#87 Jack Kraus

TE | Jr | 6-5 | 248 | Bentonville, Ark. | Bentonville HS

Sophomore (2016)
Saw time in 11 games … Started on kickoff-coverage unit and was used primarily as a blocking tight end … Didn’t record any statistics.

Redshirt Freshman (2015)
Played in 11 contests, mostly on special teams … Didn’t record any statistics.

Freshman (2014)
Redshirted as a true freshman.

High School
Earned three stars by ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports … Rivals ranked him as the No. 7 prospect from Arkansas, and ESPN ranked him eighth in Arkansas and the nation’s No. 31 tight end … Named to the Hawgs247 all-state team for the Class of 2014 … Helped lead Bentonville High School to three straight 7A state championship games … Caught 12 passes for 137 yards and two touchdowns while grading at 84 percent blocking and registering 40 knockdown blocks for the 2013 state championship team that finished 11-2 … Caught 19 passes for 242 yards and three touchdowns and had 72 knockdown blocks during his junior year … Recorded 112 receiving yards, one touchdown and 42 knockdowns during his sophomore year … Led the Tigers to a 36-4 record over his three years … An honor-roll student all four years and also played basketball while volunteering with the Boys and Girls Club of Bentonville … Coached by Barry Lunney Sr. … Committed to Arkansas following his junior season.

Born on May 12, 1995 … Son of Paul and Christine Kraus … Marketing major … Two-time Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll honoree (2015, 16) after making the 2014-15 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll.