Player Profile: Denzel Feaster
#18 Denzel Feaster
Hometown: Austin, TX
High School: Manor
2018 (RJr.): Appeared in 12 games at linebacker … Credited for eight tackles, including six solo … Recorded one tackle for a loss and one fumble recovery … at Central Michigan: Recorded two tackles and a fumble recovery on a muffed punt … KU scored a field goal following his fumble recovery.
2017 (Fr.): Redshirted his third season at Kansas.
2016 (So.): Did not see any action until the fourth game of the year, then became a regular at linebacker and on special teams … Posted eight tackles, a forced and a recovered fumble … Totaled a career-high three tackles at West Virginia and against Iowa State … Forced a fumble at West Virginia … at Texas Tech: Saw his first action of the season, but did not record any statistics … TCU: Saw action, but did not record any statistics … at Baylor: Posted the first tackle of his career against the Bears … Oklahoma State: Recorded time on special teams coverages, but did not record any statistics … at Oklahoma: Did not see any game action … at West Virginia: Gathered a career-high three tackles and forced the first fumble of his career … Iowa State: Tallied a career-high-tying three stops against the Cyclones … Texas: Recovered a second quarter fumble in the victory over the Longhorns … at K-State: Posted one tackle against the Wildcats.
2015 (Fr.): Saw time in six games on special teams assignments against Rutgers, Iowa State, Baylor, Texas Tech, West Virginia and K-State, but did not record any statistics … Did not play against SDSU, Memphis, Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, Texas or at TCU.
High School: Rated a two-star prospect by both Rivals and 247Sports.com after his prep career at Manor HS in Manor, Texas … Played for head coach Sadd Jackson at Manor and in 2014 recorded 30 tackles, 3.0 tackles-for-loss, five pass breakups, one interception, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery … Named to District 17-5A’s first team on the defensive side of the ball following his efforts in 2014 … Honored as a second-team selection on District 17-4A’s offensive team following the 2013 season from the quarterback position … Also lettered in basketball at MHS … Chose Kansas over an offer from Miami (Ohio).
Personal: Son of Ella and Hayward Feaster … Has one younger brother, Isaiah … Majoring in liberal arts and sciences … Feaster is pronounced feest-er