Earl Bostick Jr.
Career Honors: 2020: Academic All-Big 12 Football Second Team. 2018: Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team. 2017: Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (fall).
2020 (RJr.): Academic All-Big 12 Football Second Team … In the starting lineup for the Jayhawks in seven of the nine games in which he played … Made one solo tackle on the season … Also recovered a fumble. Coastal Carolina: Started the season opener at right tackle for the Jayhawks … Made a single solo tackle against the Chanticleers … at Baylor: Again started at right tackle in Waco … Oklahoma State: In the starting lineup at right tackle for KU against the OSU Cowboys … at West Virginia: Saw playing time in Morgantown … at Kansas State: Took to the field against the Wildcats in Manhattan without recording any stats … Iowa State: Started at right tackle against the Cyclones … Has now seen playing time in each of the team’s first six games of the season … at Oklahoma: Recovered a fumble forced by Luke Grimm after a Jalon Daniels’ pass was picked off by the Sooners in the first quarter of play in Norman … TCU: Saw playing time against the Horned Frogs without recording any stats … at Texas Tech: Starter at LT for the Jayhawks in Lubbock, his sixth starting nod of the season, while having played in all nine contests.
2019 (Jr.): Played in the final four games of the season for KU … Registered an assisted tackle in his playing time. Kansas State: Made his first appearance of the season against the Wildcats and recorded one solo tackle on the day … at Oklahoma State: Played in his second-straight game of the season, but did not record any stats … at Iowa State: Played for the third time this season in Ames … Has yet to record any statistics on the season … Baylor: Made his fourth appearance of the season, but did not record any stats on the day.
2018 (So.): Saw action on special teams in eight games … Appeared on the offensive line against Oklahoma State.
2017 (Fr.): Played in 10 games, starting four at tight end … Picked up starts against Iowa State, Texas, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State … Scored his first-career touchdown at Texas … Caught one pass for eight yards against the Longhorns … Also recorded one tackle at Iowa State.
High School: Played for head coach Dwayne Garrick at Barnwell HS … Helped lead BHS to a 12-2 overall mark in 2016, including an appearance in the South Carolina Class 2A state semifinals … Earned all-area selection honors as a defensive lineman as a senior … Picked up all-region accolades as a tight end as both a junior and senior … Selected to play in the 2017 Border Bowl featuring top players from South Carolina against Georgia, where he played defensive end and had seven tackles, three tackles-for-loss and three quarterback hurries … Finished his senior campaign with 80 tackles and 17.0 tackles-for-loss … Caught seven passes for 247 yards and four touchdowns on offense.
Personal: Son of Evelyn Bostick … Chose Kansas over Appalachian State … Majoring in pre-business.