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Player Profile: James Sosinski

#82 James Sosinski

Position: Tight end
Height: 6-7
Weight: 260
Class: Senior
Hometown: Chandler, AZ
High School: South Mountain

2019 (Sr.): Indiana State: The tight end hauled in two receptions for 25 yards and a touchdown in the season opener … Coastal Carolina: Racked up career highs in receptions (three), receiving yards (36) and a long reception of 20 yards before being forced to leave the game early due to injury … at TCU: Returned to the field for the Jayhawks after sitting out the games at Boston College and against West Virginia due to injury … Did not record any statistics … Oklahoma: Made one catch, good for a gain of six yards, from quarterback Carter Stanley … at Texas: Did not record any stats in his playing time against the nationally ranked Longhorns, but made his fifth appearance of the season for KU at tight end … Texas Tech: Caught one pass from quarterback Carter Stanley for a gain of five yards in KU’s Homecoming victory over the Red Raiders … Kansas State: Played in the annual Dillons Sunflower Showdown, but did not record any stats in the game … at Oklahoma State: Did not play in Stillwater against the nationally ranked Cowboys.

2018 (Jr.): Saw the field in four games, but did not record any statistics.

2017 (So.): Did not see any game action ... Joined the KU men’s basketball team following the season ... Helped the team win its 14th-straight Big 12 Conference title and earn a trip to the 2018 Final Four.

2016 (RFr. at South Mountain CC): Played basketball the spring semester at South Mountain CC in Phoenix, averaging 19.1 points and 12.6 rebounds in 2016-17 ... Did not play football due to injury sustained while at UMass.

2015 (Fr. at UMass): Redshirted his first and only season at UMass. High School: An all-state quarterback at Hamilton HS in Chandler, Arizona ... Completed 175- of-274 passes for 2,483 yards and 24 touchdowns as a senior ... Also ran for 172 yards and three touchdowns ... Named MVP of the Great American Rivalry Game against Brophy Prep ... Played for head coach Steve Belles at HHS ... Led Hamilton to the state championship game in football his senior year … Was also a standout on the basketball team at Hamilton.

Personal: Father is James Sosinski … Has an older sister, Lauren … Majoring in communications studies with a minor in psychology.