 carries… Set the school career rushing record with 5,551 yards… Set the school[apos]s single-game rushing mark with 451 yards, which unofficially ranks as the fifth-best in Missouri history… As a junior he rushed for a then school-record of 2,420 yards on 248 carries… Also caught nine passes for 134 yards… Ran for 600 yards on 98 carries as a sophomore… Caught a 98-yard touchdown pass for a school record… Also competed in track and set the school record in the 100 meters (10.4).

Personal: Born in Potosi, Mo… Son of Roger and Janet Bourbon… Has one brother and one sister… Plans to major in psychology or sociology… Would like to coach after graduation… Main hobby is weight lifting.