Wildcats Recruiting Class Breakdown

Wildcats Recruiting Class Breakdown

MANHATTAN, Kan. - In what is coach Snyder's first full recruiting class since his return to Manhattan, Kansas State addressed need areas and went heavy along both lines. We break down the class, player by player.

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT-ATHLETES (16)

* - Currently enrolled
** - Enrolled and part of 2009 squad

* Joseph Bonugli, DB, 6-0, 192, San Antonio, Texas

* Billy Cosh, QB, 6-2, 196, Gambrills, Md.

*Laton Dowlilng, DE, 6-3, 235, Dodge City, Kansas

Deveon Dinwiddle, RB, 5-9, 175, Hutchinson, Kansas

Kason Hostrup, OL, 6-5, 300, Sachse, Texas

Kyle Klein, DE, 6-5, 205, Loveland, Colo.

*Tomasi Mariner, OL, 6-4, 305, Topeka, Kan.

*Cody Marley, LB, 6-1, 230, Denton, Texas

Destin Mosely, WR, 5-9, 175, Jefferson, Texas

DeMarcus Robinson, RB, 5-9, 192, Wichita, Kansas

Curry Sexton, WR, 6-0, 190, Abilene, Kansas

Tate Snyder, LB, 5-11, 205, Manhattan, Kansas

*Courtney Thompson, DB, 6-0, 180, Miramar, Fla.

*Zach Truillo, TE, 6-4, 240, Edmond, Okla.

Tre Walker, LB, 6-4, 205, Olathe, Kansas

*Ty Zimmerman, QB, 6-2, 200, Junction City, Kansas

JUNIOR COLLEGE STUDENT-ATHLETES (7)

*Jordan Alfred,
OL, 6-4, 300, Thousand Oaks, Calif.

*Javona Boyd,
DT, 6-4, 304, St. Petersburg, Fla.

Adam Davis,
DE, 6-1, 242, Follkston, Ga.

Manase Foketi,
OL, 6-5, 325, Hesperia, Calif.

Ray Kibble,
DT, 6-5, 310, Houston, Texas

*Matthew Pearson,
DB, 6-0, 190, Wichita, Kansas

Justin Williams,
DT, 6-0, 290, Grand Prairie, Texas

OTHER STUDENT ATHLETES (5)

**Prizell Brown,
DT, 6-4, 265, Austin, Texas

**Sammuel Lamur,
QB, 6-4, 215, West Palm Beach, Fla.

**Brodrick Smith,
WR, 6-3, 205, Garden City, Kansas

**Terrance Sweeney,
DB, 5-10, 175, Houston, Texas

**Darius Thomas, DB,
6-0, 180, Dallas, Texas

2010 KANSAS STATE RECRUITING CLASS

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

AT PIERCE CC:
A three-star rated prospect.... 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.

Joseph 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 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.

Javonta 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 ... Played both tight end and defensive tackle for Northeast and starred as a center for the Viking basketball team.

Prizell 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 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.

Adam 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 .. 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.

Deveon 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... 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.

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

AT DODGE CITY HIGH SCHOOL:
A three-star rated prospect and Scout.com and the 10th-best player in the state of Kansas.... Ranked as the 46th-best weakside defensive end prospect in the nation.... 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.

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

AT MT. SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE:
Rated a three-star prospect.... 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.

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

AT SACHSE HIGH SCHOOL:
Named a two-star prospect.... 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.

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

AT NAVARRO JUNIOR COLLEGE:
Rated a three-star prospect by Scout.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.

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

AT LOVELAND HIGH SCHOOL:
Named a two-star athlete ... 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.

Sammuel 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 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.

Cody 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 in 2008... Led Guyer to the Class 4A Division I state semifinals in 2008... Named a Top-50 linebacker by the Dallas Morning News.

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

AT WASHBURN RURAL HIGH SCHOOL:
A two-star prospect by Scout... 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.

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

AT JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL:
Rated a three-star prospect .... 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.

Matthew 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.

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

AT NORTHWEST HIGH SCHOOL:
Tabbed a four-star prospect and one of the top 25 running backs in the nation... 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.

Curry 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 ... 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.

Brodrick 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 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.

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

AT MANHATTAN HIGH SCHOOL:
A two-star rating ... 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.

Terrance SWEENEY
| DB 5-10, 175 | Houston, Texas (Blinn College)

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 letter-winner, where he was an all-district running back... Led his team to a district championship and the state finals.

Darious THOMAS
| DB 6-0, 180 | Dallar, Texas (Cedar Hill HS)

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 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.

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

AT EVERGLADES HIGH SCHOOL:
A four-year letter-winner 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.

Zach 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.

Tre 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.

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

AT NAVARRO COMMUNITY COLLEGE:
A three-star prospect .... 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.

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

AT JUNCTION CITY HIGH SCHOOL:
A four-year letter-winner 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.

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