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HISTORY — From College Profile
2022: Started all 14 games, hauling in 31 passes for 447 yards and four touchdowns as he earned All-Big 12 First Team accolades from the league’s coaches... He led all Big 12 tight ends and ranked fourth nationally with a 14.4-yard receiving average, while he ranked sixth in school history in receiving yards by a tight end and tied for eighth in receptions... It was the most catches and receiving yards by a K-State tight end since Jaren Mastrud in 2008 (38 catches for 435 yards)... Set career highs in catches (7), yards (89) and touchdowns (2) at Baylor... It was the first time a K-State tight had multiple touchdown catches in a game since Jarrett Grosdidier vs. Indiana State in 1996... His seven receptions were the most by a Wildcat tight end since Rashaad Norwood also had seven at Baylor in 2006... Also topped the 80-yard mark and had another touchdown the next week at West Virginia... His fourth touchdown of the season was the Wildcats’ first score in the Big 12 Championship against TCU, a six-yard reception on a 4th down play... Had at least one catch in 13 of K-State’s 14 games... Broke out with a four-catch, 80-yard performance in the Big 12 opener at Oklahoma... Tallied two other 40-yard games, going for 44 yards against Texas and 48 yards in the Sugar Bowl against Alabama... An Academic All-District recipient from College Sports Communicators and First Team Academic All-Big 12 performer.
2021: Played in each of the final 12 games – including starts against Oklahoma and LSU – after missing the season opener due to an injury sustained in fall camp... Totaled three rushes for 12 yards and two catches for 15 yards on the year... His long catch of the year went for 11 yards against Nevada, while he had a nine-yard rush against Oklahoma... Scored his first-career touchdown on a one-yard run at Kansas... Also assisted in run blocking, helping K-State tie for second in the Big 12 with 29 rushing touchdowns, while the Wildcats’ 4.83 yards per rush ranked sixth in school history... Earned First Team Academic All-Big 12 accolades.
2020: Did not see any game action.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered three years at Columbus Catholic under head coach Brad Schmit... Named to the Iowa Print Sports Writers Association all-state team as a tight end, wide receiver and defensive end... Earned the Black Hawk County All-Metro Football Award on offense in 2019 and defense in 2019... Also picked up all-district honors... Hauled in 61 career receptions for 958 yards and 22 touchdowns, while he also had 24 carries for 194 yards and five scores... Defensively, totaled 109 career tackles, 9.0 sacks, 27.5 tackles for loss and four picks... Prepped at the same high school that produced K-State head coach Chris Klieman... Also lettered in baseball, golf, tennis, track and hockey.
Ben Sinnott (SIN-it) was born June 14, 2002, in Waterloo, Iowa... Son of Tom Sinnott and Tina Sinnott... Has one sibling, Anna... Cousin, Ashlee Sinnott, played volleyball at Northern Iowa, while another cousin, Zach Hammes, was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers... Majoring in marketing.
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