Three-star 2014 running back prospect Dalvin Warmack of Blue Springs (Mo.) pledged his recruiting commitment to Bill Snyder’s Kansas State Wildcats in March. Warmack opted for K-State over suitors from the Pac-12 (Arizona State Sun Devils) and SEC (Missouri Tigers).
He talked with Evan Massey for SaturdayBlitz.com about what made Kansas State the right fit for him, his goals as a collegiate running back and his skill set.
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Q. Why did you committ with Kansas State? What things convinced you that K-State was the school for you?
A. I’m a junior so I’m only verbally committed. I respect the tradition of their program and their family like values.
Q. What talents would you tell the fans that you will bring to the field?
A. I feel like my vision, quickness, and explosiveness allow me to bring a playmaker mentality to the field.
Q. What other schools have showed the most interest in you?
A. KU, MU, Arizona State, and Toledo.
Q. What would you say the thing you most need to work on would be?
A. My size as in weight.
Q. Who would you say has made the biggest impact for you, to help get you to this point?
A. My mom and coaches. They all told me what I needed to do to take my performance to the next level.
Q. When you think about your career to this point, is there a play or game that stands out as your “career highlight”?
A. Yes, this year against Lee Summit High School. I had 19 carries for 423 yards, 1 reception for 50 yards, and 6 touchdowns.
Q. Who would you say your favorite current NFL or college RB to watch is?
A. Doug Martin for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Q. What are your goals for your college career?
A. Reach my full potential physically and mentally, help my team to the fullest, and prove to everyone that I can be one of the elite backs in BCS football.
Q. When did you start playing football? When did you realize that you had this kind of talent?
A. At the age of 5. I had always been faster/quicker than everyone else growing up, but I guess I really realized my talent freshman year when I got moved up to varsity.
Q. What would you tell a young RB with dreams of making it to the D1 level?
A. Don’t let anyone tell you that you aren’t good enough, and perfect your craft.