Grigsby's decision was easy

One of two prep receivers to sign with K-State, Romunn Grigsby is working hard towards making an impact with the Wildcats as early as next season.

He wants to play right away, and according to what the Kansas State coaching staff is telling Romunn Grigsby, he will.

"That's what they told me a long time ago," he said. "They've kept telling me that too. Coach (Greg) Peterson told me on his (in-home) visit when I committed that they plan for me to be in the mix right away."

At 6-foot-4 185 pounds, Grigsby posted monster numbers as a senior, pulling down 67 receptions for 1,244 yards and 13 touchdowns for Northmont High. But despite being ranked with just two stars, Grigsby is confident in what he can do at K-State.

"I'm not worried about it at all," said Grigsby, who is one of two prep receivers to sign with the Wildcats. "I know I have to learn the system and put my time in there to make it. But I know if I do my part, things on the field will take care of themselves. I just want to give it my best shot and help K-State win a national title, be a team player, and help any way I can."

But while receiving offers from several schools, Grigsby said the decision to choose K-State came relatively easy to him.

"Everything went really well," he said. "I went into the season knowing I had things in my personal life to take care before I could think about next year. I had to do well in the classroom, so that was the most frustrating part of the whole thing, balancing everything. At first I thought the whole recruiting deal would be hard, but K-State just sounded so great they made it easy on me."

Since signing his letter of intent a little over two weeks ago, Grigsby started his off-season workout program, both for speed and weight gain.

"I do want to be a step faster than I was this year," he said. "I haven't been timed in the 40 since last summer, and I know I've gotten faster. But I still want to be faster still. I think with the program I'm doing, I'll be fine."

Grigsby plans to arrive at K-State following the Ohio All-Star game June 19.


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