Kansas State is getting some much needed help in the backfield. UNC running back Jordan Brown is transferring to K-State, where he will be eligible to play immediately as a graduate transfer.
Brown is a former four-star recruit who ran for 613 yards and four touchdowns as a sophomore, but his playing time decreased and he would have been part of a crowded backfield at UNC, hence his decision to leave for Manhattan this offseason.
As for K-State, it’s a program in desperate need of talent and experience in the backfield with leading rusher Alex Barnes graduating last year. The Wildcats had no scholarship running backs returning this season, so Brown will be likely battling it out with Ball State transfer James Gilbert for the starting job, but there are also four freshmen in the mix when fall camp begins.
Kansas State opens the season Saturday, August 31st against Nicholls State.
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