Personal: Born in Topeka, Kan... Son of Brad and Sharon Avery... Has one brother and one sister... A political science major... Has plans to attend law school.
High School: Lettered three times in football at Topeka High School... Head Coach was Walt Alexander ... Named all-city honorable mention ... A three-year starter at tight end and defensive end ... Also lettered one year in basketball ... Basketball team was the 2009 Centennial League champion and a sub-state runner-up.
2010 (RS): Redshirted his first season at Kansas.
2011 (Fr.): Did not see any game action.
Career Honors: 2012: Earned spot on team's and Athletic Director's Honor Rolls during spring semester.