2012 (Fr.): Redshirted his first season at Kansas.
High School: A two-year letterwinner at St. Mary's Colgan HS in Pittsburg, Kan.... Earned all-country, all-district and all-state honors in both 2010 and 2011 at kicker... Connected on 61-of-65 PATs and 8-of-10 field goals in 2010... Made 55-of-59 PATs and 9-of-9 field goals in 2011... Played for head coach Chuck Smith at St. Mary's Colgan HS... Was a four-year letterwinner in both basketball and golf... A four-time top 10 finisher at the state golf championships... Senior class president... A member of the student council and National Honor Society.
Personal: Son of Ann Nuffer and Kevin Barone... Future plans include attending law school.