Player Profile: Dru Prox
#40 Dru Prox
Hometown: Kaufman, TX
High School: Kaufman HS
2019 (Jr.): Indiana State: Started at linebacker in the season opener … Led the Jayhawks in tackles with nine, including one sack and one tackle-for-loss … Coastal Carolina: Started at linebacker vs. the Chanticleers … Led the Jayhawks’ defensive effort with a career-high 11 tackles (10 solo, one assisted) and one tackle-for-loss … His 20 total tackles on the season lead the KU team and has him tied for fourth in the Big 12 Conference with 10.0 tackles per game … at Boston College: Recorded double-digit tackles (10) for the third-straight game, leading the Jayhawk defense again … Also forced one Eagles’ fumble … West Virginia: Named a captain for Kansas’ Big 12 season opener after his performance at Boston College the week prior … One of three Jayhawks to record nine tackles against the Mountaineers to lead KU’s defensive effort … Matched his career highs with 1.0 sack and 1.0 TFL that resulted in a loss of 10 yards for the visitors.
2018 (So.): Played in all 12 games on special teams and at linebacker … Rutgers: Recorded a season-high three stops … TCU: Credited with one tackle.
2017 (So.): Saw action in seven games at linebacker ... Also saw action on special teams … Credited with 12 total tackles on the season ... Also had 0.5 TFL … at Ohio: Recorded two tackles and added 0.5 TFL … West Virginia: Had four total tackles … Texas Tech: Tallied four tackles, including three solos … at Oklahoma State: Recorded two tackles against the Cowboys.
2016 (Fr.): Did not see any game action and redshirted.
High School: Lettered two years at Kaufman HS … Earned all-state honors playing linebacker in 2015 … Picked up district MVP honors as a senior … Ranked in the top five running backs in Texas Class 4A … Helped lead KHS to the third round of the playoffs in 2015 … Named district Defensive MVP as a junior in 2014 … Earned four letters in track & field … Participated in the Texas State Track Meet in the 400 meters in 2013.
Personal: Son of Aime Hadnot and Brian Hadnot … Has five brothers: Gary Young, Dawson Hadnot, Dre Prox, Carter Hadnot and Carson Hadnot … Majoring in pre-sport management with a business minor.