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81 DAYS TO 2019 KICKOFF: Konner Fox

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In which BracketCat counts down the 81st day until the 2019 kickoff with a profile of Kansas State tight end Konner Fox.

#81 Kyle Klein
Konner Fox seems to have a slim, lighter build for a tight end, similar to that of Kyle Klein (81), who ended up as more of a possession receiver.
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#81 Konner Fox

True Freshman | 6-5 | 225 lbs. | San Antonio, Texas
Konner Fox
Konner Fox
Courtesy Kansas State Athletics
  • Position: Tight End
  • Previous College: None
  • Projection: Redshirt
  • Status: On Scholarship

Konner Drew Fox (b. Sept. 14, 2000) is a promising young tight end prospect from Texas.

He attended Reagan High School in San Antonio, Texas, where he lettered two years for the Rattlers under head coach Lyndon Hamilton.

Fox, who is likely to redshirt in 2019, was rated as the 25th-best tight end (or H-back) prospect in the Class of 2019 by ESPN, while he ranked 30th among all tight ends by 247Sports. Most recruiting services had him rated as a three-star prospect.

Fox earned all-district honors as both a junior and senior, and also was named to the San Antonio All-VYPE team and The San Antonio-Express News All-Area team in 2018.

He totaled 1,478 receiving yards and 22 touchdowns during his junior and senior seasons, helping Reagan to earn 9-3 records both seasons, and he also lettered in basketball.

Fox chose K-State over offers from Army, Connecticut, Duke, Georgia State, Louisiana, Louisiana Tech, North Texas, Purdue, SMU, Texas State, Tulane, UTEP and UTSA, as well as interest from Oklahoma. His lead recruiter was departed tight ends coach Zach Hanson.