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8 MINUS 5 DAYS TO 2017 KICKOFF: Ryan Henington

In which BracketCat counts down the eighth day until the 2017 kickoff with a profile of wide receiver Ryan Henington.

#8 Taco Wallace
No. 8 usually is worn by a quarterback or a running back. I had to go all the way back to Taco Wallace to find a wide receiver wearing the number that now belongs to Ryan Henington.
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#8 Ryan Henington

True Freshman | 6-1 | 190 lbs. | Junction City, Kansas
Ryan Henington
Ryan Henington
Courtesy Kansas State Athletics
  • Position: Wide Receiver
  • Previous College: None
  • Projection: Redshirt
  • Status: Preferred Walk-On

Ryan Coy Henington (b. Sept. 19, 1998) is a walk-on wide receiver from Junction City High School who plans on majoring in business administration.

He lettered three years for the Blue Jays under head coach Randall Zimmerman and was named the 2016 Centennial League Offensive Player of the Year, while he was an all-state honoree by The Topeka Capital-Journal, The Wichita Eagle and

Henington totaled more than 4,500 career total yards, including during his senior campaign when he threw for 1,783 yards and rushed for 1,012 yards.