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K-State Football Signing Day 2010


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Kansas State Football 2010 Recruiting Class:

--- Jordan Allred, 6-4, 300, OL (Click name to read bio)
--- Joseph Bonugli, 6-0, 192, DB
--- Javonta Boyd, 6-4, 302, DL
--- Prizell Brown, 6-4, 265, DL
--- Billy Cosh, 6-2, 196, QB
--- Adam Davis, 6-1, 242, DL
--- Deveon Dinwiddie, 5-9, 175, RB
--- Laton Dowling, 6-3, 235, DL
--- Manase Foketi, 6-5, 325, OL
--- Kason Hostrup, 6-5, 300, OL
--- Ray Kibble, 6-5, 310, DL
--- Kyle Klein, 6-5, 205, DL
--- Sammuel Lamur, 6-4, 215, QB
--- Cody Marley, 6-1, 230, LB
--- Tomasi Mariner, 6-4, 305, OL
--- Destin Mosley, 5-9, 175, WR
--- Matthew Pearson, 6-0, 190, DB
--- DeMarcus Robinson, 5-9, 192, RB
--- Curry Sexton, 6-0, 190, WR
--- Brodrick Smith, 6-3, 205, WR
--- Tate Snyder, 5-11, 205, LB
--- Terrance Sweeney, 5-10, 175, DB
--- Darious Thomas, 6-0, 180, DB
--- Courtney Thompson, 6-0, 180, DB
--- Zach Trujillo, 6-4, 240, TE
--- Tre Walker, 6-4, 205, LB
--- Justin Williams, 6-0, 290, DL
--- Ty Zimmerman, 6-2, 200, QB

 
2010 Signees

mugshotJordan ALLRED | OL
6-4, 300 | Thousand Oaks, Calif. (Pierce CC)

AT PIERCE CC: A three-star rated prospect by Rivals.com... Named a unanimous first-team offensive lineman in the Western State Conference as a sophomore... Helped the Brahmas to a 7-4 record and a berth in the 2009 regional playoffs... Named to the Region IV All-California Team by the California Community College Football Coaches Association... Also served as the team's long snapper.

AT THOUSAND OAKS HIGH SCHOOL:  A first-team all-Marmonte League offensive tackle as a junior and senior... Was named a team captain for the Lancers as a junior... Played guard and tackle, as well as long snapper.

PERSONAL: Jordan James Allred was born January 10, 1990... Son of Dan and Tami Allred... Majoring in agribusiness... Enrolled at K-State at the start of spring semester and will participate in spring practices.


mugshotJoseph BONUGLI | DB
6-0, 192 | San Antonio, Texas (Warren HS)

AT WARREN HIGH SCHOOL: A three-star prospect and the 50th-best safety in the nation by Rivals in 2008... Finished his senior season (2008) with 115 tackles and three interceptions as Warren advanced to the second round of the Texas state playoffs... Tallied 79 tackles and four interceptions as a junior, leading the Warriors to the school's first district championship... Was a two-time first team all-area, all-district and district defensive MVP selection as a junior and senior... Also earned consecutive first-team all-state honors from the Texas Sports Writers Association... Maintained a 3.7 GPA.

PERSONAL: Born on April 4, 1991... Son of Robert and Susan Bonugli... Plans on majoring in pre-med... Currently enrolled at K-State and will participate in spring practices.


mugshotJavonta BOYD | DL
6-4, 302 | St. Petersburg, Fla. (Butler CC)

AT BUTLER CC: Helped lead the Grizzlies to an 8-3 record and a Region VI and Jayhawk Conference runner-up finish... Was the 43rd rated junior college player in the nation according to Rivals.com... Finished his sophomore season with 54 tackles including 5 tackles for loss... Coached by Troy Morrell.

AT NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL: The No. 58 player in the state of Florida and the 30th defensive tackle in the nation by Rivals.com... Played both tight end and defensive tackle for Northeast and starred as a center for the Viking basketball team.

PERSONAL: Javonta Leron Boyd was born September 10, 1988... Son of Soutrone Boyd... Majoring in education... Currently enrolled at K-State and will participate in spring practices... Re-signed with K-State after his second season at Butler Community College.


mugshotPrizell BROWN | DL
6-4, 265 | Austin, Texas (Blinn College)

2009: Started five of the final six games at defensive end, while he saw action in 11 total contests... Totaled 11 tackles on the season... Set a career high with three tackles against Missouri... Carded his first career tackle against Tennessee Tech... Had two stops, including 0.5 TFLs, against Colorado... Also had two tackles at Nebraska.

AT BLINN COLLEGE: A two-year letterwinner for the Buccaneers under head coach Brad Franchione... A SuperPrep JuCo Top 100 player and was rated a three-star prospect by Rivals.com and a two-star prospect by Scout.com following the 2008 season... Hauled in nine passes for 70 yards and three touchdowns as a sophomore en route to second team All-SWJCFC honors... Helped lead Blinn to the 2008 SWJCFC title... Tallied 15 receptions for 117 yards and another three scores in 2007... Also rushed 11 times for 51 yards and a touchdown as a freshman.

AT CONNALLY HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year starter for the Cougars.

PERSONAL: Henry Prizell Brown was born August 9, 1989, in Austin, Texas... Son of Henry Brown.


mugshotBilly Cosh | QB
6-2, 196 | Gambrills, Md. (Arundel HS)

AT ARUNDEL HIGH SCHOOL: A three-star quarterback who set many single-game, season and career passing records in the state of Maryland over his junior and senior seasons... Holds the Maryland state records for passing yards in a season (3,913), touchdowns in a season (56), attempts (292) and completions in a season (448)... Ranks first in Maryland high school history with 112 career touchdown passes... Broke the Maryland Public School record by throwing for 7,433 career yards... Also finished as the state's all-time leader in total yards with 7, 882... Earned first-team all-metro, all-county and all-state honors as a junior and senior... Named the 2009 Player of the Year by the Washington Post and the co-Player of the Year by the Baltimore Sun... Named to MDVarsity.com's All-Decade team... Named to Prep Star's All-Region team... The No. 46 quarterback in the nation and 19th-best prospect in the state of Maryland accroding to Rivals.com.... Led the Wildcats to an 11-1 record and a berth in the 4A regional finals in 2009... Finished his career with a 22-3 record as Arundel's starting quarterback... Participated in the Maryland Crab Bowl.

PERSONAL: William Christopher Cosh was born March 5, 1992... Son of Chris and Mary Cosh... Father, Chris, is the Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator for K-State... Majoring in communications... Currently enrolled at K-State and will participate in spring practices.


mugshotAdam DAVIS | DL
6-1, 242 | Folkston, Ga. (Hutchinson CC)

AT HUTCHINSON CC: Named a Second Team NJCAA All-American at defensive end in 2009... Rated a four-star recruit and the 38th best junior college prospect by Rivals.com... Named to Prep Star's All-Region team... Racked up 14.5 sacks as a freshman, which is the third-best single-season mark ever at Hutchinson CC... Notched 8.5 sacks, including 4.5 coming against then fourth-ranked Butler Community College, as a sophomore... His 23 career sacks ranks second all-time in Blue Dragon history.

PERSONAL: Born February 12, 1988... Son of Teon Burroughs and Reacheal Davis... Majoring in Sociology/Criminology.


mugshotDeveon DINWIDDIE | RB
5-9, 175 | Hutchinson, Kan. (Hutchinson HS)

AT HUTCHINSON HS: Rated a two-star prospect and the 15th-best player in the state of Kansas by Rivals.com... A First Team All-Ark Valley Chisholm Trail League (AVCTL) selection at running back... Also recognized as the Co-Offensive Player of the Year in the AVCTL... Named an All-6A running back by the Kansas Football Coaches Association, as well as the KFCA Top 11... Dubbed an All-6A at kick returner by the Topeka Capital-Journal and Wichita Eagle... Named to the state's Top 11 Second Team by the Topeka Capital-Journal... Helped the Salt Hawks to four-straight undefeated seasons and four-consecutive state championships.

PERSONAL: Born January 18, 1992... Son of John and Cheri Hastert... Plans to major in kinesiology.


mugshotLaton DOWLING | DL
6-3, 235 | Dodge City, Kan. (Dodge City HS)

AT DODGE CITY HIGH SCHOOL: A three-star rated prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com and the 10th-best player in the state of Kansas by Rivals.com... Ranked as the 46th-best weakside defensive end prospect in the nation by Rivals.com... Named to Prep Star's All-Region team... Played tight end and middle linebacker at Dodge City... Earned 2009 All-6A honors from the Wichita Eagle, Topeka Capital-Journal and the Kansas Football Coaches Association... Also an honorable mention all-state selection at tight end... Was named First Team All-Western Athletic Conference at linebacker as a senior... Led Dodge City to a 9-3 record and a berth in the second round of the 6A playoffs in 2009... Coached by Justin Burke... Also played baseball for the Red Demons.

PERSONAL: Laton Casper Dowling was born June 26, 1991... Son of Kelly and Roxanne Dowling... Majoring in secondary education.


mugshotManase FOKETI | OL
6-5, 325 | Hesperia, Calif. (Mt. San Antonio College)

AT MT. SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE: Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals.com... Named a 2009 Second Team All-Southern California Football Association offensive lineman... Helped team earn a combined 15-3 record over the past two seasons, including a 13-1 mark and a national championship as a sophomore... Mt. SAC went 12-2 and was the state runner-up in 2008.

AT SULTANA HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered two seasons for the Sultans under head coach Zane Sweeny... Was named all-league, all-county and all-Southern California in 2007... Did not allow a single sack his senior campaign.

PERSONAL: Manase Foketi was born September 18, 1990... Parents are Salesi and Lina Foketi... Majoring in criminal justice.


mugshotKason HOSTRUP | OL
6-5, 300 | Sachse, Texas (Sachse HS)

AT SACHSE HIGH SCHOOL: Named a two-star prospect by Rivals.com and was named a Top 20 Offensive Lineman by TexasFootball.com... Named to the District 10-5A first-team as a senior... Named to Prep Star's All-Region team.

PERSONAL: Kason Kai Hostrup was born November 27, 1991... Son of Kris and Julie Hostrup... Plans on majoring in business.

 


mugshotRay KIBBLE | DL
6-5, 310 | Houston, Texas (Navarro JC)

AT NAVARRO JUNIOR COLLEGE: Rated a three-star prospect by Scout.com and Rivals.com... A Second Team All-Southwest Junior College Football Conference (SJCFC) selection as a defensive lineman in 2009... Helped Navarro JC to a second-place finish in the SJCFC.

AT ALIEF HASTINGS HIGH SCHOOL: Named second team all-district in 2006 and 2007 before earning first-team honors in 2008... Named the defensive MVP after recording eight sacks in the 2007 season.

PERSONAL: Ray L. Kibble was born January 22, 1990... Son of Latasha Kibble... Plans to major in kinesiology.


mugshotKyle KLEIN | DL
6-5, 205 | Loveland, Colo. (Loveland HS)

AT LOVELAND HIGH SCHOOL: Named a two-star athlete by Rivals.com... A First Team All-State 4A selection at defensive back by the Denver Post as a senior... Caught 43 passes for 750 yards and eight touchdowns as a tight end in 2009... Was also an all-conference tight end and a two-year team captain... Earned all-conference accolades at quarterback as a junior.

PERSONAL: Kyle Edward Klein was born October 25, 1991... Son of Kelly and Doug Klein... Older brother, Collin, is a sophomore on the K-State football team... Plans on majoring in mechanical engineering.


mugshotSammuel LAMUR | QB
6-4, 215 | West Palm Beach, Fla. (Joliet JC)

2009: Redshirt season... Earned Kansas State's Red Raider Award, annually given to the top contributor on the scout squad.

AT JOLIET JC: Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals.com following the 2008 season... Played in eight games for the Wolves, completing 25-of-58 passes (43.1-percent) for 358 yards and one touchdown... Also ran 19 times for 48 yards and one touchdown.

AT INDEPENDENCE CC: Played seven games for the Pirates... Completed 18 of his 44 pass attempts (40.9-percent) for 217 yards... Also rushed four times for 11 yards.

PERSONAL: Born June 8, 1989... Son of Jean and Carolle Lamur... Twin brother, Emmanuel, is a defensive back for Kansas State.


mugshotCody MARLEY | LB
6-1, 230 | Denton, Texas (Guyer HS)

AT GUYER HIGH SCHOOL: Rated a three-star prospect and the 72nd best inside linebacker in the nation by Rivals.com in 2008... Led Guyer to the Class 4A Division I state semifinals in 2008... Named a Top-50 linebacker by the Dallas Morning News.

PERSONAL: William Cody Marley was born October 2, 1990... Son of Tammie and Steve Marley... Undecided on major... Currently enrolled at K-State and will participate in spring practices.


mugshotTomasi MARINER | OL
6-4, 305 | Topeka, Kan. (Washburn Rural HS)

AT WASHBURN RURAL HIGH SCHOOL: A two-star prospect by Rivals... Named class 6A all-state defensive lineman by Topeka Capital-Journal and the Kansas Football Coaches Association in 2008... Was an All-City Top 11 pick... Helped the Junior Blues to a 5-4 record... Earned first team All-Centennial League honors on offense and second team honors on defense as a senior.

PERSONAL: Born June 19, 1991... Son of Blessing and Mary Mariner... Currently enrolled at K-State and will participate in spring practices.


mugshotDestin MOSLEY | WR
5-9, 175 | Jefferson, Texas (Jefferson HS)

AT JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL: Rated a three-star prospect and the 88th best athlete by Rivals.com... Earned All-East Texas honorable mention accolades at running back by the Longview News-Journal... Named to Prep Star's All-Region team... Earned First Team All-District 17-2A at running back as a senior... Rushed for over 1,200 yards and 11 touchdowns as a junior.

PERSONAL: Born January 31, 1992... Parents are Wilbert Mosley and Linda Brown... Plans on majoring in kinesiology.


mugshotMatthew PEARSON | DB
6-0, 190 | Wichita, Kan. (Hutchinson CC)

AT HUTCHINSON CC: A two-year starter at safety for the Blue Dragons... Earned honorable mention honors in the Jayhawk Conference as a defensive back... Recorded 49 tackles, including five for loss, in 10 games last season... Also intercepted one pass and recovered one fumble, helping Hutchinson Community College earn its first bowl victory since 2004.

PERSONAL: Matthew David Pearson was born October 25, 1989... Son of Rebecca and David Pearson... Majoring in kinesiology... Currently enrolled at K-State and will participate in spring practices.


mugshotDeMarcus ROBINSON | RB
5-9, 192 | Wichita, Kan. (Wichita Northwest HS)

AT NORTHWEST HIGH SCHOOL: Tabbed a four-star prospect and the 18th-best running back in the nation by Rivals.com... Rushed for a Wichita City League season-high 1,720 yards as a senior and for nearly 5,000 yards in his career at Northwest... Was an All-City League selection at running back in 2009 and was named a First Team All-6A running back by the Topeka Capital-Journal and Wichita Eagle... Also earned Top-11 honors at running back and was an All-Metro selection as a junior and senior by the Wichita Eagle... Named to Prep Star's All-Region team... Selected to play in the 2010 Kansas Shrine Bowl.

PERSONAL: Henry DeMarcus Robinson was born October 29, 1991... Son of Roy and Linda Johnson... Plans on majoring in criminology.


mugshotCurry SEXTON | WR
6-0, 190 | Abilene, Kan. (Abilene HS)

at ABILENE HIGH SCHOOL: A two-star prospect and the 14th best prospect in the state of Kansas by Rivals.com... Named a First-Team All-State 4A defensive back by the Topeka Capital-Journal, Wichita Eagle and the Kansas Football Coaches Association as a senior... Also earned All-North Central Kansas League honors as a quarterback and defensive back in 2009... Selected to play in the 2010 Kansas Shine Bowl.

PERSONAL: Born August 16, 1991... Son of Ted and Jan Sexton... Plans on majoring in business.


mugshotBrodrick SMITH | WR
6-3, 205 | Garden City, Kan. (Minnesota)

2009: Sat out the 2009 season due to NCAA Division I transfer rules... Will be a redshirt sophomore in 2010.

AT MINNESOTA (2008): Earned playing time in 12 games for the Golden Gophers, including two starts... Recorded five catches for 50 yards and one touchdown... Was a scholar-athlete award winner... Tallied his first career reception on a two-yard pass at Ohio State... Registered a seven-yard reception at Purdue... Earned his first career start against Northwestern... Hauled in his first career touchdown on a 43-yard pass and finished with two receptions for 45 yards at Wisconsin.

AT GARDEN CITY HIGH SCHOOL: A three-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com following the 2008 season... Rushed for 1,446 yards and 20 touchdowns, while he passed for 700 yards and four scores in 2007 as the Buffaloes' starting quarterback... Earned first team Class 6A All-State honors from the Kansas Football Coaches Association, Wichita Eagle and Topeka Capital-Journal... Also a second-team Top 11 (all classes) pick by the Topeka Capital-Journal... Named the 2007 Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year... A Garden City Telegram all-area (all class) selection in both 2006 and 2007... Rushed for a school-record 361 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-28 win over Dodge City... Had a 93-yard interception return for a score against Wichita Northwest... Rushed for 1,300 yards and 15 touchdowns and passed for 700 yards and six TDs as a junior... Earned all-state honors as a defensive back in 2006... An honorable mention all-league selection as a sophomore... Also earned all-state accolades in basketball in 2006.

PERSONAL: Brodrick Terrell Smith was born Dec. 20, 1989...  Son of Launa Smith and Lawrence Tolbert... Has one sibling... Father, Lawrence Tolbert, lettered as a wide receiver at Kansas State from 1986-88... Has one son, Blake.


mugshotTate SNYDER | LB
5-11, 205 | Manhattan, Kan. (Manhattan HS)

AT MANHATTAN HIGH SCHOOL: A two-star rating from Rivals.com... Named a First team All-State 6A selection at linebacker by the Topeka Capital-Journal, Wichita Eagle and the Kansas Football Coaches Association as a senior... Also named a Top-11 player by the Topeka Capital-Journal and a First team All-Centennial League linebacker as a senior after earning second-team honors as a junior... Led the Indians to a Centennial League title and a 10-1 finish in 2009... Was named the 2009 Flint Hills Player of the Year by the Manhattan Mercury and was named to the 2010 Kansas Shrine Bowl.

PERSONAL: William Tate Snyder was born November 19, 1991... Son of Sean and Wanda Snyder... Father, Sean, is Associate Athletics Director/Associate Head Coach for Football Operations and Development... Grandson of head football coach Bill Snyder... Plans on majoring in kinesiology.


mugshotTerrance SWEENEY | DB
5-10, 175 | Houston, Texas (Blinn College) | Watch Video

2009: Appeared in five games at defensive back and on special teams... Carded five tackles on the season, including two each against Oklahoma and Nebraska.

AT BLINN COLLEGE: A one-year letterwinner at Blinn College... Made 44 tackles and also returned eight kickoffs for 244 yards, including a 70-yarder... Coach by Brad Franchione.

AT WESTFIELD HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year letterwinner, where he was an all-district running back... Led his team to a district championship and the state finals.

PERSONAL: Terrance Charles Sweeney was born April 25, 1987... Grandson of Earlene Sweeney... Related to LSU football player Danny McCray... Majoring in kinesiology.


mugshotDarious THOMAS | DB
6-0, 180 | Dallar, Texas (Cedar Hill HS) | Watch Video

2009: Appeared in nine games, started one and totaled 11 tackles on the season... Carded a break up against Colorado... Had a great game at Oklahoma, carding six stops... Also played vs. Kansas, recording 3 tackles.

AT CEDAR HILL HIGH SCHOOL:  Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com following the 2008 season... A three-year letterwinner, who was named first team all-district and all-area as a senior, while he also served as the team's captain... Made 50 tackles, tallied six interceptions, forced nine forced fumbles and recovered three others as a senior... Named second-team all-district as a junior after recording 98 tackles, three interceptions, five fumble recoveries and 10 forced fumbles...  Also carded 71 tackles, four interceptions and three fumbles recovered as a sophomore... A three-year letterwinner and an all-district honoree in track.

PERSONAL: Darious Duntae Thomas was born August 8, 1991, in Dallas, Texas... Son of Benjamin Thomas and Regina Mason... Has one sister, Tiffany... Majoring in business administration.


mugshotCourtney THOMPSON | DB
6-0, 180 | Miramar, Fla. (Everglades HS)

AT EVERGLADES HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner as a defensive back and quarterback, while also competing in track and field... Recorded 50 tackles, 13 pass breakups and a team-leading four interceptions as a junior in 2007... Led team to an 8-3 record as a quarterback in 2008, good for third in the district and fourth in the county... Completed 85-of-140 passes for 975 yards and 10 touchdowns... Also rushed for three scores... Named to the 6A-4A Honorable Mention All-Broward County Team by the Miami Herald... Was a state finalist in the 110-meter hurdles in 2007 with a time of 13.98... Finished eighth in the Florida State High School Athletic Association 3A-4A State Meet.

PERSONAL: Born July 16, 1991... Son of Will and LaVora Thompson... Currently enrolled at K-State and will participate in spring practices.


mugshotZach TRUJILLO | TE
6-4, 240 | Edmond, Okla. (Deer Creek HS)

AT DEER CREEK HIGH SCHOOL: Played four seasons for the Antlers, making two state playoff appearances... Was a standout on both sides of the ball as he recorded 39 career receptions for 628 yards and 10 touchdowns, rushed 40 times for 183 yards and two touchdowns, and recorded 200 tackles - including 11 sacks - and four interceptions... Named first team all-Edmond and all-district in 2008... Also an honorable mention all-state selection by The Daily Oklahoman as a senior... Was selected for the Class 5A West All-Star Team by the Oklahoma Football Coaches Association.

PERSONAL: Born March 14, 1991... Son of Paul and Ann Trujillo... Plans on majoring in business... Currently enrolled at K-State and will participate in spring practices.


mugshotTre WALKER | LB
6-4, 205 | Olathe, Kan. (Olathe North HS)

AT NORTH HIGH SCHOOL: A three-star prospect, the ninth-best player in the Sunflower State and the 59th-best outside linebacker prospect by Rivals.com... Was named a First Team All-Metro linebacker by the Kansas City Star and was recognized by the Topeka Capital-Journal and Wichita Eagle as a First Team All-State 6A linebacker... Named to Prep Star's All-Region team... Led the Eagles to a 13-0 record and a 6A state championship as a senior.

PERSONAL: Armogen Bruer Walker was born February 22, 1992... Son of Armogen and Carmen Bruer... Plans on majoring in business.


mugshotJustin WILLIAMS | DL
6-0, 290 | Grand Prairie, Texas (Navarro CC)

AT NAVARRO COMMUNITY COLLEGE: A three-star prospect by Rivals.com... Named to Prep Star's All-Region team... Helped the Bulldogs to a second-place finish in the Southwestern Junior College Football Conference and a 10-1 overall record.

AT SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL: Was recognized by ESPN.com as the 94th best defensive tackle prospect in the nation in 2008... Was named to the TexasHSFootball.com's All-District 7-5A at defensive tackle.

PERSONAL: Justin Lamar Williams was born August 24, 1989... Son of Angela Williams.


mugshotTy ZIMMERMAN | QB
6-2, 200 | Junction City, Kan. (Junction City HS)

AT JUNCTION CITY HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner for the Blue Jays under head coach and father Randall Zimmerman... Was 144-of-221 for 1,920 yards and 25 touchdowns as a senior in 2008, while rushing 133 times for 1,046 yards and 18 scores... Led the Blue Jays to a 13-0 record and the 2008 Kansas 6A State Championship... Scored all three of the Blue Jays' touchdowns in the state championship... Named to the Wichita Eagle Kansas Top 11 team... Named first team all-state in 2007 and 2008, as well as a honorable mention in 2006... Also lettered two years in basketball and baseball.

PERSONAL: Born June 23, 1990... Parents are Randall and Stefanie Zimmerman... Plans on majoring in secondary education... Currently enrolled at K-State and will participate in spring practices.