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81 DAYS TO 2021 KICKOFF: Konner Fox

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In which BracketCat counts down the 81st day until the 2021 kickoff with a profile of Kansas State tight end Konner Fox.

#81 Konner Fox
Sophomore tight end Konner Fox (81) saw playing time in six games last season, but recorded just one reception. Based on available photos, he had the unfortunate luck of being targeted by Nick Ast and Will Howard on a variety of INTs and breakups.
Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images

NOTE: Kansas State has elected to advance players’ classification even though the 2020 season did not affect eligibility. Those who wish to take advantage of this extra year will be listed as a (“super”) senior again after their original eligibility would have been exhausted.

#81 Konner Fox

Redshirt Sophomore | 6-4 | 253 lbs. | San Antonio, Texas
Konner Fox
Konner Fox
Courtesy Kansas State Athletics
  • Position: Tight End
  • Previous College: None
  • Projection: Special Teams
  • Status: On Scholarship

Konner Drew Fox (b. Sept. 14, 2000) is a promising tight end majoring in kinesiology who redshirted during the 2019 season and projects primarily as a special teams player in 2021.

Fox saw action in six games in 2020, including each of the final four contests, with just one catch for 6 yards. He probably will continue to see some spot time as a receiving tight end.

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

Fox 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 both 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 former tight ends coach Zach Hanson.