Jayhawks look to improve 2-0 under first-year head coach Charlie Weis.
Kansas will open the Charlie Weis era by hosting South Dakota State at Memorial Stadium Saturday, Sept. 1 at 6 p.m.
Jayhawks open second week going full throttle
Head coach Charlie Weis met with the media Wednesday and the Jayhawks open practice Thursday.
2012 (Jr.): Played in all 12 games, making nine starts on the defensive line... Collected 16 tackles, including 1.5 TFLs, for the season... Tallied first career pass breakup against South Dakota State... Made single stops against Rice, TCU and Northern Illinois... Recorded a pair of tackles and a quarterback hurry at Kansas State... Added a solo stop at Oklahoma... Registered a season-best four tackles against Baylor and Iowa State... Also forced a fumble against ISU.
2011 (So.): Started all 12 games ... Made first career start against McNeese State ... Recorded career highs in tackles (six) and solo tackles (three) against Northern Illinois ... Made three of his six tackles in the first quarter ... Recorded first career sack against Texas Tech ... Made a pair of solo stops against Kansas State ... Tallied three tackles at Texas ... Tallied four tackles and forced a fumble at Iowa State ... Recorded a quarterback hurry against Texas A&M ... Compiled five total stops (two solo) in team's final game against Missouri.
High School: Was a unanimous all-district defensive end selection... Selected to play in the Space City Classic all-star game in Houston... Was a three-year starter playing defensive tackle and defensive end during his prep career... Registered 78 tackles with 14 tackles for loss, including eight sacks... Also forced five fumbles his senior year.
Personal: Born in Luanda, Angola... Son of Kadima Agostinho and Tambua Beya... Has two brothers and one sister... Plans to become an engineer... Can play the piano.