May 4, 2007

Spring review: wide receivers

One thing that must be taken into account when considering the performance of Kansas State's wide receivers this past spring is the fact that help is most definitely on the way. A pair of junior college receivers and some talented high school prospects will arrive in the fall to help out the likes of Jordy Nelson and his fellow pass catchers.

The Good News: Not only will K-State get help from junior college transfers Ernie Pierce and Deon Murphy and high school standout Lamark Brown come fall, the Wildcats proved to already have some capable players at the receiver position this spring. Nelson is healthy again, and at full strength the Riley native could push for all-conference honors in his senior season. Cedric Wilson has enough speed to help fill the void created by the graduation of Yamon Figurs, a third-round NFL Draft Pick. Daniel Gonzalez possesses great size and was impressive at times, and K-State also looks to have some depth with players like Tony Purvis, Matt Wykes and Toney Coleman having solid springs.

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