Jelani Brown

Position Defensive Tackle
Height 6'2''
Weight 290 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown San Jose, Calif.
High School Oak Grove HS

2019 (Sr.): Oklahoma: Made one solo tackle against the Sooners … at TCU: Tied his KU career high in TFLs with 1.0, for a loss of two yards … Also tallied three total tackles (two solo, one assisted) in Fort Worth … West Virginia: Recorded two solo tackles and one tackle-for-loss, a new Kansas career best … at Boston College: Contributed four total tackles to the Jayhawks’ defensive effort in Chestnut Hill, a new career high for him while at Kansas … Coastal Carolina: Made two total tackles (one solo, one assisted) vs. the Chanticleers … Also recorded 0.5 sack for a loss of four yards … Indiana State: Started at defensive tackle against the Sycamores … Recorded three tackles for the Jayhawks.

2018 (Jr.): Saw action on the defensive line in 12 games, recording five solo tackles and an assisted tackle … Registered a season-high two solo tackles and an assisted tackle against Oklahoma State.

2016-17 (Fr.-So. at College of San Mateo): Helped lead San Mateo to an 11-2 overall mark and a runner-up finish in the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) state championship game … Credited with 14 total tackles, 3.5 tackles-for-loss, 2.0 sacks and two passes breakups in his 10 games played in 2017 … Played for head coach Larry Owens at CSM.

High School: Helped lead Oak Grove HS to an 8-3 overall mark, a league title with a perfect 7-0 mark and an appearance in the CIF Central Coast Section Playoffs in 2016 … Credited with 96 total tackles, 10 sacks, five passes defended, two forced fumbles and two fumbles recovered in 2016 … Played under head coach Jay Braun at Oak Grove HS.

Personal: Son of Kyle Roach and Wayne Brown … Has one sister, Tiyana … Teammate of fellow Jayhawk Miles Kendrick at CSM.