SHAWNEE HEIGHTS HS - Honorable mention All-Centennial League and all-city as a senior after playing in only four games... Recorded 27 tackles as a defensive end... Named team captain and best defensive lineman as senior for Thunderbirds in 2001... Earned team's most improved award as a sophomore... Started on offense and defense as both junior and senior... Lettered for three seasons in football... High school coach was Frank Crosson... Played basketball for two seasons... Member of Class 5-A state champs as a senior... Also lettered for two years in baseball and was member of 5-A state champion baseball team as junior.
PERSONAL - Born Aug. 6, 1983 in Topeka, Kan... Parents are Pat and Janet Finan... Only brother, Ryan, played baseball the past two seasons at Hutchinson CC and will attend Lamar this far... Hopes to teach and coach high school after playing pro football... Will walk-on at K-State this fall.