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Source: Former K-State quarterback Dylan Meier dies in hiking accident

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Monday, April 19, 2010, at 11:17 p.m.
  • Updated Tuesday, April 20, 2010, at 5:17 p.m.

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Former Kansas State quarterback Dylan Meier has died because of injuries sustained during a family hiking trip in Arkansas, a source close to the situation told the Eagle.

Meier, of Pittsburg, was 26.

He was a member of the Wildcats football team from 2002-2006. In 2004, he became the first Kansas native to start a game at quarterback for K-State during the Bill Snyder era. He left the program having thrown for 2,287 yards and 12 touchdowns.

In high school, he helped Pittsburg High play in back-to-back 5A state championship games.

His older brother Shad, played tight end at K-State and in the NFL.

His younger brother, Kerry, played quarterback and wide receiver at Kansas and is currently preparing for the NFL Draft.

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