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24 DAYS TO 2017 KICKOFF: Dylan Wentzel

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In which BracketCat counts down the 24th day until the 2017 kickoff with a profile of running back Dylan Wentzel.

#24 Charles Jones
Charles Jones has graduated and moved on, vacating his No. 24 for the use of freshman walk-on running back Dylan Wentzel.
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#24 Dylan Wentzel

True Freshman | 6-0 | 167 lbs. | Salina, Kansas
Dylan Wentzel
Dylan Wentzel
Courtesy Kansas State Athletics
  • Position: Running Back
  • Previous College: None
  • Projection: Redshirt
  • Status: Walk-On

Dylan Scott Wentzel (b. June 3, 1998) is a walk-on running back from Salina High School Central. Both of his parents attended K-State and he plans on majoring in biochemistry with the hope of becoming an orthopedic surgeon.

Wentzel played for the Mustangs under head coach Mike Hall. He was a two-time all-district honoree who also played basketball, a state qualifier in track and field, the student council president, and an all-state academic performer.