"I think we have a great class."

John Finau, Scout.com two-star defensive tackle from El Camino, (Calif.), gave his commitment to Kansas State during the summer and stuck with his decision throughout the process. He signed his letter of intent with the Wildcats and will graduate from junior college in May.

"I am coming up there in the summer," said John Finau. "I have some classes I need to finish and then I am coming up there. I am 6-feet, 300-pounds. The coaches want me to play nose tackle."

"Kansas State was really the first school to offer me. I was offered by a few other schools, but KState stuck with me the whole time. I really liked that, and their academics are real good."

Finau has a long standing relationship with the Wildcat coaching staff especially his position coach.

"My relationship with the KState coaches is real good," he said. "My recruiting coach was the offensive coordinator [Dave Brock], but I spoke mostly to coach Mo [Latimore]. Coach Mo is a real good guy. I talked to him every week. We talked about everything, and he helped me stay on top of my school work."

When asked his expectations in Manhattan Finau replied, "I want to go in the to help make the program better and to have an impact. We have a good class coming in, and I think we can help out a lot. The coaches said they expect me to come right in and make an impact."

The short, stocky defensive tackle is aware of his strengths and what he hopes to improve.

"I really can't be moved on the defensive line," he said. "My speed is good, and I am powerful. I am not used to the 3-4 defensive. I am used to running the 4-3. I feel like I need to improve my speed and hand technique."

Finau is one of 20 junior college signees in the Kansas State class, and he is excited about the future with his teammates.

"When I took my trip up to Kansas State I met one of the linebackers and receivers who are in the class," Finau stated. "They seemed like great guys. One of my friends, Josh Berrard, is going there too. I think we have a great class. It's going to be really good because we have a lot of junior college players coming in."

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