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Jeremiah McCullough

Position Safety
Height 6'0"
Weight 200 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Baltimore, Md.
High School Mount St. Joseph HS

Career Honors: 2019: Academic All-Big 12 Second Team. 2018: Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (spring).

2019 (Sr.): An Academic All-Big 12 Second Team selection … Played in the first eight games of the season, earning starting nods in six of those contests … Registered 22 tackles (15 solo, seven assisted) … Intercepted one pass, which he returned for 13 yards … Made four pass breakups in his playing time, which was good for third among Jayhawk defenders for the year. Indiana State: Recorded an interception early in the third quarter which he returned for 13 yards, while also adding one tackle … Coastal Carolina: Started at safety vs. the Chanticleers … Did not record any statistics … at Boston College: Made two pass breakups against the Eagles, a new career high … Also tallied four total tackles (one solo, three assisted) while playing in Chestnut Hill … West Virginia: Broke up two Mountaineer passes to tie his Kansas career high … Made three tackles (one solo, two assisted) in the team’s Big 12 Conference season opener … at TCU: Totaled three solo tackles in Fort Worth … Oklahoma: One of two Jayhawks to register six total tackles against the Sooners, tops on the team … Four were of the solo variety, while the other two were assisted … at Texas: Made four solo tackles against the nationally ranked Longhorns.

2018 (Jr.): Saw action in 10 games, starting two at safety … Finished the season with 23 total tackles, including 14 solo hits … at Central Michigan: Snagged his first-career interception … Rutgers: Had three tackles … at West Virginia: Recorded a career-high eight tackles … at Texas Tech: Credited with three tackles … TCU: Made his first-career-start at safety … Totaled five tackles … at Oklahoma: Recorded two tackles.

2016-17 (Fr.-So. at Hartnell College): Rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com … Collected 36 total tackles, including 29 solo hits, in 2017 … Recorded two interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown … Also posted two fumble recoveries … Two-time first team all-conference … Named Hit Man of the Year both seasons at Hartnell … Played for head coach Matt Collins at Hartnell … Named to the Dean’s List for his efforts in the classroom.

High School: Played on both sides of the ball at Mount St. Joseph HS under head coach Richard Holzer … Recorded 39 tackles on defense and also collected 479 receiving yards on 30 catches as a senior … Helped lead the Gaels to an 8-3 mark during his final season.

Personal: Son of Monica and Michael McCullough … Has three brothers: Michael and Ahmad McCullough and Georgio Johnson … Plans to major in communications … Chose Kansas over Fresno State, Toledo and Utah State.