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Gavin Potter

Position Linebacker
Height 6'2''
Weight 215 lbs.
Class Freshman
Hometown Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
High School Broken Arrow HS
bio

2019 (Fr.): Oklahoma: Started his second-straight game at linebacker against the Sooners … Tallied one assisted tackle on the afternoon … at TCU: Made his first start as a Jayhawk, at the linebacker position … Led the team defensively with 11 total tackles (nine solo, two assisted) … West Virginia: Made two solo tackles against the Mountaineers … Recorded his first tackle-for-loss (TFL) as a Jayhawk for a WVU loss of one yard … at Boston College: Tallied five total tackles (three solo, two assisted) for the Jayhawks in Chestnut Hill … Also recorded one quarterback hurry … Both statistics were career bests … Coastal Carolina: Saw playing time vs. the Chanticleers … Did not record any stats … Indiana State: Saw playing time but did not record any stats.

High School: Earned a three-star rating from 247Sports.com and Rivals.com … Helped lead Broken Arrow HS to a 6AI state championship with a perfect 13-0 record in 2018 … Played under head coach David Alexander at Broken Arrow HS … Named a finalist for Oklahoma Defensive Player of the Year by the Tulsa World … Earned All-State First Team honors from The Oklahoman and USA Today at linebacker, after playing on offense until his senior season … Recorded 92 total tackles with two sacks including 52 solos and 40 assists his senior season … He also added 23 tackles-for-loss, three fumble recoveries, two blocked kicks and an interception … Also a standout wrestler, having two state titles to his name.

Personal: Son of Wes Ontiveros and Angie Potter … Plans to major in marketing … Chose Kansas over offers from Kansas State, Incarnate Word and Kent. State.