Career Honors: 2020: Wuerffel Trophy Preseason Watch List. 2017: Academic All-Big 12 First Team; Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (spring). 2016: Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (fall); KU’s Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week (at Oklahoma).
2019 (Jr.): Indiana State: Started at right guard in the season opener … Coastal Carolina: Earned his second-straight start at right guard for the Jayhawks vs. the Chanticleers … at Boston College: Manned the right guard position for the Jayhawks’ offensive line … Did not record any stats … West Virginia: Saw playing time but did not record any stats … at TCU: Has now made five starts for the Jayhawks at right guard this season … Oklahoma: Again in the starting lineup at right guard for Kansas against the nationally ranked Sooners … at Texas: Started at right guard for the Jayhawks, his seventh start of the season … Texas Tech: Saw playing time, but did not record any stats, in the Jayhawks’ Homecoming win over the Red Raiders … Kansas State: Earned his eighth start of the season against the Wildcats … at Oklahoma State: Played against the nationally ranked Cowboys, but did not record any statistics on the afternoon … at Iowa State: Saw playing time in Ames, but did not record any stats … Baylor: Played in his 12th game of the year for the Jayhawks in their season finale.
2018 (So.): Played in all 12 games on both the offensive line and special teams.
2017 (RFr.): Saw action in 10 games, starting all 10 at right guard.
2016 (Fr.): Did not see any game action and redshirted.
High School: A consensus three-star offensive line prospect according to Rivals, ESPN and 247Sports.com … Earned two letters at Harker Heights HS playing for head coach Jerry Edwards … A two-way standout for the Knights on the offensive line and at defensive tackle … Also lettered in wrestling and track & field at Harker Heights … A member of the A/B honor roll.
Personal: Son of Chris and Naomi Hughes … Has three siblings: Camrhon, Naashon and Rhandy … Brothers Camrhon and Naashon played football at Texas … Majoring in pre-business.