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.
5-11, 195Wichita, 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.
San Jose, Calif. (San Jose State)2010: Sat out the 2010 season after transferring from 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.
6-5, 185Liberal, 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 record.
PERSONAL: Jade Cathey was born January 14, 1993… Son of Tonya King.
Kansas State Announces 2011 Recruiting Class
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