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John Robertson
70  John Robertson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Olathe, Kan.

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 291

Position:
Guard

2001 (Senior) - Will serve as a team representative for Wildcats.

2000 (Junior) - Started all 14 games at right guard for Wildcats in 2000, including Southwestern Bell Cotton Bowl Classic... Ended his junior season having started 24 consecutive games for Wildcats... Starter on an offensive line that allowed only nine sacks all season and blocked for a running game which tied the school record with 42 rushing touchdowns... High-school teammate of fellow K-State offensive lineman Andy Eby.

1999 (Sophomore) - Started 11 games in 1999, including final 10 of the season... Started three of first four games at right tackle, then final eight games at right guard... Helped K-State to 31 rushing touchdowns.

1998 (Freshman) - Saw limited action as a backup offensive lineman.

1997 - Redshirt season.

Olathe East HS - Honorable mention All-USA by USA Today... Second team All-State by Wichita Eagle... All-Class 6A by Wichita Eagle and Topeka Capital-Journal... Second team All-State by Topeka Capital-Journal... SuperPrep All-Midlands pick... All-county and all-district pick... First team All-State defensive lineman by Associated Press... Second team All-Metro pick as DL by Kansas City Star... All-America pick by PrepStar... Had 45 tackles, 10 sacks and three caused fumbles as a junior... Set the Olathe East discus record with toss of 168 feet, and is an excellent baseball player... Member of the Olathe East President?s Honor Roll as a junior and senior.

Personal - Born Oct. 17, 1978... Parents are Elaine and Bob Robertson... Father, Bob, lettered at Illinois in 1966 and 1967 and later played with the Houston Oilers of the AFL (1968)... Enjoys hunting and fishing... Favorite sports person is former NFL star defensive lineman Ray Childress... Majoring in business.

Bowl Performances - Started at right guard in 1999 Culligan Holiday Bowl... Started at RG in Wildcats? win over Tennessee in 2001 Southwestern Bell Cotton Bowl Classic.