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Kellis Robinett of The Wichita Eagle and The Kansas City Star takes you inside Kansas State sports.

Elijah Lee has bulked up in hopes of playing on third down as a Kansas State freshman

05/15/2014 8:00 AM

08/08/2014 10:24 AM

Elijah Lee was hard to miss at Kansas State’s spring football game last month. The 6-foot-3 Blue Springs senior linebacker was the only person with an unmistakable flat top and a college-ready body watching from the sidelines.

His hair will be covered by a K-State football helmet next season, but Lee’s rapidly improving physique and talent may help him standout on the field.

“I want to come in and do some pass rushing and help on defense as much as I can,” Lee said. “They want me to be like Justin Tuggle. They don’t have a guy who can rush the passer and play linebacker at the same time. That’s what I could turn into it.” (more…)

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