UTAH: Walk-on joined the team in the fall of 2012.
2015--Played in nine games and made first career start at tight end against USC … saw the first action of his career at tight end against Arizona State and made a 29-yard reception, his first career catch … had a 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.