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Former Top Recruit Bryce Brown Coming To K-State

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Bryce Brown, the former Rivals No. 1 recruit in the nation, is coming to K-State.

His star isn't shining as bright as it once was and he won't see immediate playing time but it's a good day for the Wildcats.

Brown's story goes back to 2008.

He originally committed to Miami where his brother, Arthur Brown, was playing. Signing day came in 2009 and Brown didn't announced a decision. Finally, several months later, he announced he would be going to Tennessee, who was a late entry into the Brown sweepstakes.

His recruitment at the time by Lane Kiffin is drawing scrutiny. ESPN reports that the NCAA wants to talk to Brown about his recruitment from Kiffin.

Brown, who spent last year at Tennessee, is transferring to KSU. To play on scholarship, he needs Tennessee coach Derek Dooley (Kiffin's successor) to release him from his scholarship, which he has not yet done.

"Bryce has tried to express why they should reverse the decision," father Arthur Brown said. "We expressed how he has felt. We laid out a lot about our family's struggles with illnesses and stresses. I feel we made a good case for an overturn."

So Brown's transfer it appears right now will not go through until 2012.

By that time, Daniel Thomas will be gone from the Wildcats and the job would be opening for someone like Brown.

His older brother, Arthur, also announced he would be transferring to KSU from Miami.