6-2, 315Tulsa,OKla. (Hutchinson CC)
AT HUTCHINSON CC: Rated as a three-star offensive lineman by Rivals.com… Missed the 2010 season with an injury and did not play in 2009.
Jim Thorpe All-State game.
PERSONAL: Shaun Simon was born January 27, 1991… Son of Stephen Simon… Currently enrolled at K-State and will participate in spring practice.
6-4, 295Andover, Kan. (Andover Central)
AT ANDOVER CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL: Selected to the All-State third team by Kansas Varsity… Named to the All-Kansas Class 5-A first team by Kansas Varsity… Named to the Kansas Football Coaches Association All-State Class 5-A offensive team… Named to Prep Star magazine's All-Midlands Region team… Named all-league on both offense and defense… Named league defensive MVP… Recorded 40 tackles (11 solo, 29 assisted) with 1.5 sacks on defense… Recorded one interception, two pass deflections and one forced fumble… Selected to play in the Kansas Shrine Bowl.
PERSONAL: Boston Stiverson was born October 8, 1992… Son of Stan and Allison Stiverson… Has two siblings, Brae and Tyler.
6-3, 228Alpharetta, Ga. (Blinn College)
AT BLINN COLLEGE: Rated as a three-star quarterback by Rivals.com and the No. 1 dual-threat quarterback among JUCO players… Led the Bucs to a win in the 10th annual C.H.A.M.P.S. Heart of Texas Bowl and was named the game's most valuable player after passing for 140 yards and running for another 78 yards… Named all-league on offense for the Southwest Junior College Football Conference (SWJCFC)… Named the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Offensive Player of the Week on Nov. 1 when he completed 17-of-24 passes for 262 yards and two touchdowns and also rushed for another 137 yards on 10 carries and three touchdowns… Threw for 2,015 yards and 17 touchdowns in 2010 while rushing for 733 yards and 12 scores.AT BOSTON COLLEGE: Started three games for the Eagles as a redshirt freshman in 2009 where he threw for 229 yards and four touchdowns.
AT NORTHVIEW HIGH SCHOOL: Earned Greater Atlanta All-Area honors as a senior... Captured North Fulton second-team accolades in 2007... Threw for 1,310 yards and 12 touchdowns in his senior season; also ran for 563 yards and six touchdowns... Set school career records in passing yards and passing touchdowns... Set school single-game records in passing yards, total yards and touchdowns scored... Served as team captain... Played in the second annual Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Miami's Orange Bowl in January 2008... All-North Fulton County selection... Ranked in the top 50 of players to come out of Georgia by Rivals.com and the No. 36 quarterback nationally according to ESPN.com... Super 7 North Fulton honoree... Passed for 3,675 yards, rushed for 1,300 yards and compiled 44 touchdowns in his career... Team captain during senior year under head coach George Gettle.
PERSONAL: Justin DuJian Tuggle was born January 4, 1990... Justin and his younger sister Jessica are the children of DuJuan and Jessie Tuggle, who played 14 seasons in the National Football League... Jessie was selected to five Pro Bowls and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2007... Currently enrolled at K-State and will participate in spring practice.
6-5, 300Abilene, Kan. (Abilene)
AT ABILENE HIGH SCHOOL: Rated as a three-star offensive tackle by Rivals.com… Named to the All-State Top 11 Team by Varsity Kansas… Named to the All-Kansas Class 4-A first team by Varsity Kansas… Named to the Kansas Coaches Association All-State Top 11 team… Named to the Kansas Football Coaches Association All-State Class 4-A offensive team… Named to Prep Star magazine's All-Midlands Region team… Had 140 pancake blocks and recorded 81 total tackles (41 solo, 40 assisted) with 15 sacks during his senior season… Helped lead Abilene to a combined 31-11 record in four seasons.
PERSONAL: Cody Whitehair was born July 11, 1992… Son of Kevin and RaeLyn Whitehair.
6-4, 235Sylvester, Ga. (Hutchinson CC)
AT HUTCHINSON CC: Rated as a three-star defensive lineman by Rivals.com… Selected to the All-Conference/All-Region Second Team in 2009… Named to Prep Star magazine's All-Midlands Region team… Played in 12 games in 2010… Recorded 44 tackles (18 solo, 26 assisted) as well as 17.0 tackles for a loss of 105 yards… Also had eight sacks… Had one pass breakup, one pass deflection and hit the quarterback 20 times… Forced three fumbles, recovered two, one of which went 21 yards for a touchdown.
AT WORTH COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered three years for the Rams at defensive end and tight end, advancing to the Georgia state playoffs his sophomore and junior seasons… Collected 70 tackles to go along with 14 sacks as a junior, while he tallied 83 tackles and a school-record 23 sacks as a senior… Was a Super 6 selection by the Albany Herald… Also earned all-region honors as a sophomore, junior and senior… Selected to play in the Georgia High School All Star Game.
PERSONAL: Born June 3, 1991… Son of Geneva Williams… Currently enrolled at K-State and will participate in spring practice.
6-0, 197Midlothian, Texas (Midlothian)
AT MIDLOTHIAN HIGH SCHOOL: Rated as one of the top 20 kickers in the nation by Rivals.com, Scout.com and MaxPreps… Named one of the Top 100 overall recruits in the Dallas/Fort Worth area… Named to PrepStar magazine's All-Midlands Region team… Was 6-of-8 on field goals for a field goal percentage of 67-percent with a season long field goal of 44 yards as a senior… Connected on 7-of-7 attempts as a junior with a long of 47… Went 13-of-16 on extra points… Had 26 kickoffs with seven going for touchbacks… A two-time Special Teams Player of the Week honoree and was the school's Special Teams Player of the Year in 2009… Lettered two years in football and four in wrestling where he went 37-7.PERSONAL: Dillon Scott Wilson was born on May 21, 1993… Son of Scott and Jenni Wilson… Has two siblings, Hunter and Dakota… Plans on majoring in communications.
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