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Kansas State Football: Class of 2022 Early Signing Day Tracker

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Jalen Klemm and Tobi Osunsanmi led the recruiting haul signed by the Kansas State Wildcats during the opening day of the early signing period for the 2022 football recruiting class.

Most of the Wildcats’ signees were rated as three-star players, per

The Wildcats snagged Osunsanmi, a 6-foot-2, 210-pound linebacker from East High School in Wichita, Kansas, to bolster their defense’s future. Osunsanmi considered Akron, Kansas, Northern Iowa and South Dakota State before settling on the Wildcats.


Meantime, Klemm is a 6-foot-6, 260-pound offensive lineman from Gibsonia, Pennsylvania, who picked the Wildcats over Arizona, Arizona state and Colorado.

The Wildcats also snagged two other linebackers — Buford, Georgia, product VJ Payne and Owasso, Oklahoma, product Jake Clifton.

The Wildcats finished 7-5 on the season under head coach Chris Klieman and will face LSU in the Texas Bowl on January 4th.

2022 Kansas State Early Signing Class

Class listed by player ranking


Three-Star Players

OT Jalen Klemm (Gibsonia, PA), 6-foot-6, 260-pound

LB Tobi Osunsanmi, East (Wichita, KS), 6-foot-2, 210 pounds

Edge Donovan Rieman (Enid, OK), 6-foot-4, 230 pounds

LB VJ Payne, Buford (Buford, GA), 6-foot-2, 180 pounds

TE Brayden Loftin (Council Bluffs, IA), 6-foot-five, 210 pounds

LB Jake Clifton, Owasso (Owasso, OK), 6-foot-2, 205 pounds

IOL John Pastore, Erie (Erie, CO), 6-foot-5, 270 pounds

ATH Jordan Perry, Jefferson (Jefferson, GA), 6-foot-2, 180 pounds

OT Drake Bequeaith (Grapevine, TX), 6-foot-5, 260 pounds

S Kobe Savage (Tyler, TX), 5-foot-10, 205 pounds

CB Colby McCalister, Clear Brook (Friendswood, TX), 5-foot-11, 175 pounds

TE Garrett Oakley, Scotus Central Catholic (Columbus, NE), 6-foot-5, 210 pounds

WR Sterling Lockett, Blue Valley (Stilwell, KS), 5-foot-10, 155 pounds

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