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59 DAYS TO 2016 KICKOFF: Jason Lierz

In which BracketCat counts down the 60th day until the 2016 kickoff with a profile of offensive lineman Jason Lierz.

#59 Jason Lierz
Redshirt Senior
6-4 | 284
Manhattan, Kan.


Position: Offensive Line

Previous College: Hutchinson Community College

Projection: Third-String

Status: Walk-On

Jason Michael Lierz (b. Nov. 28, 1993) did not see game action in 2013 or 2014 after redshirting in 2012 under head coach Rion Rhodes at Hutchinson Community College. He played as a reserve guard against Kansas in 2015.

Lierz prepped under head coach Joe Schartz at Manhattan High School, where he helped to lead the Indians to a 10-1 record in 2011, when they also were league, district and regional champions.

He was a JUCO teammate of former Wildcat Kody Cook and current teammate Terrale Johnson. As a high schooler, Lierz was a teammate of current Wildcats Deante Burton, Winston Dimel and Johnson.