Bill Snyder has added another “big” name to the 2017, and this one comes from what has become quite a nice little pipeline out of Wichita area for the Wildcats. Ben Adler, a not-yet-rated 6’4” 300lb lineman from Trinity Academy, is set to join fellow Trinity alums Morgan and Tyler Burns and don the K-State Wildcat purple.
While Adler projects as an offensive guard at the next level, he also shows promise as a defensive linemen and the lead recruiter to land his services was DE coach Blake Seiler (who was pretty excited about the addition).
Adler has some pretty decent highlights over at Hudl, but it’s hard not to look outstanding when often lined up against guys half your size. Of course, this hasn’t been an issue for other big men that Snyder & Co. have pulled from the Sunflower State, as Wildcats like Cody Whitehair and Boston Stiverson faced similar questions. Adler is also pulling praise from local sportswriters, regional Rivals editors, as well as national recruiting analysts.
Adler becomes the fifth member of the Wildcats 2017 recruiting class that now includes three Kansans. He is also the second big man in the class, joining fellow Kansan Harrison Creed as part of the future for Charlie Dickey’s o-line.