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A two-year starting long snapper from Parkville, Missouri, Randen Plattner is back for his junior season.
Plattner was the primary long snapper for field goals and punts this past season with action in nine games. He was true on all 47 snaps and was a First Team All-Academic performer.
Plattner played in all 13 games during the 2019 season and was the primary long snapper. He was true on all 67 of his snaps and received First-Team All-Academic Big 12 honors.
Congrats to our 3️⃣3️⃣ Academic All-Big 12 honorees
— K-State Football (@KStateFB) December 18, 2020
Along with his Academic All-Big 12 honors, Plattner received the Kansas State football team’s Core Values of the Week award.
Core Values Awards of the Week
Committed ➡️ Ryan Henington (@RHenington)
Disciplined ➡️ Christian Duffie (@Duffiechristian)
Selfless ➡️ Randen Plattner (@randen_plattner)
Tough ➡️ Jaylen Pickle (@Jaypick45)#KStateFB pic.twitter.com/HsJZ9vNZix
— K-State Football (@KStateFB) February 8, 2021
Plattner was a three-time letter winner while at Park Hill High School. He was also rated as a four-star long snapper and ranked as the No. 23 long snappers in the nation according to Rubio Long Snapping.
He had 11 tackles and a fumble recovery during his high school football career and also lettered three years in golf.
Plattner will likely continue as K-State’s starting long snapper yet again for the upcoming season.