An in-state walk-on who has turned into one of the top special teams players on the team... Leads all active Wildcats with 19 career special teams tackles... Will look to add more support on special teams and as a reserve linebacker as he continues his career.
2014 (Click Here for Game-by-Game Statistics): Tied for third on the team with eight special teams tackles, six of which came on kickoff coverage... Had a season-high two tackles against both Iowa State and Texas Tech... Had a career-high tying two solo stops against the Red Raiders, the fourth time in his career he had two unassisted tackles... Recovered a fumbled punt at West Virginia that led to a K-State field goal.
2013 (Click Here for Game-by-Game Statistics): Saw time in the final 11 games of the year and came away with a team-best 11 special teams tackles, including 10 on kickoff coverage... Registered a career high three tackles in K-State's Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl victory, while he also had two stops against UMass, Baylor, West Virginia and Kansas.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered two years at Scott City under head coach Glenn O’Neil... Led team to a combined 21-2 record, two league championships and one regional championship... Was a first team all-state defensive end in 2011 by the Kansas Football Coach Association, Topeka Capital-Journal and Wichita Eagle after totaling 87 tackles, including 24 for a loss of 102 yards... Was also named the Garden City Telegram Player of the Year and was a first team all-league pick on offense after totaling 1,242 rushing yards and 22 touchdowns... High school teammates with current K-State offensive lineman Luke Hayes... Also lettered in track where he won a state championship in the 4x100-meter relay.
PERSONAL: Colborn Levi Couchman was born November 11, 1993, in Garden City, Kansas... Son of Stan and Kateri Couchman... Has two siblings, Caleb and Cody... Majoring in finance.