Josh Rivas Commits to Kansas State

Kansas offensive lineman Josh Rivas picks K-State over Kansas and Missouri.

When he was younger, Josh Rivas used to make trips to watch Kansas State football games with his family or with his band. 

It won’t be long before he’ll be back on campus as a football player.

Rivas, a 6-foot-6, 330-pound rising senior offensive lineman at Hutchinson (KS) High School, made a verbal commitment on Tuesday to play for the Wildcats. 

“When I was little I was in like grade school and middle school I used to go up there and watch games with my dad,” Rivas told “We used to sit up top, the top sections, and then in high school I was in marching band and we would take trips up there.”

Why did he pick Kansas State?

Rivas cited the family environment and atmosphere of the Wildcats.

“When you go in, as a man, you come out a better man than you came in with all the things Coach (Bill) Snyder has you do,” he said, “and how to treat people with respect no matter what situation you’re in. 

“Just the program too,” Rivas added.

Rivas picked the Wildcats over Kansas and Missouri and also had offers from Arkansas and others.

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