NFL, Kansas players join search after ex-KU running back goes missing

Family, friends and former teammates are spreading the word to try to find ex-Kansas Jayhawks running back Brandon Bourbon, who has not been heard from since April 2.

On Monday, a missing persons report was filed with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, according to KUSports.com.

Former four-star prospect Bourbon, who initially committed to Stanford, played five injury-plagued years at Kansas before finishing out his college career at Washburn University in Topeka, KUSports.com reports.

Fellow Kansas players Turner Baty and current Oakland Raiders linebacker Ben Heeney took to social media to express their concern: