Will Howard OSU QB Winter Practices January 2024 Transfer from Kansas State PT 1.mp3
KANSAS STATE CAREER HIGHLIGHTS FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS
Howard joined the Kansas State Wildcats as an early enrollee in January 2020. He began his freshman season as the backup to starting quarterback Skylar Thompson and started the final seven games after Thompson suffered a serious injury. Howard finished the season with 90 completions on 168 pass attempts for 1,178 yards with eight touchdowns and 10 interceptions and rushed for 364 yards and three touchdowns. He served as Thompson’s backup again as a sophomore after competing for the starting job in practice. Howard played in six games with three starts.
As a junior, Howard began spring practice as the Wildcats first-string quarterback. Transfer Adrian Martinez was ultimately named the starter going into the 2022 and he initially intended to redshirt the season. Howard came in relief of Martinez after he suffered an injury against TCU and led the Wildcats on four straight touchdown drives and started the following game against Oklahoma State. Howard completed 19 of 27 passes for 196 yards and three touchdowns in relief of Martinez after he suffered another injury against Baylor. He became Kansas State’s starting quarterback a second time after it was revealed Martinez’s injury was serious. Howard finished the season with 1,633 passing yards and 14 touchdowns and four interceptions in seven games played.
After his senior season, Howard entered the transfer portal on November 27, 2023.
On January 4, 2024, Howard committed to Ohio State University for his senior season following an official visit to Columbus.
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