Bryce Brown was once the most sought-after high school prospect in the country. Back in 2009 as a 6-foot, 215-pound running back out of Wichita, Kansas, Rivals.com ranked him as the nation’s top player. Everyone wanted him. My how things have changed.
Today it is being reported that after a tumultuous college career that has seen him bounce around the nation, Brown has decided to withdraw from Kansas State and is considering making himself available for the 2012 NFL draft.
For those who don’t know, Brown originally committed to Miami as a high schooler, but then didn’t sign a letter of intent on National Signing Day. Instead he waited and decided to make an official announcement later and committed to Tennessee, in one of the more bizarre recruiting sagas in recent memory.
But before even stepping on the practice field at Tennessee, Brown’s eligibility was in doubt because his recruitment was handled by “family friend” Brian Butler, who happened to be a former felon. The NCAA ...