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Kenny Logan Jr.

Position Safety
Height 6'0"
Weight 210 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown St. Augustine, Fla.
High School Menendez HS
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Career Honors: 2023: Preseason All-Big 12 First Team (Phil Steele), Preseason All-Big 12 Third Team (Athlon), Paul Hornung Award Watch List … 2022: All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (Coaches), Athlon Sports First Team Preseason All-Big 12 (Defense – Safety), 2022 Athlon Sports Fourth Team Preseason All-Big 12 (Special Teams – Kick Retuner), 2022 Phil Steele Preseason All-Big 12 First Team (Safety), 2022 Phil Steele Preseason All-Big 12 Fourth Team (Kick Return). 2021: All-Big 12 Second Team (PFF), All-Big 12 Second Team (Coaches), All-Big 12 (AP) 2020: All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (Returner).

2023 (Sr.): Missouri State: Recorded two tackles including an assisted tackle for loss in the season opener … Illinois: Led the Jayhawks with eight total tackles (three solo, five assisted), along with an assisted tackle for loss … at Nevada: Led Kansas with 2.5 tackles for loss and nine tackles, six unassisted …Forced a fumble for the fifth time in his career … His second tackle for loss forced a turnover on downs late in the fourth quarter … BYU: Returned an interception for a touchdown for the first time in his career … Tied his career-high with two pass deflections … Totaled four tackles along with three solo tackles … at Texas: Logged eight total tackles (six solo) and one tackle for loss … UCF: Produced seven total tackles, eight of which being solo … at Oklahoma State: Recorded seven total tackles (three solo) and recorded a pass deflection. Oklahoma: Totaled ten tackles, six of which being solo…  at Iowa State: Tallied six tackles in the win over the Cyclones, three of those tackles were solo… Texas Tech:  Tallied nine tackles, all of which were solo, also recorded a pass breakup in the contest… Kansas State: Tallied six solo tackles, also returned a kick for 34 yards in the contest… at Cincinnati: Recorded ten total tackles (four solo) along with a pass breakup in the contest…

2022 (Sr.): Tennessee Tech: Started on defense for the Jayhawks … Recorded four total tackles … One QB hurry … at West Virginia: Recorded 10 tackles against the Mountaineers (three solo, seven assisted) … Returned two kicks for 30 total yards … Collected second most tackles recorded in the game … at Houston: Compiled five tackles against the Cougars (three solo, two assisted) … Grabbed first interception of the season and returned it for 26 yards … Duke: Recorded four tackles in win over the Blue Devils (three solo, one assisted) … Also broke up a pass attempt … Iowa State: Recorded four tackles (solo) in win over the Cyclones … Broke up a pass as well … TCU: Led both teams in tackles with 12 (eight solo, four assisted) … Forced and recovered a fumble against the Horned Frogs … Returned a kickoff for 21 yards … at Oklahoma: Compiled a game-high 14 tackles (seven solo, seven assisted) … Intercepted a pass for his second of the season … Had a TFL of two yards … Returned a kickoff for 31 yards … at Baylor: Made eight tackles (five solo, three assisted) against the Baylor Bears … Oklahoma State: Led the Jayhawks in tackles with eight (six solo, two assisted) … Returned a kickoff for 15 yards against the Cowboys … at Texas Tech: Led the game in tackles with 11 (eight solo, three assisted) … Returned two kickoffs for 36 yards … Texas: Led the game in tackles with 10 (nine solo, one assisted) … Fourth time this season with game-high tackles … Returned four kickoffs for 66 yards … Longest kick return of the game was good for 34 yards … at Kansas State: Made six tackles against the Wildcats (five solo, one assisted) … Broke up a pass and assisted on a tackle-for-loss … Arkansas: Was second in tackles for the game against the Razorbacks at ten (seven solo, three assisted) … He also finished with a pass breakup.

2021 (Jr.): Led the Big 12 Conference with 113 tackles in 2021, the most by a Jayhawk since 2018 … Logan’s 113 tackles were the most by a safety in the NCAA … Of Logan’s 113 total tackles, 79 came unassisted, most in the Big 12 Conference and third nationally among all players … He was the only player in the country to have at least 113 tackles, six pass breakups and multiple forced fumbles in the season … Had five games with at least 10 tackles, including a career-high 15 tackles at TCU … Against the Horned Frogs, he also recorded two tackles-for-loss, becoming the first Kansas defensive back to have 15 tackles and multipole tackles-for-loss in a game since Chris Harris in 2009 … Along with his six pass breakups on the season, he recorded an interception against Texas Tech.

2020 (So.): All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (Returner) … Started on defense for the Jayhawks in eight games, while playing in all nine on the year … Tops among all Jayhawks in tackles with 58 total for the season (40 solo and 18 assisted) … Had 1.0 TFL (of six yards) and well as 1.0 sack for a loss of six yards … On pass defense, the sophomore cornerback registered one quarterback hurry, broke up three passes and made two interceptions, with a return of 12 yards, on the year … Also forced one fumble … On special teams, returned 13 kickoffs for a total of 345 yards, good for an average return of 26.5 yards … His longest return of the season was against ISU, when he went 100 yards for a touchdown. Coastal Carolina: Set a new career high in tackles with seven, surpassing his previous best of three, set three times in 2019 … Returned one kick for 24 yards against the Chanticleers … at Baylor: Led KU’s defense at Baylor with seven tackles, 1.0 sack and 1.0 TFL … Tied his career high in tackles, surpassing his previous high of three set against K-State in 2019 … In the fourth quarter, recorded his first-career sack on Baylor quarterback Charlie Brewer … The sack was a loss of six yards, while Logan also stripped Brewer for his first-career forced fumble … Oklahoma State: Again tops in tackles for the Jayhawks’ defense with 12 total (eight solo, four assisted), a new career high … Also broke up one Cowboy pass after earning his second-straight start at safety … at West Virginia: Collected eight tackles (five solo, three assisted) in Morgantown and broke up a Mountaineer pass … at Kansas State: One of three Jayhawk captains for the annual Dillons Sunflower Showdown … Co-leader of the defensive effort in Manhattan, as he collected six solo tackles on the afternoon … His season total of 40 tackles leads the team … Iowa State: Tallied his first-career interception in the fourth quarter, returning it 12 yards to the Kansas 30-yard line … Also made three solo tackles and broke up one ISU pass on the afternoon … Leads the team with 43 total tackles on the season through six games … The sophomore’s 100-yard kick return for a touchdown in the third quarter was the first of his career and he finished with 124 kickoff return yards in the game … The 100-yard return is the longest return of the season and is tied for second in program history – tied with Greg Heaggans vs. Missouri State (Sept. 14, 2002), Eric Vann vs. Oklahoma (Oct. 5, 1996) and June Henley vs. Colorado (Nov. 13, 1993) … at Oklahoma: One of three team captains for the Jayhawks in Norman … Intercepted an OU pass in the first quarter, his second INT in as many games … With his interceptions in back-to-back games, Logan became the first Jayhawk to accomplish such a feat since 2018, when Shakial Taylor recorded interceptions in consecutive games against Texas (11-17-2018) and Oklahoma (11-23-18) … Also returned five kickoffs, a new career high, for 118 yards with a long return of 38 yards on the afternoon … TCU: Recorded five tackles on the day (three solo, two assisted) and also registered a quarterback hurry against the Horned Frogs … Returned four kickoffs for a total of 64 yards, with a long return of 27 yards on the afternoon … at Texas Tech: Tallied three total tackles (two solo, one assisted) vs. the Red Raiders … Made his eighth start of the season (at the safety position) while having played in all nine of KU’s games … On special teams, returned one kickoff for 15 yards. 

2019 (Fr.):
Saw playing time in all 12 of KU’s games as a true freshman … Contributed 14 total tackles to the Jayhawks’ defensive effort throughout the season (11 solo and three assisted) … The team’s top punt returner on the year, totaling 28 yards on five returns … That was good for an average of 5.6 yards per punt return with a long return of 14 yards … Also saw action on special teams as a kick returner; returned nine kickoffs for 160 yards, an average of 16.7 yards per return, with a long return of 25 yards. Indiana State: Saw action in the return game in the season opener … Returned one kick for 16 yards … Coastal Carolina: Saw playing time vs. the Chanticleers … Did not record any stats … at Boston College: Made three solo tackles on special teams, a new career high, in the Jayhawks’ win over the Eagles … West Virginia: Did not record any statistics in his playing time against the Mountaineers … at TCU: Compiled 40 yards on three kickoffs, with a long return of 16 yards against the Horned Frogs … Oklahoma: Returned one kickoff for 24 yards … at Texas: Made his first punt return as a Jayhawk, good for 14 yards … Texas Tech: Tied his season and career high in tackles with three in KU’s Homecoming victory over the Red Raiders … Kansas State: Made three total tackles (two solo, one assisted) for the third time this season in the annual Dillons Sunflower Showdown … at Oklahoma State: Tallied a pair of tackles (one solo, one assisted) against the nationally ranked Cowboys in Stillwater … Returned a season and career-high two OSU punts for a total of six yards on special teams … at Iowa State: Returned one Cyclone punt on the afternoon, good for eight yards … Also made one solo tackle in Ames … Baylor: Set new season and career highs in kickoffs returned with four, good for a total of 70 yards, with a long return of 25 yards … Recorded a pair of solo tackles against the nationally ranked Bears … Also had one punt return on the afternoon.

High School: Rated a three-star prospect by 247Sports.com and Rivals.com … Played for head coach Kyle Skipper at Menendez HS … Rushed for 1,202 yards with 18 touchdowns his senior season … Helped lead his team to an 8-3 record … Earned First Team All-St. John’s County honors as an athlete … Also lettered in basketball and track & field.

Personal: Son of Coretta Blount and Kenneth Logan … Majoring in sports management, with a minor in business… Has one brother, Brandon James and one sister, Angelina Dejuese … Brother, Brandon, played college football at Florida … Chose Kansas over offers from USF, Auburn, Ole Miss, Nebraska, Iowa State, Miami (Fla.), Louisville, Minnesota, Pittsburgh, Purdue, UCF and others.

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For the third-consecutive season, Kansas senior safety Kenny Logan Jr., has earned a spot on the watch list for the Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse, the Louisville Sports Commission (LSC) announced Thursday.

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Kansas football was well-represented at Big 12 Media Days at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Wednesday, as head coach Lance Leipold, quarterback Jalon Daniels, running back Devin Neal, linebacker Rich Miller and safety Kenny Logan Jr. took center stage.

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Football 🏈 KU Has 12 Recognized on Phil Steele’s All-Big 12 Preseason Teams

Kansas had 12 players selected to the Phil Steele’s 2023 Preseason All-Big 12 Football teams, highlighted by three first team and three second team selections.

Football 🏈 Jayhawks Have 10 Selected to Athlon Sports All-Big 12 Preseason Teams

The Kansas Jayhawks had 10 players chosen for the 2023 Athlon Sports Preseason All-Big 12 Football Teams, highlighted by four first team selections in quarterback Jalon Daniels, running back Devin Neal, offensive lineman Mike Novitsky and cornerback Cobee Bryant.

Football 🏈 Jayhawks Well-Represented on Phil Steele All-Big 12 Teams

Kansas football was well-represented on the 2022 Phil Steele All-Big 12 Teams, which was announced on Thursday, including nine individuals selected to the teams.

Football 🏈 Nine Jayhawks Named to All-Big 12 Teams

The Kansas Jayhawks had nine players named All-Big 12 on Wednesday, the Big 12 Conference announced, headlined by defensive back Cobee Bryant as a first-team selection, along with quarterback Jalon Daniels, tight end Mason Fairchild, center Mike Novitsky and defensive end Lonnie Phelps as second-team selections.

Football 🏈 Logan Jr., Named to Watch List for Paul Hornung Award

For the second straight year, Kansas senior safety Kenny Logan Jr., has been named to the 2022 Watch List for the Paul Hornung Award.

Football 🏈 Logan Jr., named to Thorpe Award Preseason Watch List

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Football 🏈 Kansas at Big 12 Football Media Day

Kansas Football was well-represented at the Big 12 Football Media Days presented by Old Trapper at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Wednesday, as the Jayhawks previewed the 2022 Kansas Football season.