#66 B.J. Finney
- 2012 all-big 12 candidate
- rimington trophy candidate
A former walk-on offensive lineman who has turned into a starter and team leader... Voted a team captain.
2011: Named a 2011 First Team Freshman All-American and First Team Freshman All-Big 12 performer by Rivals.com, while he earned Second Team All-Big 12 honors from the Kansas City Star and honorable mention All-Big 12 accolades from the Associated Press... Was also a candidate for the Burlsworth Trophy, which honors the nation's top walk-on player... Started the season at right guard before starting at center the last 12 games... Helped the Wildcats average 193.7 rushing yards, which was 29th nationally.
2010: Redshirted... Earned the team's 2010 Red Raider Award for being the top contributor on the scout team.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered three seasons for the Andale Indians under head coach Gary O'Hair... Named the Ark Valley Chisholm Trail Offensive MVP in 2009... Earned first team all-state designations in 2008 and 2009... Led team to a state championship in 2007, a sub-state appearance in 2008 and a section runner-up finish in 2009... Chose to walk on at K-State over an offer from Ohio and interest from Kansas... Also lettered four years in wrestling, finishing second in state as a junior and winning state as a senior.
PERSONAL: Benjamin J Isaac Finney II was born October 26, 1991, in Wichita, Kan... Son of Christy Finney and the late J Finney... Majoring in pre-med.