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Kobe Baynes

Position Offensive Line
Height 6'4"
Weight 315 lbs.
Class RS-Junior
Hometown Jacksonville, Fla.
High School Sandalwood HS
Previous School Louisville

2023 (RS-So.): Played in 11 games as a redshirt sophomore, starting in three … Illinois: Saw his first action of the season in Kansas’ win vs. Illinois … at Nevada: Played in Kansas’ road win at Nevada … BYU: Saw playing time vs. BYU … at Texas: Earn his first KU start at Texas … UCF: Played in the win vs. UCF … Oklahoma: Saw action in Kansas’ win over Oklahoma … at Iowa State: Saw playing time at Iowa State … Texas Tech: Appeared vs. Texas Tech … Kansas State: Saw playing time on the offensive line vs. K-State … at Cincinnati: Started the regular season finale at Cincinnati … UNLV: Started at guard in Kansas’ bowl win vs. UNLV.

2021 (RS-Fr.): Played in three games in his first season at KU … Tennessee Tech: Saw action in Kansas’ season-opener vs. Tennessee Tech … at Texas: Subbed in at guard in Kansas’ win at Texas … Kansas State: Found playing time on the offensive line vs. Kansas State.

2020 (Fr. at Louisville): Did not see any game action.

High School: Mid-year enrolle… played for Adam Geis at Sandalwood High School … 62nd-ranked offensive guard and 124th-ranked player in the state of Florida … rated as the No. 78 offensive guard by 247Sports, which also lists him as the No. 132 overall target in the Sunshine State .. rated by ESPN as the 26th-best player at his position and 80th-best player in the state … played both offensive guard and defensive tackle … earned first team all-conference honors … received offers from Arkansas, Boston College, Duke, Florida State, Illinois, Mississippi, South Carolina, USF, Utah, and Virginia Tech.