Darks, who switched his commitment Wednesday from the Wildcats of Arizona to the purple-clad Cats of Manhattan, is one of two ‘backers in K-State's 2004 recruiting class that was announced today.
"They're just starting out at
The 6-foot-1 205 pound Darks said last week that it would
take a great visit at K-State to win him over and steal him from
"There wasn't a lot to do there, but I think that's good," said Darks, who runs a 4.5 40 yards. "Going there I can keep my grades up and get things done, on and off the field. I liked the attention they gave me and their attention to grades. I want to get my degree."
In addition to K-State and
The reality of Darks committing to K-State seemed quite bleak
not even a month ago. At that time, he hadn't heard from K-State for some time
and already had other visits scheduled, none of which were to
"It's almost too late for K-State," Darks said Jan. 16. "I've got my visits set up now. They're almost out the door because it's taken too long to get anything going with them. And if they offered other people now, they may not even want me anymore now."
This season he had 66 tackles and was ranked in