Originally written on Fox Sports Kansas City  |  Last updated 1/3/13
MANHATTAN, Kan. Weston Schartz was Elmer Fudd angry, his face contorted and red, smoke shooting from his ears the way steam leaves a copper kettle. He was so cheesed that he clicked on the tweet and printed it out. Printed it out and saved it. This was two autumns ago, and the Twitter miscreant, one of the local Wichita wiseapples, had asked in so many words what was going through Chris Harper's mind now that he was stuck at middling Kansas State while his former team, Oregon, was playing Auburn for the national title. For those closest to the Wildcats' star receiver, including Schartz, it felt like a cheap shot, a pillar of salt dumped on old wounds. "(It said) he went from playing for a national championship spot to being at K-State and being an also-ran," recalls Schartz, who coached Harper at Wichita Northwest High School. "And I'll never forget that. I'm thinking, 'Dude, that's unfair.' I always thought Chris would reach (the top) and have great things happen to him. And, ...
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