Coach Snyder and selected players discuss the Iowa State game
A hard-nosed defensive end that saw time a year ago as a reserve and will look to move up the depth chart.
2010: A junior-college walk on who saw time in five games, including three appearances in the first five games... Registered a career high six stops, including four solos, at Kansas... Also had two tackles against Missouri State... Totaled eight tackles on the year.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: A two-year player who helped Butler Community College obtain back-to-back top-10 rankings, including a No. 1 ranking in 2008... Played in nine games as a reserve defensive end in 2008, recording one tackle... Moved to tight end for his sophomore campaign, hauling in seven passes for 118 yards - including a long of 36 - and one touchdown.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Newton High School as a defensive end and wide receiver under head coach Brent Glann... Named an all-state defensive end and participated in the 2008 Kansas Shrine Bowl... Was also an honorable mention all-state selection in basketball, while setting school records in the shot put and discus.
PERSONAL: Jordan Christopher Voelker was born July 26, 1989, in Newton, Kan... Son of Randall and Melinda Voelker... Father, Randall, was a three-year offensive tackle at K-State... Majoring in business.