"I can't wait to get there," said Brandon Banks. "I will be there May 27 and will begin classes June 1. I am really looking forward to it."
"KState wants me to come in as slot receiver, punt and kick returner. I feel good about it. That's what I have been playing."
"I committed to Kansas State because of the coaches. I really liked them. They have a great head coach and a good quarterback. I stayed in close contact with coach [Dave] Brock. He stayed in contact with me every week."
"I expect us to win the Big 12 Championship. I know the coaches expect me to come in and help them win the Big 12 Championship. Hopefully they will give me the chance and opportunity to make plays for them."
Banks helped lead Bakersfield to a No. 1 national ranking, a 12-1 record and a berth in the Southern California championship game.
He set two of Bakersfield's single-season receiving records in catches and receiving yards with 93 receptions for 1,397 yards. His 15 touchdowns also set a school record.
Banks' 107 catches over his two-year career also makes him the all-time leader at Bakersfiled in pass receptions.
Banks returned 16 punts for 177 yards, an average of 11.1 per return, and nine kickoffs for an average of 19 yards a return. He caught six passes for 198 yards and four touchdowns against Mount San Antonio in the state championship game.
"I would say my speed and getting away from defenders are my biggest strengths," Banks said. "I am trying to improve on my route running."
Banks is part of a very large signing class and concluded saying, "It's a pretty good group of junior college players. I was real impressed with how many junior college players were signed. I am real excited and can't wait to see what we can do next year."
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