Former Wildcat Jordan Willis claimed by Jets

Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jordan Willis walks on the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/John Autey)

NEW YORK, N.Y. (WIBW) - Former Kansas State star defensive linemen Jordan Willis is heading to New York. The New York Jets claimed Willis off waivers. He was released by the Cincinnati Bengals earlier today.

Willis was a third-round draft to the Bengals back in 2017. He saw action in all 32 games since being drafted. The former KSU star logged only 2 sacks.

Willis left Kansas State as one of the program's best defenders. He finished third in school history with 26 career sacks. His 40.5 career tackles for loss also ranks ninth in KSU history.