Meet Head Coach Ron Prince

Date of Birth: Sept. 18, 1969
Location: Omaha, Neb.
Raised: Junction City, Kan.

Family: Married to the former Zo Ahern of Valhalla, N.Y.
Three sons, Deuce (7), James (5), and John (2), and a daughter, Grace (4).

Education: Graduated from Junction City High School in Junction City, Kan., in 1988; attended Dodge City Community College; received a bachelor’s degree in history from Appalachian State in 1992.

Playing Experience: Played collegiately at Dodge City Community College (1988-89) and Appalachian State (1990-91).

Coaching Background: Volunteer assistant coach working with offensive tackles and tight ends at Dodge City Community College (1992); offensive line and tight ends coach at Alabama A&M (1993); offensive line coach at South Carolina State (1994); offensive line coach at James Madison (1995-97); running game coordinator (1999-2000) and offensive line coach at Cornell (1998-2000); named offensive line coach at Virginia on January 18, 2001; assumed additional duties as offensive coordinator in February of 2003; named head coach at Kansas State in December of 2005; served NFL Minority Fellowships with the Jacksonville Jaguars (1996), Washington Redskins (1997), Atlanta Falcons (1999) and New York Giants (2000).

All-Big 12 Selections at Kansas State
Brandon Archer, LB - 2006 (1st)
Ian Campbell, DE - 2006 (1st)
Zach Diles, LB - 2006 (HM)
Quintin Echols, DT - 2006 (HM)
Yamon Figurs, WR/PR - 2006 (1st)
Rob Jackson, DE - 2006 (HM)
Joshua Moore, DB - 2006 (Freshman)
Jermaine Moreira, WR - 2006 (HM)
Rashaad Norwood, TE - 2006 (HM)
Leon Patton, RB - 2006 (Freshman)
Jeff Snodgrass, PK - 2006 (HM)
Nick Stringer, OL - 2006 (Freshman)
Greg Wafford, OL - 2006 (HM)
Marcus Watts, DB - 2006 (2nd)
Kyle Williams, DB - 2006 (HM)

Offensive All-ACC Selections at Virginia
Elton Brown, OL - 2002, 2003, 2004
D’Brickashaw Ferguson, OL - 2004, 2005
Jermese Jones, OL - 2001
Wally Lundy, RB - 2003
Heath Miller, TE - 2002, 2003, 2004
Mike Mullins, OL - 2002
Alvin Pearman, RB - 2004
Evan Routzahn, OL - 2001
Matt Schaub, QB - 2002 (ACC Player of the Year), 2003
Deyon Williams, WR - 2005
Zac Yarbrough, OL - 2004

All-American Selections at Kansas State
Josh Freeman, QB - 2006 (HM Freshman)
Joshua Moore, DB - 2006 (HM Freshman)
Leon Patton, RB - 2006 (HM Freshman)
Nick Stringer, OL - 2006 (HM Freshman)

All-American Selections at Virgnia
Elton Brown, OL - 2004 (Consensus 1st Team)
Heath Miller, TE - 2004 (Unanimous 1st Team)

NFL Draft Picks at Kansas State
Thomas Clayton, RB - 2007 (San Francisco)
Zach Diles, LB - 2007 (Houston)
Yamon Figurs, WR/PR - 2007 (Baltimore)

Offensive NFL Draft Picks at Virginia
Billy McMullen, WR - 2003 (Philadelphia)
Matt Schaub, QB - 2004 (Atlanta)
Heath Miller, TE - 2005 (Pittsburgh)
Elton Brown, OL - 2005 (Arizona)
Alvin Pearman, RB - 2005 (Jacksonville)
Patrick Estes, TE - 2005 (San Francisco)
D'Brickashaw Fergson, OL - 2006 (New York Jets)
Brad Butler, OL - 2006 (Buffalo)
Wally Lundy, RB - 2006 (Houston)
Marques Hagans, WR - 2006 (St. Louis)