Salina Central HS
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5-11 / 185
Indoor - One of two athletes representing K-State's men's team at NCAA Indoor Nationals, finishing 15th in the 60-meter dash... Set a pair of school records for the Wildcats at the 2001 Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championships... Went 6.67 in 60-meter semis to break old mark of 6.69 set in 1999 by football teammate Aaron Lockett... Set K-State's indoor 200 record with 21.20 mark... Placed third in finals of 60 and 200 for the Wildcat team that finished fourth.
Outdoor - NCAA All-American in the 100 meter after finishing 12th in a time of 10.49 at the 2001 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships... Ran a 10.30 in the NCAA prelims... Big 12 Outdoor Champion in 100-meter dash (10.29)... Set school record with 10.22 mark in qualifying for that event.
Indoor - Finished third in the 60-meter dash (6.76) at the Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championships... Season-best 6.72 in prelims ranked second all-time behind football teammate Aaron Lockett... Had season-best 21.34 in the 200... Member of the Wildcats' 4x100 relay team that placed fifth at Big 12 Championships.
FOOTBALL: Played in all 14 games in 2000, starting game vs. Louisiana Tech (9/2)... Recorded a career-high five tackles, including career-high three solos vs. Louisiana Tech in his first career start... Scored a touchdown on a 16-yard blocked-punt return against Oklahoma (10/14)... In 1999, he saw action in all 11 games... Had a 73-yard kickoff return against Baylor... Snagged his first career interception in 66-0 win over Missouri... Totaled eight tackles on the season...Redshirt season in 1998.
CENTRAL HS: Lettered as a junior and senior in football, three times in track and field and basketball and once in baseball for the Mustangs... Recorded times of 10.36 in the 100 meters and 21.6 in the 200... Listed as one of the top 20 football recruits in the state of Kansas by First Down Recruiting...PrepStar All-Region football selection.
PERSONAL: Born Sept. 4, 1978... Mother is Wanda Newman... Would possibly like to teach or coach following graduation.