Mitch Bonnstetter and Brennan Boland speak with reporters
Prior to Ohio: Four-year member of the Blue Valley Northwest High School team... Helped Blue Valley Northwest High School to the 2009 District Championship... Earned Honorable Mention All-Conference honors in 2011... Played both tight end and defensive end at Blue Valley Northwest High School... Also played basketball and baseball at Blue Valley Northwest High School... Played the last two seasons at Highland Community College... Finished the 2013 campaign at Highland CC with 17 catches for 275 yards and two touchdowns... Guided Highland CC to the 2013 Jayhawk Conference Playoffs... Earned Jayhawk Conference Player of the Week honors after he hauled in seven receptions for 107 yards a two touchdowns against Fort Scott... Earned Second Team All-Jayhawk Conference honors as a tight end.
Personal: Born Sept. 28, 1993... Son of Bob and Sue Boland... Has two older siblings (Spencer and Carey)... His grandfather Dallas Dunn played basketball on the 1948 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball team... Lists his favorite athlete as Rob Gronkowski and the Kansas City Chiefs and the Kansas City Royals as his favorite teams... Expects to double major in Sports Management and Sales.
Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator/Running Backs Coach Tim Albin on Boland: "Brennan has great length and is very versatile. He's very good out in space. We think that Brennan will be able to block well out in space and we feel like he'll be able to help us early in the offensive process."