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Player Profile: Nick Channel

#50 Nick Channel

Position: Linebacker
Height: 6-0
Weight: 205
Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Wichita, KS
High School: Kapaun Mt. Carmel

High School: Earned four letters at Kapaun Mt. Carmel HS playing for head coach Dan Adelhardt ... Set the KMCHS regular-season rushing record with 1,305 yards in nine games in 2017 ... Named first team All-Wichita running back and second team All-Wichita at linebacker as a senior by the Wichita Eagle ... Also picked up all-state and all-metro honors as a running back in 2017 ... Tabbed a second team All-Wichita running back and safety by the Wichita Eagle in 2016 ... Earned honorable mention All-Wichita honors as a freshman and sophomore ... Also picked up four letters in track and field at KMCHS.

Personal: Son of Angie and David Channel ... Has two sisters, Lily and Clare ... Comes from a very athletic family as his father, David, competed in track and field at both KU and Wichita State, while his mom, Angie played softball at Wichita State ... His sister, Lily, plays softball at Johnson County Community College and two cousins, Dylan and Dana Channel, played basketball at Washburn University ... Plans to major in biology and pursue a career as an orthopedic surgeon.