Pringle declares for the NFL Draft


Junior wide receiver Byron Pringle has announced that he will forgo his senior season and declare for the NFL draft. He will join junior defensive back DJ Reed in the draft.

Pringle accounted for 724 yards and six touchdowns this season. He was the team’s leading receiver by more than 200 yards.

166 of his yards and three of his touchdowns came in K-State’s road upset of No. 13 (at the time) Oklahoma State.

On his career, he had 69 catches for 1355 yards and 10 touchdowns over 2 seasons.

As a kick-off returner, he amassed 1076 yards and two touchdowns on 39 attempts. Between receiving and returning kicks, Pringle was responsible for 72 total points.

K-State has had a former player selected in the past 24 NFL Drafts, this streak leads the Big 12. The streak dates back to 1993. The last Wildcat receiver to be drafted was Tyler Lockett in 2015 by the Seattle Seahawks.

Nathan Enserro
Hi! I'm Nathan Enserro, a graduate student from Olathe, Kansas, working on a Masters in Mass Communication. I graduated in spring 2020 with a Bachelor's of Science in strategic communications from K-State. This is my fourth year covering K-State sports for the Collegian.