UTAH: Walk-on saw action at tight end and on special teams last year … one career start.
2015–Played in the last 11 games and started at tight end against USC … also played on special teams … played his first downs at tight end against Arizona State and his first career reception was for 29 yards (also his season totals) … 10-yard kickoff return against Cal … honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic.
2014–Played for the scout teams … lettered.
2013–Played for the scout teams … made the Dean’s List spring semester and the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in the fall.
2012–Redshirt … made the Dean’s List fall semester.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-time all-league at Mountain View HS (Calif.) … league’s 2011 Outstanding Defensive Lineman … 88 tackles as a senior, when he also caught 32 passes for 425 yards and six touchdowns … team captain … lettered in football, basketball and track … won two league championships in basketball … threw discus and shot put in track … scholar-athlete award.
PERSONAL: Son of Mike and Cathy Hampel … one sister … math major … full name is Kenneth Robert Hampel … born March 9, 1994.