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24 DAYS TO 2018 KICKOFF: Dylan Wentzel

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In which BracketCat counts down the 24th day until the 2018 kickoff with a profile of running back Dylan Wentzel.

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

Redshirt Freshman | 6-0 | 169 lbs. | Salina, Kansas
Dylan Wentzel
Dylan Wentzel
Courtesy Kansas State Athletics
  • Position: Wide Receiver
  • Previous College: None
  • Projection: Scout Team
  • Status: Preferred Walk-On

Dylan Scott Wentzel (b. June 3, 1998) walked on from Salina High School Central as a running back, but redshirted in 2017 and converted to wide receiver during the offseason.

His only statistical note from the 2018 spring game was a dropped pass from fourth- or fifth-string quarterback Ryan Henington as a member of the White squad.

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.

Both of Wentzel’s parents attended K-State and he plans on majoring in biochemistry with the hope of becoming an orthopedic surgeon.