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Azur Kamara

Position Linebacker
Height 6'4''
Weight 235 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Glendale, Ariz.
High School Central HS
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Career Honors: 2019: Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (spring).

2019 (Sr.): Oklahoma: Was all over the field defensively for the Jayhawks against the Sooners, contributing five total tackles (three solo, two assisted), 1.0 sack for a loss of eight yards … Also hurried the quarterback once … at TCU: Matched his KU-career best with five total tackles against the Horned Frogs (three solo, two assisted) … West Virginia: For the second-straight game, made four tackles for the Jayhawks (one solo, three assisted) … at Boston College: Tallied four total tackles (two solo, two assisted) for the Jayhawks in Chestnut Hill … Was also credited with 0.5 sack for a loss of three yards … Coastal Carolina: Made three tackles for the Jayhawks vs. the Chanticleers (two solo, one assisted) and added a sack for a loss of seven yards … Indiana State: Started at outside linebacker in the Jayhawks’ opening game … Recorded three total tackles, including one sack and one tackle-for-loss.

2018 (Jr.): Played in all 12 games, starting three … Credited with 16 total tackles, 5.0 TFLs and 1.0 sack … Also recorded one pass breakup, one quarterback hurry and one forced fumble … Rutgers: Earned his first-career start at defensive end … Finished the game with two tackles, including his first-career tackle-for-loss … at Baylor: Started at defensive end … Recorded one tackle … at West Virginia: Credited with two tackles and a TFL … at Texas Tech: Recorded a career-best five tackles with one sack … TCU: Started at defensive end … Credited with three tackles … at Kansas State: Credited with a TFL … Texas: Totaled two tackles on the day.

2016-17 (Fr.-So. at Arizona Western College): Rated a three-star prospect according to Rivals.com … Collected 30 total tackles, including a team-leading 15.5 tackles-for-loss in 2017 … Recorded 12.5 sacks, three forced fumbles, a pass breakup and a blocked kick in helping lead Arizona Western to the NJCAA national title game … Posted 45 total tackles, 13.5 TFLs and eight sacks in 2016 … Also had four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries while playing for head coach Tom Minnick at AWC.

High School: Collected 106 total tackes, including 25.5 sacks, during his senior season at Central HS in 2015 … Also caused four fumbles and recovered one … Earned first team all-conference on both offense and defense … Named to the All-USA Arizona High School football team following his senior season … Coached by Jon Clanton at CHS.

Personal: Son of Djaka Bility and Noah Sherrif … Has four sisters: Fatu and Amie Kamara and Mahawa and Makura Sherrif … Also has two brothers, Adam and Omar Sherrif … Majoring in liberal arts and sciences.