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Nick Channel

Position Linebacker
Height 6'0"
Weight 220 lbs.
Class RS-Freshman
Hometown Wichita, Kan.
High School Kapaun Mt. Carmel HS
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Career Honors: 2019: Perfect 4.0 GPA (spring); Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (spring).

2018 (Fr.): Redshirted first season with the Jayhawks.

High School: Earned four letters at Kapaun Mt. Carmel HS playing for head coach Dan Adelhardt … Set the KMCHS regular-season rushing record with 1,305 yards in nine games in 2017 … Named First Team All-Wichita running back and second team All-Wichita at linebacker as a senior by the Wichita Eagle … Also picked up all-state and all-metro honors as a running back in 2017 … Tabbed a Second Team All-Wichita running back and safety by the Wichita Eagle in 2016 … Earned Honorable Mention All-Wichita honors as a freshman and sophomore … Also picked up four letters in track & field at KMCHS.

Personal: Son of Angie and David Channel … Has two sisters, Lily and Clare … Comes from a very athletic family as his father, David, competed in track & field at both KU and Wichita State; while his mom, Angie, played softball at Wichita State … His sister, Lily, plays softball at Johnson County Community College and two cousins, Dylan and Dana Channel, played basketball at Washburn University … Majoring in pre-exercise science and plans to pursue a career as an orthopedic surgeon.