Backup K-State QB Tavarius Bender leaves program
Backup quarterback Tavarius Bender has left No. 22 Kansas
Wildcats coach Bill Snyder confirmed Monday that Bender is no
longer with the program, and indicated that he returned home to
Nebraska ”maybe a couple weeks ago.” The freshman enrolled early
at Kansas State in time to participate in the spring game.
Snyder said the backup for Saturday’s season-opener against
Missouri State will depend on the situation, but he declined to go
into details. Daniel Sams and Sam Johnson are both options.
Snyder also said offensive lineman Boston Stiverson will not
play against the Bears. Keenan Taylor is the next in line to