Amani

Bledsoe

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#72

Defensive Line
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 279
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Lawrence, Kan.
High School: Lawrence HS

Bio

Season GP-GS UT AT Total TFL Sacks INT FF FR PBU
2016 6-0 0 3 3 0.5-1 0 0 0 0 1
2017 10-8 11 8 19 3.0-12 2.0-10 0 0 0 0
2018 14-14 19 18 37 4.0-25 2.0-12 0 0 0 7
Career 30-22 30 29 59 7.5-28 4.0-22 0 0 0 8

2018
An All-Big 12 Honorable Mention selection by league’s coaches ... started all 14 games at defensive end ... ranked third on team with seven pass breakups ... recorded 4.0 tackles for loss and 2.0 sacks ... registered five tackles in CFP Semifinal at the Orange Bowl against No. 1 Alabama (12/29) ... finished with two tackles, a sack and a tackle for loss for 10 yards in Big 12 Championship win against Texas (12/1) ... also blocked would-be go-ahead PAT in third quarter against Longhorns ... registered a career-high six tackles at West Virginia (11/23) ... had one tackle and a career-high three pass breakups against Kansas (11/17) ... recorded three tackles and a PBU versus Oklahoma State (11/10) ... registered two tackles (1.0 sack) at Texas Tech (11/3) ... logged a tackle and two pass breakups versus Baylor (9/29) ... registered two tackles and one TFL against Army (9/22) ... had four tackles, a TFL and a PBU versus UCLA (9/8).

2017
An Academic All-Big 12 Second Team honoree ... played in 10 games and made eight starts (including each of last six outings) ... missed first four games of season ... recorded two tackles (including a sack) against TCU in Big 12 Championship Game (12/2) ... set career high with 1.5 tackles for loss and finished with four tackles in start against West Virginia (11/25) ... set career high with four tackles, including a sack, in first career start against Texas (10/14) ... made season debut with one tackle against Iowa State (10/7).

2016
Made collegiate debut vs. ULM (9/10) and played in six consecutive games in a reserve role ... suspended prior to Oct. 29 Kansas game and missed rest of season ... finished year with three tackles, a half sack and one pass breakup.

HIGH SCHOOL
A four-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports ... ranked 122nd overall in country by Rivals, No. 125 by 247Sports and No. 185 by Scout ... tabbed No. 9 strong-side defensive end in country by Rivals and No. 10 by 247Sports ... selected as No. 23 defensive end by Scout and No. 44 by ESPN ... No. 1 player in Kansas by Rivals, No. 2 by 247Sports and No. 3 by ESPN ... chose OU over Arkansas, Baylor, Kansas, Oregon and others.

PERSONAL
Major is health and exercise science.

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