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Who's the best player from Kansas?

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That would be Jordy Nelson. Plus a look at K-State’s newest coach and recruit.

Texas Bowl: Rutgers v Kansas State Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images

A flurry of activity happened on Darren Sproles birthday, with K-State’s men’s basketball team naming Ben O’Donnell as the new assistant strength and conditioning coach.

Not to be outdone, the football team secured verbal commitment #5 in the form of Ben Adler out of Trinity Academy in Wichita.

BracketCats also continued his countdown to kickoff, examining #75 Jordan Willis, and #74 Scott Frantz.

Oklahoma State and Kansas State were the two final school’s for Ben Adler, and he knew Manhattan felt more like home. (Kellis Robinett, Wichita Eagle)

While there aren’t a ton of NFL players hailing from the sunflower state, Jordy Nelson is by far the best current NFL player from Kansas. Even after missing all of last season with a torn ACL. (Brian Jones, 247sports.com)