Robert Topps III
Career Honors: 2017: Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (fall).
2018 (RFr.): Nicholls: Saw his first-career action on special teams … at Central Michigan: Saw action at special teams, but did not record any statistics … Rutgers: Saw action on special teams… Oklahoma State: Saw action on special teams … Recorded his first tackle as a Jayhawk … at Texas Tech: Saw action on special teams … TCU: Saw action on special teams … Iowa State: Saw action on special teams … at Kansas State: Saw action on special teams … at Oklahoma: Saw action on special teams … Texas: Saw action on special teams.
2017 (Fr.): Redshirted his first season at Kansas.
High School: Rated a three-star prospect by ESPN.com, Rivals.com and 247sports.com … Helped Marist HS to an 8-2 record and a playoff berth in 2016 … Named First Team All-East Suburban Catholic Conference playing for head coach Pat Dunne … Helped the Redhawks to a 2015 Illinois State Championship appearance and a 2016 ESCC championship … Posted three interceptions, a blocked field goal, two punt blocks and a special teams touchdown as a senior … Also lettered in basketball.
Personal: Son of Robert and Latanya Topps … Chose Kansas over offers from Ball State, Bowling Green, Central Michigan, Connecticut, Nevada, New Mexico, Northern Illinois, Western Michigan, Wyoming and Youngstown State … Majoring in pre-sport management.