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Mawdo Sallah fills the roster spot created by Isaiah Maurice’s departure, plus football news.

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Previously

We’ve reached the roaring 20’s! Yesterday, Jon chronicled the 1919-1920 season in our march through K-State sports history.

Also yesterday, BracketCats marked 75 days until K-State football with number 75, Dylan Couch.

Men’s Basketball

The open roster spot created by the departure of Isaiah Maurice wasn’t open long, as the Wildcats added graduate transfer Mawdo Sallah. Our own Greg Woods has the story for Bring on the Cats.

Jamion Christian, Sallah’s former coach, was thrilled to hear that Sallah committed to Kansas State. (Kellis Robinett, Wichita Eagle)

Even though he’s a graduate transfer, Sallah will have two years of eligibility left, and is able to play this fall. (staff reports, Capital Journal)

Football

A shoulder injury limited Jesse Ertz last season. Physically limited that is, because Ertz grew mentally throughout the season and showed a willingness to spread the ball around to many different offensive weapons. (Allan Taylor, WV Metro News)

Kansas State commit, Matt Dercher enjoyed his time as a Kansas All-State player during the Kansas vs. Missouri All-Star Game, even if he didn’t enjoy the outcome. (Dave McQueen, KC Star)

Former K-State footballer Chad Faulkner may live in California, but his Kansas State roots and Midwest background laid the foundation for his successful business operation, Sports Academy. (Corbin McGuire, kstatesports.com)