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Kansas State lands Texas DB Logan Wilson hours after head coach hire

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Logan Wilson (center)

THE SITUATION

It didn't take long for new Kansas State head coach Chris Klieman to get started on the recruiting trail as his new program landed a commitment from two-star Texas defensive back Logan Wilson just hours after Kleiman was officially hired. Wilson had been on the Kansas State radar and was leaning toward the school already, but nevertheless, the timing worked out perfectly. The former Arizona commit has had some momentum as of late, with new Power Five programs coming into the mix. Now with the early signing period just a week away, he's bound for Manhattan.

WHY IT'S BIG FOR KANSAS STATE

The Wildcats are known for taking under-the-radar prospects and turning them into stars and fans will hope that Wilson can be the next player in the long line of diamonds in the rough. Wilson will need to add weight to play at the next level but has good length, something required to deal with the bevy of playmaking wide receivers in the Big 12. What makes Wilson different than some of the other sleepers the Cats have grabbed in years past is his offer list. Wilson spent two months in the spring committed to Arizona, and was being wooed by Rutgers while also holding an offer from Iowa. Even if the timing was coincidental with Kleiman's hire, the perception from outsiders still makes it seem like the move is already paying dividends.

WHY IT HURTS THE PROGRAMS THAT MISSED

It's hard to really point to one program that suffers from Wilson's commitment, especially considering the ship had sailed between him and Arizona during the summer. Rutgers seemed to be making a push from him recently, including paying a visit to Texas, so investing time and coming up empty this time of year isn't ideal, but is also a byproduct of recruiting.