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Corey Avery

Position Running Back
Height 5'10''
Weight 197 lbs.
Class Sophomore
Hometown Dallas, Texas
High School Carter HS

High School: Rated a four-star prospect by ESPN.com… Tabbed a three-star standout by Rivals.com and Scout.com… ESPN ranked him the 35-best running back in the nation and the 44th-best player in the state of Texas… Rated the 43rd-best athlete in the Class of 2014 and 87th-best player in the state of Texas by Rivals.com… Named to Vype Magazine’s DFW Top 100 for 2014 list… Two-time district Most Valuable Player… Carried the ball 158 times for 1,667 yards and 18 touchdowns in 2013… Credited with 16 receptions for 249 yards and four scores… Rushed for 839 yards and 13 TDs on 131 carries as a junior… Also hauled in 29 catches for 395 yards and six TDs in 2012… Coached by Patrick Williams. 

Personal: Son of Constance and Andrea Avery… Chose Kansas over offers from Baylor, Kansas State, LSU, Nebraska, Ohio State, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas, Texas Tech, Washington State and West Virginia… Teamed up with current KU player, Courtney Arnick, at CHS.