"Team concept"

Tyrone Sellers, 6-3, 215 defensive end from McCook, Nebraska, made 65 tackles, 14 tackles for loss, eight sacks and two forced fumbles on defense, 14 receptions for 272 yards receiving and five touchdowns on offense. Why Kansas?

Accolades: Gatorade Nebraska Player of the Year, 2B All-State, All-District.

Additional facts: Tyrone Sellers earned varsity letters in track (4) football (3) and basketball (3); 3.5 GPA, 24 ACT, Undecided major, DOB: 10/13/90, parents are Tyrone Sellers, Sr. and Christina McConnell.

Strengths: "I'd say my quickness of my size is a strength. I'm not the biggest person on the field, but one of the strongest." 305 bench, 420 squat.

Needs work: "I'd definitely like to add a lot more weight before I get to Kansas. I need to work on my hand and foot movement, getting off blocks and getting up the field better."

Recruiting coach/relationship: "Coach Brandon Blaney is my recruiting coach. He's a great all-around guy, and one you can talk to about anything. It's been good to catch up and talk to him. He was the main factor in me going to Kansas."

Expected to redshirt?: "I'm definitely looking to come in and make an impact. But I'd be just fine with redshirting. Ultimately, either one would be good for me."

Why Kansas?: "Kansas reminds me a lot of my high school program. Kansas works hard, and they do their best against a lot of other good teams. I also like the team concept that they have."

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