May 29, 2008

Sands: KU is like a second home

Despite the fact that he never stepped foot on campus, Kansas fans are already quite familiar with Deshaun Sands. The 5-foot-9, 175-pound all-purpose back from Monarch High School in Coconut Creek, Fla., is the son of former KU great Tony Sands. According to the talented prospect, he can't wait to return to the place where it all started.

For Sands, his dream to return to Lawrence became a reality when he gave a commitment to Mark Mangino and the Jayhawks back on May 1. KU ultimately decided to extend a scholarship offer to Sands after he rushed for 1,486 yards and scored 13 touchdowns during his junior season at Sands.



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