Recently someone told John Carroll High (
"Everyone was trying to call me, but I forgot my cell phone," Graham said. "My mom, coach, Cedric (Wilson), and his mom, were looking for me to tell me K-State offered a scholarship."
But getting to that point was not easy for the two-star 6-foot-0
226 pound Graham. After he learned Wilson, his cousin and high school teammate,
had committed to K-State, he started thinking about maybe trying to go to
"I've always liked K-State, a lot," said Graham, who also led John Carroll with 1,243 yards rushing. "I told Cedric that I would like to meet Snyder when he was in town and I got my chance when he and Coach Bielema came by the school. I couldn't even say anything. I just stood there and smiled. That's when Coach Snyder told me to keep smiling."
However, Snyder and Bielema also told Graham that they
weren't sure if there would be a scholarship available to him. So, to ensure he
wouldn't be left with without offers, Graham committed to
"My coach here told me I should commit to
But as soon as he committed to former
"It was good," he said. "From the minute I got there, I felt like I was part of the family. They treated me with a lot of love."
Though Graham was very successful at running back in high school, defense is where he wants to be, and with his 4.48 40-yards, he could prove to be a real force on the Lynch Mob defense in the future.
"I love to run the ball, but I like to hit people more," he said. "I plan to run track this season too, so I can get even faster."