Sorting through ten years worth of football players to select one guy to represent a position on an all-decade team is absolutely a tedious task. However some guys do stand out as the obvious choice, easing the burden. Trey Millard fits in that category.
Like Baker Mayfield (our quarterback selection) Millard was a three-time All-Conference selection by the Big 12 coaches. From 2010-2013 Millard averaged 5.5 yards per carry and 9.7 yards per reception for Oklahoma. The Sooners used him on a total of 168 plays during his career, resulting in an average of 7.2 yards per play and 13 touchdowns.
Winston Dimel – Was a two-time All-Conference selection and might have been selected a third time had he not transferred to UTEP for his final season of college.
In 2015 and 2016 Dimel tortured Big 12 defenses by grinding out 3.1 yards per carry and scoring a total of 18 touchdowns. In addition he hauled in 327 yards of pass receptions, with two more scores, during that time.
He saw a significant drop in production in 2017, logging just 19 carries opposed to 30 in ’16 and 28 in ’15. This helped with his decision to transfer out to UTEP to complete his collegiate career in 2018.
Glenn Gronkowski – “Baby Gronk” was seldom used as an offensive weapon by Kansas State but when he was he became highly effective.
Averaging 24.6 yards per reception through his three seasons of playing for the Wildcats (2013-2015), Gronkowski was a First Team All-Conference selection in 2014.
That’s it for our fullback selections. Let us know where we hit or missed.
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