February 6, 2008

Biere excited about the future

When Mark Mangino and his staff first began preparing for their recruiting efforts in the class of 2008, the tight end position was a top priority. As it turned out, the Kansas coaching staff hit a grand slam addressing the position. Two if the nations most elite tight end prospects signed with the Jayhawks on Wednesday. One being Tim Biere, the 6-foot-4, 226-pound prospect from Westside High School in Omaha, Neb.

For Biere, the No. 5 ranked player in the state of Nebraska, the recruiting process didn't quite pan out as many expected. In all, the three-star prospect had scholarship offers from Kansas, Kansas State, Nebraska, Ohio and Colorado State.

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