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Coach Spotlight: Hakeem Akinola

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Kanas State picked up a late addition to the Class of 2012 in junior college defensive lineman, Hakeem Akinola. The 6-foot-3, 305-pounder, originally from Burtonsville, Md.,. in the D.C. area, has spent the last two years at Fullerton College in Southern California under the tutelage of Defensive Coordinator Brian Crooks.

"Hakeen has the ability to be a big-time player at Kansas State if they can keep his motor going," said Crooks. "Once he gets it going he's unstoppable. He can really dominate a game if he's dug in and engaged. For us he played the one and three technique on the defensive line in a 4-3 scheme." Akinola made 22 tackles as a...

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