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MANHATTAN, Kan. - The Pierce (Calif.) College duo of Marquel Combs and Marcus Jenkins-Moore were in the Little Apple over the weekend for an official visit to the university. KStatefans.com spoke with Combs, who's still currently uncommitted, on his time at Kansas State.

"It went well," says Combs. "I enjoyed myself and saw a lot of things I was looking for. I was there to kind of scope everything out. The main thing that stood out to me was the chance to come in and play right away. Demonte Hood, number 97, was my player-host. I felt very comfortable around the players. The environment and overall atmosphere probably surprised me the most. It was crazy. The game was great and I got to see the outcome I was hoping for.

"I talked a lot with Coach Latimore. He's pretty knowledge about the Kansas State program having been there so long. He's done a great job developing defensive lineman to play at the next level, especially JuCo players. I have to give him a lot of credit and think he'd be great to play for. Coach Snyder and Coach Latimore both told me that I'm one of the top guys on their board. That's always nice to hear because that means they think I can come in and make an immediate impact and help them win games."

The 6-foot-3, 305-pound Combs helped the Pierce Brahmas go 9-2 this season and win the Patriotic Bowl against Mt. San Jacinto. In 2011, he was named Second Team All-Pacific Conference and many post-season accolades are expected to be bestowed on Combs after a sensational sophomore campaign.

"I thought I played well," said Combs of his performance in the November 17th game held in Hemet, Calif. "I know I saw the backfield a lot. I was just playing nose tackle and doing whatever I could to help my team win. It was an up and down year, but I worked hard and competed every game to the best of my ability."

At this time Combs was unsure of what his next official would be. He said he'd announce it on his Twitter account (TheReal_92) within the next week. So far he has only taken two official visits to Kansas and Kansas State.

While speaking with KStatefans.com, Combs said he was expecting a visit that evening from Kansas head coach, Charlie Weis. Combs plans to announce where he's going to college on December 19th, signing day for junior college players who plan on graduating in the fall semester.

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