Kansas Football Adds Defensive End to New Class

By: KU Athletics Email
By: KU Athletics Email

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Page, who prepped at Seaholm High School, is the 19th player to sign with KU in the February signing period, in addition to three January transfers, pushing Weis’ first class haul to a total of 22 athletes.

A three-year starter at defensive end at Seaholm, Page set the all-time records at the school in tackles for a loss, tackles by a defensive lineman and most quarterback pressures. He finished his outstanding prep career ranked third in school history with 20.5 sacks on his way to receiving All-Area honors. Page was also named a First Team All-OAA (Oakland Activities Association) selection following his senior season, after helping lead the Maples to the State Playoffs for the first time in six seasons and a 6-4 overall mark.

Page, who was twice named a team captain at Seaholm, chose the Jayhawks over interest from Bowling Green, Central Michigan and Illinois.

Page is one of five defensive linemen to sign with KU during the February 2012 signing period. He joins fellow high school signee Tyler Holmes (Sachse HS) and junior college linemen Ty McKinney (Trinity Valley CC), Keon Stowers (Georgia Military College) and Jordan Tavai (El Camino CC) in Weis’ first signing class.

2012 Kansas Signing Class Notables

By Previous School

High School: 11

Junior College: 8

Four Year Transfers: 3

By State

Texas: 6

California: 3

Kansas: 2

Missouri: 2

Washington: 2

Florida: 1

Georgia: 1

Maryland: 1

Michigan: 1

New Jersey: 1

Ohio: 1

South Carolina: 1

By Position

Offense: 12

QB: 3

RB: 2

OL: 2

WR: 3

TE: 2

Defense: 10

DL: 5

LB: 2

DB: 3

Metro Areas (high school)

Atlanta: Nasir Moore (Peachtree Ridge)

Dallas/Ft. Worth: Courtney Arnick (Carter), Tyler Holmes (Sachse), Ty McKinney (Zion Academy)

Houston: Greg Allen (Alief Taylor), Ty’ree Williams (Dulles)

Kansas City: Justin McCay, Tre Parmalee (Bishop Miege), Brian Beckman (Blue Valley West)

Los Angeles: Dayne Crist (Notre Dame), Jordan Tavai (Mira Costa)

San Francisco: Turner Baty (Menlo-Atherton)

Seattle: Taylor Cox (Jackson), Jake Heaps (Skyline)

St. Louis: Charles Brooks (Maplewood)

Tampa: Schyler Miles (Berkeley Prep)

Washington D.C.: Josh Ford (Coolidge)

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