May 20, 2007

JC lineman should provide depth

Skill players generally get the most consideration when it comes to instant impact candidates, but Kansas State coach Ron Prince would love to get some immediate help along the offensive line as much as any spot on the field. That's why Prince signed a trio of junior college offensive linemen, including the No. 9 selection on our list.

Eldridge Sims
Offensive Lineman
6-foot-6, 279-pound junior
Compton (Calif.) Community College


Rivals.com notes: Rated as a three-star prospect, Sims earned recognition as the 93rd rated junior college recruit in the nation. The California product could claim offers from San Diego State and Iowa State as well as the Wildcats.

Sims on K-State: "The coaching staff is young. I really like that. They can relate to a lot of the things I go through. That was what made me make my decision easy. Kansas State is a program on the rise. They have a good quarterback in Josh Freeman, and they are in the Big 12 Conference, which is a good conference."

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