A physical offensive lineman who has developed into one of the strongest players on the team.
2011: Started each of the last 12 games in 2011 at left guard, helping the Wildcats average 193.7 rushing yards, which ranked 29th nationally.
2010 (Wyoming): Enrolled at Wyoming in January 2010 and participated in spring practice.
COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Played two seasons at Coffeyville under head coach Darian Dulin... A Second Team All-Jayhawk Conference selection in 2009, helping lead Coffeyville to a 7-4 overall record and a No. 12 ranking in the final NJCAA National Poll... Team also won the North Star Bowl over Rochester (Minn.), 54-12... Earned the Wayne Hittle Memorial Award and the Pete Peltzer Outstanding Offensive Lineman Award at Coffeyville... Earned honorable mention All-Jayhawk Conference and academic all-conference honors as a freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Southeast of Saline.
PERSONAL: Son of Ken and Mary Puetz... Majoring in sociology.