Kansas State running back John Hubert (33) spins away from North Dakota State cornerback CJ Smith (6) and nose tackle Ryan Drevlow (60) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Manhattan, Kan., Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
K-State’s Hubert, Heit to Compete in All-Star Games
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State running back John Hubert and long snapper Marcus Heit will be able to showcase their talents to NFL teams this month as they compete in various postseason all-star games.
Both players will play in the Medal of Honor Bowl on Saturday at Johnson Hagood Stadium on the campus of The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., while Heit will also compete in the Reese’s Senior Bowl, Jan. 25, at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala., a game that will be televised by NFL Network.
Hubert, a three-year starter, finished his career as the second-leading rusher in school history with 2,993 yards, which included his first 1,000-yard season in 2013. A product of Waco, Texas, Hubert also ranks second in school history in career 100-yard games (12), sixth in career touchdowns (28) and yards per carry (5.0), and seventh in career yards per game (65.1). Hubert was an All-Big 12 Honorable Mention pick by the league’s coaches this season, while he was named to the preseason watch lists for the Doak Walker, Maxwell and Walter Camp Player of the Year awards.
Heit was perfect on 111 snaps during his senior season and 363 in his three-year career. The Derby, Kan., native played in 36 career games.
Information on other Wildcats playing in various all-star games will be released as those organizations announce their rosters.