The full 12-game slate includes matchups against five teams that finished the season ranked in the Top 25 and home games against conference foes Oklahoma, Texas A&M, Missouri, Baylor and Iowa State.
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Dante Barnett | ATH
6-1, 175 | Tulsa, Okla. (Booker T. Washington HS)
AT BOOKER T. WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL: Recorded 100 tackles and nine interceptions on his way to earning second team all-state honors as a senior... Also hauled in 10 touchdowns as a receiver... Recorded 101 tackles as a junior and also caught 32 passes for 775 yards and six touchdowns... Led Booker T. Washington to a 13-1 record and a state championship this past season... Also collected nine interceptions as a junior.
PERSONAL: Dante Barnett was born June 14, 1993... Son of Larry Barnett and Tiah Pankey.
Arthur Brown | LB
6-1, 223 | Wichita, Kan. (Miami)
2010: Sat out the 2010 season after transferring from the University of Miami.
2009 (Miami): Played in all 12 regular season games and the Champs Sports Bowl... Registered 13 tackles, including a half tackle for loss and recovered one fumble... Had three stops at South Florida and two tackles against both Florida A&M and Central Florida... Recovered fumble came at Wake Forest.
2008 (Miami): Played in 11 games as a freshman, mostly on special teams but saw some action at linebacker against Duke... Had four tackles on the year.
AT WICHITA EAST HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Wichita East under coach Brian Byers ... Played in the U.S. Army All-American game... Made 151 tackles, 10 sacks and one fumble recovery for a touchdown, despite missing two games as a senior... Totaled 132 tackles and 12 sacks as a junior... Selected as a Parade All-American and named to USA Today's All-USA team... Also an EA Sports All-American... Ranked the No. 23 player overall by Rivals.com, the No. 1 player in Kansas and the No. 2 overall outside linebacker... Rated the No. 5 player in the nation, the No. 1 strongside linebacker and the best player in Kansas by Scout.com... Ranked sixth overall and first among outside linebacker by ESPN... Ranked as the No. 5 player in the country by Tom Lemming on CSTV.com... Named the No. 10 player on the PrepStar Top 135 Dream Team.
PERSONAL: Arthur Brown was born June 17, 1990, in Wichita, Kan... Son of Arthur and Leionnie Brown... Younger brother, Bryce, is a running back at K-State.
Bryce Brown | RB
6-0, 216 | Wichita, Kan. (Tennessee)
2010: Sat out the 2010 season after transferring from the University of Tennessee.
TENNESSEE (2009): Finished first collegiate season with 460 rushing yards on 101 carries... Also hauled in 10 passes for 137 yards and one score... Started his collegiate career by rushing for 104 yards on 11 carries with a touchdown in the season opener against Western Kentucky... Totaled 60 yards on nine carries against South Carolina... Scored on a one-yard plunge against Georgia to give Tennessee a 45-19 lead... Third touchdown of the season came against Memphis on a one-yard dive... Best receiving game was against Florida as he had 60 yards on two catches... Was also on the receiving end of a 26-yard score against Ohio.
AT WICHITA EAST HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered under head coach Brian Byers... Rated as the No. 1 running back and the No. 1 overall prospect nationally in the 2009 class by Rivals.com... Rated No. 1 at running back by Scout.com and No. 2 by ESPN... Selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American game... Earned All-America honors from USA Today and Parade magazine as a senior... Also named all-state in 2008... Earned all-city and all-state honors as a junior.
PERSONAL: Bryce Lee Brown was born May 14, 1991, in Wichita, Kan... Son of Son of Arthur and Leionnie Brown... Older brother, Arthur, is a linebacker at K-State.
Marquel Bryant | DE
6-3, 215 | Dallas, Texas (Skyline)
AT SKYLINE HIGH SCHOOL: Rated as the 77th-best high school football recruit in the Dallas area by The Dallas Morning News... Named to the All-District 9-5A football team his senior season by TexasHSFootball.com... Led the Raiders to a 9-3 overall record (7-0 league) and a District 9-5A title in 2010... Teammate of fellow signee Mike Moore.
PERSONAL: Marquel Bryant was born October 29, 1992... Son of James and Dawn Bryant... Has two siblings and is the cousin of current Dallas Cowboy receiver Dez Bryant.
Morgan Burns | DB
5-11, 195 | Wichita, Kan. (Trinity Academy)
AT TRINITY ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL: A three-star prospect and the No. 14 player in the state of Kansas according to Rivals.com... A three-time all-league pick at both defensive back and running back... Two-time all-metro selection... Rushed for 2,700 yards and 36 touchdowns over last two seasons... Also a state champion in track at 100m, 200m and 400m and a member of the state-champion basketball squad.
PERSONAL: Morgan Burns was born May 19, 1993... Son of Brad and Greta Burns.
Tanner Burns | DB
6-0, 183 | San Jose, Calif. (San Jose State)
2010: Sat out the 2010 season after transferring from the San Jose State.
2009 (San Jose State): Started all 12 games for the Spartans, leading the team with 96 total tackles... Recorded two interceptions and broke up one pass while forcing four fumbles and recovering another... Also caught one pass for 11 yards... Logged seven or more tackles in nine games, including a season-high 12 against Hawaii... Also had 11 stops against Cal Poly and Utah, and nine takedowns against USC, Stanford and Nevada... Earned WAC Defensive Player of the Week honors after registering 11 tackles, a fumble recovery, an interception and two downed punts at the 1-yard line against Cal Poly.
2008 (San Jose State): Saw action as a safety and special teams player... Increased his playing time as a safety as the season progressed, finishing the season with four tackles and one tackle for loss in 10 games... Came up with his first career interception against Idaho... Recorded a season-high two tackles, including a tackle for loss, at Nevada.
AT VALLEY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered three years at Valley Christian under head coach Mike Machado... A 2007 Second Team All-Central Coast Section selection, First Team All-West Catholic Athletic League selection and his team's Defensive Most Valuable Player... Finished his career with 274 tackles and nine interceptions.
PERSONAL: Tanner John Burns was born November 8, 1989, in Houston, Texas... Son of Keith and Yvonne Burns... Father, Keith, is the defensive backs coach at Mississippi... Majoring in communications, while he wants to become a football coach.
Jade Cathey | WR
6-5, 185 | Liberal, Kan. (Liberal)
AT LIBERAL HIGH SCHOOL: A three-star rated prospect by Rivals.com and the ninth-ranked player in the state of Kansas... Named to The Hutchinson News high school football 11-man all-class team his senior year... Named All-Kansas Class 5-A Honorable Mention by Varsity Kansas... Named to PrepStar magazine's All-Midlands Region team... Caught 45 passes for 721 yards with a 16-yard average per reception and nine touchdowns as a senior... Also had 16 rushing attempts for 137 yards and one touchdown... Collected 32 total tackles (22 solo, 10 assisted) on defense... Recorded one interception, two pass deflections, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble... Also punted 31 times for a 36.87 average with eight punts inside the 20 yard line... Returned six punts for 151 yards and a 25.2-yard average... Had 773 receiving yards and nine touchdowns as a junior when he broke Liberal's single-season receiving yards record.
PERSONAL: Jade Cathey was born January 14, 1993... Son of Tonya King.
Allen Chapman | DB
5-11, 180 | San Francisco, Calif. (City College of San Francisco)
AT CITY COLLEGE OF SAN FRANCISCO: Rated as a three-star prospect by Rivals.com... Recorded five interceptions with one returned for a touchdown as a freshman before carding five interceptions and returning one for a touchdown in 2010... Collected 39 total tackles (26 solo, 13 assisted) and one tackle for a loss... Had one sack, two fumble recoveries, one of which was returned for a 40-yard touchdown, and 12 pass breakups... Teammate of fellow signee Nigel Malone... Led City College to a 12-1 record in 2010 with a win in the NorCal Championship game, the 11th in school history... Fell to Mt. San Antonio Community College and fellow signee Vaikalafi Lutui in the state championship game.
AT OAK GROVE HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 First Team All-BVAL Mt. Hamilton Division selection... Named the 2008 Most Valuable Defensive Back... Also earned 2007 First Team All-BVAL Mt. Hamilton Division and 2007 All CCS Honorable Mention honors... Had three interceptions with four pass deflections and one forced fumble... Recorded 34 tackles (23 solo, 11 assisted)... Rushed for 332 yards and eight touchdowns during his senior campaign.
PERSONAL: Allen Chapman was born July 23, 1991.
Lamonte Clark | DT
6-4, 308 | Washington, D.C. (Ballou)
AT BALLOU HIGH SCHOOL: Rated as a three-star defensive tackle by Rivals.com... Named to PrepStar magazine's All-East Region team... Selected as a First Team All-Metro offensive lineman by the Washington Post... Nominated for the U.S. Army Game... Had 68 tackles (34 solo, 34 assisted) with 26 tackles resulting in a loss and 3.0 sacks... Forced five fumbles and had one interception during his senior campaign... Helped lead the Knights to a 10-1 record as a senior.
PERSONAL: Lamonte Clark was born March 31, 1992... Son of Shawn and Donnise Clark.
Kip Daily | DB
6-0, 181 | College Station, Texas (Blinn College)
AT BLINN COLLEGE: Rated a three-star cornerback by Rivals.com... Played in 10 games for the national champion Buccaneers in 2009... Recorded 37 tackles with one coming for a loss... Had five interceptions and three fumble recoveries... Named to SWJCFC second-team on defense in 2010... Helped Blinn to a 20-4 combined record in two seasons.
AT A&M CONSOLIDATED HIGH SCHOOL: Selected first-team all-district and honorable mention all-state as a cornerback during senior season.... Led A&M Consolidated to a district title as a senior.
PERSONAL: Kip Daily was born December 30, 1990... Son of Andrew and Brenda Daily.
Tyler Davidson | TE
6-5, 265 | Tulsa, Okla. (Jenks)
AT JENKS HIGH SCHOOL: Played his senior season at Jenks High School in 2009... Earned all-district honors as a senior... Went 13-1 and finished second in state following an undefeated district title... Played his junior season at Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch, Colo., where he was all-league and set new school records for receptions in a game, touchdowns in a game and yards in a season for a tight end.
PERSONAL: Tyler Davidson was born July 19, 1991... Son of Jim and Erin Davidson... Currently enrolled at Kansas State and will participate in spring practice.
Hunter Davis | DE
6-3, 246 | Choctaw, Okla. (Choctaw)
AT CHOCTAW HIGH SCHOOL: Rated as a three-star defensive end by Rivals.com... Named to PrepStar magazine's All-Midlands Region team... Recorded 59 tackles during his senior season (30 solo, 34 assisted)... Recorded 3.0 sacks... Participated in Under Armour and U.S. Army Combines... Named all-conference, all-district and all-state as a senior... Nominated for the Wendy's Heisman Trophy for high school student-athletes... Was also a team captain.
PERSONAL: Hunter Davis was born December 12, 1992... Son of Ken and Bobbie Brewer... Relative of current Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker.
Glenn Gronkowski | FB
6-3, 210 | Amherst, N.Y. (Williamsville North)
AT WILLIAMSVILLE NORTH HIGH SCHOOL: Caught 53 passes for 762 yards and 11 touchdowns during his senior season... Had two passes for 90 yards.... Recorded eight interceptions, returning two for touchdowns... Recovered two fumbles, returning one for an 85-yard touchdown... Recorded 43 solo tackles... Punted for a 35.8 average and handled all of the kicking duties....Named co-Offensive Player of the Year in Section VI Class AA North... Totaled 125 catches for 2,076 yards and 23 touchdowns during high school career.
PERSONAL: Glenn was born March 25, 1993...The brother of current NFL players Dan (Broncos), Rob (Patriots), and Chris (Cowboys) Gronkowski... Brother Gordie also played pro baseball in the Angels' organization... Son of Diane and Gordon Gronkowski.
Samuel Harvill | DT
6-1, 255 | Springdale, Ark. (Shiloh Christian)
AT SHILOH CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL: Rated as a three-star defensive tackle by Rivals.com... Named to the 4A All-State First Team by the Arkansas Activities Association... Selected as a MaxPreps Class of 2011 All-American... Set the Army All-American Combine Bench Press Record... Set the Under Armour All-American Combine Bench Press Record... Selected as a two-time lineman MVP of the state title game... Selected to the AP All-Arkansas Team... Named the Morning News Defensive Player of the Year... Named the Arkansas Sophomore Defensive Player of the Year... Named to Prep Star magazine's All-West Region team... Led Shiloh Christian to four league titles and three state championships... Recorded 71 tackles with 10 sacks and two forced fumbles as a senior... Had 68 tackles (47 solo, 21 assisted) as a junior... Recorded 8.5 sacks... Forced five fumbles and recovered three... Finished his career with 341 tackles, 95 tackles for loss and an Arkansas state-record 48.5 sacks.
PERSONAL: Samuel Harvill was born March 3, 1992... Son of Bill and Kristi Harvill... Has two siblings, Brad and Mindy.
Kason Hostrup | OL
6-5, 300 | Sachse, Texas (Sachse)
AT SACHSE HIGH SCHOOL: Named a Texas Top 20 offensive lineman by TexasFootball.com in 2009 as a senior... Named to the District 10-5A first-team as a senior... Named to Prep Star's All-Region team... Also a second team academic all-state selection.
PERSONAL: Kason Kai Hostrup was born November 27, 1991... Son of Kris and Julie Hostrup... Plans on majoring in business... Currently enrolled at K-State and will participate in spring practice.
Kyle Klein | DE
6-5, 218 | Loveland, Colo. (Loveland)
AT LOVELAND HIGH SCHOOL: A First Team All-State 4A selection at safety by the Denver Post as a senior in 2009... Caught 47 passes for 853 yards and 13 touchdowns as a tight end in 2009... Collected 113 tackles and five interceptions on defense... 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 Doug and Kelly Klein... Older brother, Collin, is a junior on the K-State football team... Plans on majoring in mechanical engineering... Currently enrolled at K-State and will participate in spring practice.
Tyler Lockett | WR
5-11, 170 | Tulsa, Okla. (Booker T. Washington)
AT BOOKER T. WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL: Rated as a three-star wide receiver by Rivals.com... Named to the Tulsa World's All-Metro Football Team... Named to PrepStar magazine's All-Midlands Region team ... Named to the All-State First-Team Football Team by the Tulsa World... Caught 42 passes for 765 yards and 13 touchdowns his senior season... Also had 54 tackles and six interceptions on defense... Led the Hornets to a 13-1 record and a win in the 5A state title game... Had 279 receiving yards and three touchdowns as a junior... On defense he recorded 29 tackles, two interceptions and four pass deflections on defense.
PERSONAL: Tyler Lockett was born September 28, 1992... Son of Kevin Lockett and Nicole Edwards... Lockett will follow his father (Kevin) and uncle (Aaron) to Kansas State... Kevin, K-State's all-time leading receiver, caught 217 passes for 3,032 yards while playing for Snyder in the mid-1990s... His uncle, Aaron, caught 137 passes for 2,400 yards -- fourth on the all-time list -- and ranks second in career punt-return yardage.
Vaikalafi Lutui | DT
6-2, 280 | Salt Lake City, Utah (Mt. San Antonio CC)
AT MT. SAN ANTONIO CC: Led the Mounties to a 13-0 record in 2010 and wins in both the State and National Championships... Led Mt. Sac to the NATYCAA Cup which goes to the nation's top overall community college athletic program... Recorded 63 total tackles (37 solo, 26 assisted) as well as 19.5 tackles for a loss, 12 sacks, eight quarterback hits and three pass breakups... Played in 2008 and then redshirted in 2009... Team went a combined 38-3 from 2008-2010.
AT WEST (UT) HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterman who played quarterback, linebacker and the defensive line... Was an all-state pick and MVP of team during 2005 senior season.
PERSONAL: Vaikalafi Lutui was born March 3, 1987... Son of Filikei and Sui Lutui.
Nigel Malone | DB
5-10, 185 | Manteca, Calif. (City College of San Francisco)
AT CITY COLLEGE OF SAN FRANCISCO: Rated as a three-star cornerback by Rivals.com... Recorded 25 tackles (19 solo, 6 assisted) in 2010... Had three interceptions, nine pass breakups and one forced fumble... Malone also returned a blocked extra point for a two-point conversion... Along with fellow Wildcat signee Allen Chapman, CCSF recorded a 12-1 record on the season with a win in the NorCal Championship game, its 11th in school history... Fell just short of another state championship following a loss to Mt. San Antonio Community College and fellow signee Vaikalafi Lutui... Compiled a 22-2 record in two seasons at City College.
AT SIERRA HIGH SCHOOL: Had 52 receptions for 707 yards and six touchdowns as a senior... Recorded 23 tackles (20 solo, 3 assisted), one sack, eight interceptions for 226 yards and four pass deflections, four interceptions and four fumble recoveries as a junior... Holds Sierra career records for catches, receiving yards, interceptions and fumble recoveries.
PERSONAL: Nigel Malone was born September 26, 1990... Son of Darvin Malone... Currently enrolled at K-State and will participate in spring practice.
Brandon Mickens | LB
6-4, 195 | League City, Texas (Clear Springs)
AT CLEAR SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL: Recorded 79 total tackles (32 solo, 47 assisted) as a senior with a season-high 15 tackles against Bryan... Recorded 6.5 sacks... Had three pass deflections and two fumble recoveries... Recorded 42 tackles and three sacks as a junior.
PERSONAL: Brandon Mickens was born March 29, 1993... Son of Audrey and Charles Mickens.
Mike Moore | LB
6-1, 213 | Dallas, Texas (Skyline)
AT SKYLINE HIGH SCHOOL: Rated as a three-star linebacker by Rivals.com... Helped lead the Raiders to a 9-3 overall record (7-0 league) during the 2010 season... Two-time all-district pick... Named one of the Top 100 players in the state of Texas prior to senior season... Teammate of fellow signee Marquel Bryant.
PERSONAL: Mike Moore was born January 30, 1993... Son of Mike and Shannon Moore.
Destin Mosley | WR
5-9, 175 | Jefferson, Texas (Jefferson)
AT JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL: Rated a three-star prospect and the 88th best athlete by Rivals.com in 2009... Earned All-East Texas honorable mention accolades at running back by the Longview News-Journal... Named to PrepStar'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: Destin Mosley was born January 31, 1992... Parents are Wilbert Mosley and Linda Brown... Plans on majoring in kinesiology... Currently enrolled at K-State and will participate in spring practice.
Angelo Pease | ATH
5-11, 205 | Cairo, Ga. (Hutchinson CC)
AT HUTCHINSON CC: Rated as a three-star athlete by Rivals.com... Named to PrepStar magazine's All-Midlands Region team... Played in 11 games for the Blue Dragons in 2010... Rushed for 834 yards on 155 carries averaging 5.4 yards a carry and 75.8 yards a game... Rushed for nine touchdowns including an 83-yard touchdown run... Was 12-of-26 for the season through the air for 281 yards, with no interceptions and six touchdown passes... Had a pass efficiency rating of 213.1 and a completion percentage of 46.2... Also caught 10 passes for 71 yards... Returned eight kicks for 151 yards, averaging 18.9 yards a return... Accounted for 1,115 yards on 181 plays on the year for an average of 101.4 yards of total offense a game... Earned Verizon/Jayhawk Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors on September 21, 2010, with 228 yards rushing on 16 carries and four touchdowns.
AT CAIRO HIGH SCHOOL: A two-year starter who led the Syrupmakers to a 27-2 record in 2007 and 2008... Cairo won consecutive regional championships, was the state runner-up in 2007 and won the Class AAA championship in 2008... He accounted for three touchdowns (two passing and one rushing), including a 78-yard touchdown run, in the championship game... Rushed for 882 yards and was 89-of-141 passing with 19 touchdowns as a senior... Earned first team all-state honors from the Associated Press and was the Atlanta Journal-Constitution All-State Offensive Player of the Year in 2008... Was also an honorable mention all-state quarterback by the AP and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in 2007.
PERSONAL: Born August 12, 1991... Son of James and Lena Pease... Originally signed with K-State in 2009... Currently enrolled at K-State and will participate in spring practice.
Daniel Sams | QB
6-2, 210 | Slidell, La. (Salmen)
AT SALMEN HIGH SCHOOL: Rated as a three-star athlete by Rivals.com... Ranked as the 44th-best athlete in the nation by Rivals.com... Ranked as the 17th-best player in the state of Louisiana by Rivals.com... Named to the Large Schools New Orleans All-Metro football First-Team by The Times-Picayune... Named to PrepStar magazine's All-Southeast Region team... Named the Offensive Player of the Year by The Times-Picayune... Named Honorable Mention Class 4A All-State by 2theadvocate.com... A member of The Times-Picayune's Blue Chip list... One of the New Orleans metro area's most versatile athletes... Played quarterback, running back and wide receiver, as well as punter and kick returner... Led Salmen to a No. 1 state ranking in Class 4A for eight straight weeks... As a senior, passed for 577 yards and seven touchdowns, rushed for 579 yards and nine scores on 56 carries and caught 21 passes for 518 yards and nine touchdowns... Totaled over 3,000 all-purpose yards as a senior.
PERSONAL: Daniel Sams was born October 1, 1992... Son of Sherrell and John Griffin.
Ian Seau | DE
6-4, 240 | Carlsbad, Calif. (La Costa Canyon)
AT LA COSTA CANYON HIGH SCHOOL: Rated as a three-star defensive end by Rivals.com... No. 57 strongside defensive end in the nation according to Rivals.com... Also the No. 83 prospect in the state of California... First-Team Defense Avocado West League pick in 2010... Named to the 2010 Rivals All-San Diego Section Second Team... Named defensive player of the year for the Avocado League... Named to The North County Times All-North County Team... Named to The North County Times Elite 11 Team... Named as a Second-Team All-CIF performer as a junior... Named the number three defensive end for the class of 2011 in California by Cali High Sports... Collected 89 tackles, 18 sacks and blocked four kicks during high school career... Led La Costa Canyon to a 20-3 record during his junior and senior seasons.
PERSONAL: Ian Seau is the son of Mary Seau... Nephew of former NFL great Junior Seau... Cousin of current Wildcat Taylor Godinet.
Curry Sexton | WR
6-0, 190 | Abilene, Kan. (Abilene)
AT ABILENE HIGH SCHOOL: The 14th-best prospect in the state of Kansas by Rivals.com in 2009... 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... Totaled over 2,500 rushing yards, 1,500 receiving yards and 300 tackles during his high school career... Selected to play in the 2010 Kansas Shine Bowl... Led Abilene to two league championships.
PERSONAL: Curry Sexton was born August 16, 1991... Son of Ted and Jan Sexton... Plans on majoring in business... Currently enrolled at K-State and will participate in spring practice.
Shaun Simon | OL
6-2, 315 | Tulsa, Okla. (Hutchinson CC)
AT HUTCHINSON CC: Rated as a three-star offensive lineman by Rivals.com... Missed the 2010 season with an injury and did not play in 2009.
AT UNION HIGH SCHOOL: Was a two-year letterman and led the Redskins to a 14-1 record and a state championship in 2008... Named all-district, all-metro, all-conference and all-state as a senior... Participated in the Jim Thorpe All-State game.
PERSONAL: Shaun Simon was born January 27, 1991... Son of Stephen Simon... Currently enrolled at K-State and will participate in spring practice.
Boston Stiverson | OL
6-4, 295 | Andover, Kan. (Andover Central)
AT ANDOVER CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL: Selected to the All-State third team by Kansas Varsity... Named to the All-Kansas Class 5-A first team by Kansas Varsity... Named to the Kansas Football Coaches Association All-State Class 5-A offensive team... Named to PrepStar magazine's All-Midlands Region team... Named all-league on both offense and defense... Named league defensive MVP... Recorded 40 tackles (11 solo, 29 assisted) with 1.5 sacks on defense... Recorded one interception, two pass deflections and one forced fumble... Selected to play in the Kansas Shrine Bowl.
PERSONAL: Boston Stiverson was born October 8, 1992... Son of Stan and Allison Stiverson... Has two siblings, Brae and Tyler.
Justin Tuggle | QB
6-3, 228 | Alpharetta, Ga. (Blinn College)
AT BLINN COLLEGE: Rated as a three-star quarterback by Rivals.com and the No. 1 dual-threat quarterback among JUCO players... Led the Bucs to a win in the 10th annual C.H.A.M.P.S. Heart of Texas Bowl and was named the game's most valuable player after passing for 140 yards and running for another 78 yards... Named all-league on offense for the Southwest Junior College Football Conference (SWJCFC)... Named the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Offensive Player of the Week on Nov. 1 when he completed 17-of-24 passes for 262 yards and two touchdowns and also rushed for another 137 yards on 10 carries and three touchdowns... Threw for 2,015 yards and 17 touchdowns in 2010 while rushing for 733 yards and 12 scores.
AT BOSTON COLLEGE: Started three games for the Eagles as a redshirt freshman in 2009 where he threw for 229 yards and four touchdowns.
AT NORTHVIEW HIGH SCHOOL: Earned Greater Atlanta All-Area honors as a senior... Captured North Fulton second-team accolades in 2007... Threw for 1,310 yards and 12 touchdowns in his senior season; also ran for 563 yards and six touchdowns... Set school career records in passing yards and passing touchdowns... Set school single-game records in passing yards, total yards and touchdowns scored... Served as team captain... Played in the second annual Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Miami's Orange Bowl in January 2008... All-North Fulton County selection... Ranked in the top 50 of players to come out of Georgia by Rivals.com and the No. 36 quarterback nationally according to ESPN.com... Super 7 North Fulton honoree... Passed for 3,675 yards, rushed for 1,300 yards and compiled 44 touchdowns in his career... Team captain during senior year under head coach George Gettle.
PERSONAL: Justin DuJian Tuggle was born January 4, 1990... Justin and his younger sister Jessica are the children of DuJuan and Jessie Tuggle, who played 14 seasons in the National Football League... Jessie was selected to five Pro Bowls and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2007... Currently enrolled at K-State and will participate in spring practice.
Cody Whitehair | OL
6-5, 300 | Abilene, Kan. (Abilene)
AT ABILENE HIGH SCHOOL: Rated as a three-star offensive tackle by Rivals.com... Named to the All-State Top 11 Team by Varsity Kansas... Named to the All-Kansas Class 4-A first team by Varsity Kansas... Named to the Kansas Coaches Association All-State Top 11 team... Named to the Kansas Football Coaches Association All-State Class 4-A offensive team... Named to PrepStar magazine's All-Midlands Region team... Had 140 pancake blocks and recorded 81 total tackles (41 solo, 40 assisted) with 15 sacks during his senior season... Helped lead Abilene to a combined 31-11 record in four seasons.
PERSONAL: Cody Whitehair was born July 11, 1992... Son of Kevin and RaeLyn Whitehair.
Meshak Williams | DL
6-4, 235 | Sylvester, Ga. (Hutchinson CC)
AT HUTCHINSON CC: Rated as a three-star defensive lineman by Rivals.com... Selected to the All-Conference/All-Region Second Team in 2009... Named to PrepStar magazine's All-Midlands Region team... Played in 12 games in 2010... Recorded 44 tackles (18 solo, 26 assisted) as well as 17.0 tackles for a loss of 105 yards... Also had eight sacks... Had one pass breakup, one pass deflection and hit the quarterback 20 times... Forced three fumbles, recovered two, one of which went 21 yards for a touchdown.
AT WORTH COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered three years for the Rams at defensive end and tight end, advancing to the Georgia state playoffs his sophomore and junior seasons... Collected 70 tackles to go along with 14 sacks as a junior, while he tallied 83 tackles and a school-record 23 sacks as a senior... Was a Super 6 selection by the Albany Herald... Also earned all-region honors as a sophomore, junior and senior... Selected to play in the Georgia High School All Star Game.
PERSONAL: Born June 3, 1991... Son of Geneva Williams... Currently enrolled at K-State and will participate in spring practice.
Dillon Wilson | PK
6-0, 197 | Midlothian, Texas. (Midlothian)
AT MIDLOTHIAN HIGH SCHOOL: Rated as one of the top 20 kickers in the nation by Rivals.com, Scout.com and MaxPreps... Named one of the Top 100 overall recruits in the Dallas/Fort Worth area... Named to PrepStar magazine's All-Midlands Region team... Was 6-of-8 on field goals for a field goal percentage of 67-percent with a season long field goal of 44 yards as a senior... Connected on 7-of-7 attempts as a junior with a long of 47... Went 13-of-16 on extra points... Had 26 kickoffs with seven going for touchbacks... A two-time Special Teams Player of the Week honoree and was the school's Special Teams Player of the Year in 2009... Lettered two years in football and four in wrestling where he went 37-7.
PERSONAL: Dillon Scott Wilson was born on May 21, 1993... Son of Scott and Jenni Wilson... Has two siblings, Hunter and Dakota... Plans on majoring in communications.