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Farewell to … three solid linemen

Editor’s Note: The Kansas State football team is about to lose several key seniors to graduation. In the coming weeks, we will bid farewell to many of them. In this edition: Wade Weibert, Zach Kendall and Kenneth Mayfield.

The middle of Kansas State’s offensive line is going to look a lot different next year.

Center Wade Weibert and guards Zach Kendall and Kenneth Mayfield are all graduating, leaving a big gap in the Wildcats’ roster that needs to be filled.

All three were excellent run blockers and team leaders as seniors. They paved the way up front for Daniel Thomas to run for big yardage, and were always dependable in the locker room. How K-State goes about replacing them will be key throughout spring and summer practices.
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Farewell to … Aubrey Quarles


Editor’s Note: The Kansas State football team is about to lose several key seniors to graduation. In the coming weeks, we will bid farewell to many of them. First up: Aubrey Quarles.

No senior on Kansas State’s roster stepped up more for the Wildcats in 2010 than Aubrey Quarles.

The senior wide receiver entered the season as a promising but unproven pass-catcher next to Brodrick Smith, Tramaine Thompson, Adrian Hilburn and Chris Harper. He ended it as the best of the group.

His rise couldn’t have come at a better time. With Brandon Banks gone, coaches were hoping to spread the ball around to a handful of receivers. Then Smith and Thompson got hurt and spent the second half of the season watching from the sidelines.

K-State badly needed a go-to threat in the passing game, and Quarles became that go-to threat. On the season, he led the Wildcats in catches (51) receiving yardage (760) and receiving touchdowns (5). Read More »