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2008 Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown (High school/Junior college)
1 Jake Sharp RB 5-10 190 Jr. Salina, Kan. (Salina Central HS)
2 Raymond Brown WR 6-3 205 RS Sr. St. Louis, Mo. (Cardinal Ritter College Prep)
3 Jocques Crawford RB 6-1 230 Jr. Memphis, Tenn. (Cordova HS/Cisco JC)
4 Gary Green WR 5-9 175 RS Sr. San Antonio, Texas (James Madison HS)
5 Todd Reesing QB 5-11 200 Jr. Austin, Texas (Lake Travis HS)
6 Rell Lewis RB 5-10 199 RS Fr. Muskogee, Okla. (Muskogee HS)
7 Patrick Resby S 6-0 204 Sr. Houston, Texas (Forest Brook HS/ Navarro CC)
8 Joe Mortensen LB 6-1 250 RS Sr. Concord, Calif. (Clayton Valley HS)
9 Raimond Pendleton WR 5-11 192 RS Jr. Garland, Texas (South Garland HS)
10 Kerry Meier QB/WR 6-3 220 RS Jr. Pittsburg, Kan. (Pittsburg HS)
11 A.J. Steward TE 6-4 228 RS Fr. St. Louis, Mo. (Riverview Gardens HS)
12 James Holt LB 6-3 226 Sr. Altus, Okla. (Altus HS)
13 Marcus Herford WR 6-3 208 RS Sr. DeSoto, Texas (Cedar Hill HS)
14 Jacob Branstetter PK 5-10 175 RS-Fr. Lawton, Okla. (MacArthur HS)
16 Chris Harris DB 6-0 180 So. Bixby, Okla. (Bixby HS)
17 Tyler Lawrence QB 6-3 217 So. Shawnee, Kan. (Shawnee Mission West HS)
18 Xavier Rambo WR 6-0 195 RS So. Dallas, Texas (South Oak Cliff HS)
18 Alonso Rojas P 6-3 220 So. Miami, Fla. (Killian HS/Bowling Green)
19 Reece Petty WR 6-2 195 RS So. Liberal, Kan. (Liberal HS)
19 Kale Pick QB 6-2 200 Fr. Dodge City, Kan. (Dodge City HS)
20 Taylor Lee CB 6-1 180 Fr. Harrisonville, Mo. (Harrisonville HS)
22 Angus Quigley RB 6-2 222 RS Jr. Cleburne, Texas (Cleburne HS)
22 Kyle Davis P 5-10 200 Jr. Overland Park, Kan. (Rockhurst HS)
23 Ryan Murphy WR 5-10 176 RS Fr. Lawrence, Kan. (Free State HS)
23 Tyler Hunt FB 6-2 220 Fr. Lawrence, Kan. (Lawrence HS)
24 Kendrick Harper DB 5-9 190 Sr. Hartwell, Ga. (Hart County HS/Butler County CC)
25 Darrell Stuckey S 6-1 205 RS Jr. Kansas City, Kan. (Washington HS)
26 Phillip Strozier DB 6-0 196 RS So. Kansas City, Mo. (Rockhurst HS)
27 Greg Brown DB 5-11 169 Fr. Cedar Hill, Texas (Cedar Hill HS)
27 Willie O'Quinn WR 6-0 190 Fr. Coppell, Texas (Coppell HS)
28 Daymond Patterson WR 5-9 175 Fr. Mesquite, Texas (North Mesquite HS)
28 Eric Tyler S 6-0 185 RS Fr. Kansas City, Kan. (Schlagle HS)
29 Isiah Barfield CB 6-0 178 RS Fr. Haven, Kan. (Haven HS)
30 Anthony Davis DB 6-0 192 RS Fr. Tulsa, Okla. (East Central HS)
30 Kyle Winkley WR 6-0 180 Fr. Topeka, Kan. (Washburn Rural HS)
31 Steven Foster FB 6-2 235 RS Fr. Sedgwick, Kan. (Sedgwick HS)
33 Grady Fowler K 5-9 186 So. Cottonwood Falls, Kan. (Chase County/Butler Community)
35 Corrigan Powell DB 5-10 163 Fr. Garland, Texas (Lakeview Centennial HS)
36 Tang Bacheyie S 6-1 215 Sr. Windsor, Ontario (Sandwich HS)
36 Jack Dowdell WR 6-2 180 Fr. Tulsa, Okla. (Bishop Kelley HS)
37 Micah Brown WR 6-0 185 Sr. Kearney, Neb. (Kearney HS)
38 Josh Richardson LB 6-4 200 Fr. Dublin, Ohio (Scioto HS)
39 Lubbock Smith S 5-11 192 Fr. Dallas, Texas (Carter HS)
40 Mike Rivera LB 6-3 255 RS Sr. Shawnee Mission, Kan. (Shawnee Mission Northwest HS)
41 Arist Wright LB 6-0 220 RS Jr. Houston, Texas (Alief Taylor HS)
43 Ted McNulty TE 6-5 220 RS Fr. Iowa City, Iowa/Iowa City West HS
44 Olaitan Oguntodu S 6-0 220 So. Mesquite, Texas (John Horn HS)
45 Justin Springer LB 6-4 242 So. Los Fresnos, Texas (Los Fresnos HS)
46 Justin Thornton S 6-1 213 RS Jr. St. Joseph, Mo. (Central HS)
47 Maxwell Onyegbule DE 6-5 252 Jr. Arlington, Texas (Arlington HS)
49 Drew Dudley LB 6-2 232 So. College Station, Texas (A&M Consolidated HS)
50 Ryan Cantrell OL 6-3 295 RS Sr. Sugar Land, Texas (William P. Clements HS)
51 Dakota Lewis LB 6-1 202 RS So. Sulphur, Okla. (Sulphur HS)
52 Steven Johnson LB 6-2 225 Fr. Media, Pa. (Strath Haven HS)
53 Chris Heinz LB 6-3 205 RS Fr. Littleton, Colo. (Highlands Ranch HS)
55 Justin Pessetto OL 6-3 274 RS So. Shawnee, Kan. (Shawnee Mission Northwest HS)
55 Nathan Sydney LB 5-10 220 Fr. Green Bay, Wisc.
56 Kayl Anderson LS 6-2 250 RS Jr. Tulsa, Okla. (Bishop Kelley HS)
56 Corwin Hicks LB 5-10 190 Fr. Cedar Hill, Texas (Cedar Hill HS)
57 Chea Peterman LB 6-2 220 RS Fr. North Little Rock, Ark. (North Little Rock HS)
58 Jake Schermer LB 6-2 222 RS Jr. Nixa, Mo. (Ozark HS)
59 Sal Capra OL 6-3 292 RS So. Kansas City, Mo. (Rockhurst HS)
60 Jose Rodriguez OL 6-6 293 RS Jr. La Puente, Calif. (Bishop Amat HS)
61 Jordan Fee LB 5-11 200 Fr. Hutchinson, Kan. (Hutchinson HS)
62 Alex Smith OL 5-11 281 RS So. Basehor, Kan. (Basehor-Linwood HS)
63 Ian Wolfe OL 6-5 295 RS So. Fort Collins, Colo. (Fort Collins HS)
64 J.D. Hill OL 6-4 285 Fr. Tampa, Fla. (Plant HS)
66 Adrian Mayes OL 6-3 305 RS Sr. Manhattan, Kan. (Manhattan HS)
67 Ben Lueken OL 6-6 300 Fr. St. Louis, Mo. (Chaminade HS)
68 Carl Wilson OL 6-4 288 RS So. Redlands, Calif. (East Valley HS)
69 Trevor Marrongelli OL 6-4 285 Fr. Austin, Texas (Westwood HS)
70 Matt Darton OL 6-6 310 SR Sr. San Diego, Calif. (University City HS)
71 John Williams OL 6-4 338 Fr. Tulsa, Okla. (Washington HS)
73 Joe Semple OL 6-3 285 Fr. Mundelein, Ill. (Mundelein HS)
74 Jeff Spikes OL 6-6 314 RS Fr. Painesville, Ohio (Harvey HS)
75 Nathan D'Cunha OL 6-6 307 Jr. Campbelltown, NSW, Australia (St. Gregory's/Santa Barbara CC)
76 Brad Thorson OL 6-3 290 So. Mequon, Wis. (Homestead HS/Wisconsin)
77 Jeremiah Hatch OL 6-3 311 RS Fr. Dallas, Texas (Carter HS)
79 Chet Hartley OL 6-4 314 Sr. Kingman, Kan. (Kingman HS/Butler County CC)
80 Dezmon Briscoe WR 6-3 200 So. Dallas, Texas (Cedar Hill HS)
81 Russell Brorsen DE 6-4 240 Sr. Stillwater, Okla. (Stillwater HS)
81 Johnathan Wilson WR 6-3 187 So. Houston, Texas (Klein Forest HS)
82 Nick Plato TE 6-6 230 Fr. Edwardsville, Ill. (Edwardsville HS)
83 Tanner Hawkinson TE 6-6 245 Fr. McPherson, Kan. (McPherson HS)
84 Jeff Wheeler DE 6-7 260 Jr. Houston, Texas (Clear Lake HS)
85 Rod Harris Jr. WR 6-2 200 So. Bryan, Texas (Bryan HS/Blinn JC)
86 Tim Biere TE 6-4 243 Fr. Omaha, Neb. (Westside HS)
87 Bradley Dedeaux TE 6-3 252 RS So. Midwest City, Okla. (Midwest City HS)
87 John Larson DE 6-3 250 RS Sr. Shawnee Mission, Kan. (Pembroke Hill HS)
88 Dexton Fields WR 6-0 208 RS Sr. Dallas, Texas (South Oak Cliff HS)
89 Tertavian Ingram WR 6-0 195 RS So. Tampa, Fla. (Jefferson HS)
90 Richard Alspaugh DE 6-4 241 Sr. Overland Park, Kan. (Blue Valley Northwest HS)
91 Jake Laptad DE 6-4 249 So. Tulsa, Okla. (Jenks HS)
92 Patrick Dorsey DT 6-0 275 RS Fr. Houston, Texas (Yates HS)
93 Darius Parish DT 6-4 341 Fr. Wichita, Kan. (North HS)
94 Caleb Blakesley DL 6-5 292 RS Jr. Ottawa, Kan. (Ottawa HS)
95 D.J. Marshall DE 6-4 230 Fr. Mesquite, Texas (Mesquite HS)
96 Dustin Spears DE 6-5 235 RS Jr. Osborne, Kan. (Osborne HS/Garden City CC)
97 Richard Johnson Jr. DE 6-2 280 RS Fr. Jefferson City, Mo. (Jefferson City HS)
98 Duane Zlatnik DE 6-4 303 Fr. Rossville, Kan. (Rossville HS)
99 Jamal Greene DE 6-4 301 So. Kansas City, Kan. (Washington HS)


Coaching Staff

Mark Mangino, Head coach, seventh season (Youngstown State, 1987)

Ed Warinner, Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks (Mount Union, 1984)

Clint Bowen, Defensive Coordinator/Safeties (Kansas, 1994)

John Reagan, Offensive Line/Run Game Coordinator (Syracuse 1994)

Brandon Blaney, Tight Ends, Recruiting (Youngstown State, 1999)

Louie Matsakis, Running Backs/Special Teams (Emporia State, 2000)

Je'Ney Jackson, Cornerbacks (Wyoming, 1998)

Steve Tovar, Linebackers (Ohio State, 2002)

David Beaty, Wide Receivers (Lindenwood, 1994)

Joe Bob Clements, Defensive Line (Kansas State, 1999)

Chris Dawson, Strength and Conditioning (Oklahoma, 1995)

George Matsakis, Director of Football Operations (Kansas State, 1993)

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