Kansas St. 38, Missouri 0

COLUMBIA, Mo., Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Darren Sproles rushed for 116 yards and a score and Taco Wallace caught touchdown passes from two different quarterbacks Saturday as the 10th-ranked Kansas Stat

Kansas St. 49, Nebraska 13

MANHATTAN, Kan., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- With Ell Roberson rushing for 228 yards and three touchdowns on 30 carries, the 11th-ranked Kansas State Wildcats prevented Nebraska from clinching a 41st conse

Kansas St. 58, Iowa St. 7

MANHATTAN, Kan., Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Darren Sproles became Kansas State's sixth 1,000-yard rusher and Alan Walker and Bobby Walker each returned interceptions for touchdowns Saturday night as the 1

Kansas St. 64, Kansas 0

LAWRENCE, Kan., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Quarterback Ell Roberson ran for three touchdowns and passed for another Saturday as 14th-ranked Kansas State built a 43-point lead at halftime and coasted to a

Kansas St. 44, Baylor 10

WACO, Texas, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Darren Sproles ran for 124 yards and one touchdown and Ell Roberson tacked on 90 ground yards Saturday as No. 21 Kansas State ran past Big 12 foe Baylor, 44-10.

Texas 17, Kansas St. 14

MANHATTAN, Kan., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- A wall of Texas defenders blocked Jared Brite's attempted game-tying field goal with seven seconds remaining Saturday night as the eighth-ranked Longhorns defea

Kansas St. 44, Oklahoma St. 9

MANHATTAN, Kan., Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Eli Roberson passed for 202 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 96 yards and two more scores Saturday to give No. 23 Kansas State its ninth straight win over O

Colorado 35, Kansas St. 31

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- No. 16 Kansas State nearly rallied from a 21-point deficit in the fourth quarter Saturday, but was hurt by a key penalty down the stretch and fell to Colorado,

Kansas St. 63, Eastern Ill. 13

MANHATTAN, Kan., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Scoring touchdowns on a blocked punt, a kickoff return and interception return, the Kansas State Wildcats rolled to a 63-13 victory Saturday over Division I-AA
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Darren Sproles
San Diego Chargers running back Darren Sproles carries the ball against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on Oct. 2, 2005. The Chargers beat the Patriots 41-17, ending the Patriots' home game winning streak at 21 games.

Darren Lee Sproles (born June 20, 1983 in Waterloo, Iowa) is an American football running back who plays for the New Orleans Saints. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kansas State.

He was named as Kick Returner for the San Diego Chargers 50 Greatest Chargers team.

Sproles attended Rolling Ridge Elementary, then Oregon Trail Junior High, followed by Olathe North High School, all in Olathe, Kansas. He has been conquering a speech impediment he has had since childhood. Sproles was a star in football, earning the name "Tank," after being born at 10 lb (4.5 kg). For two consecutive years, he was an All-Sunflower League honoree, All-Metro honoree, and an All-State selection. Additionally, he was twice named The Kansas City Star Player of the Year. As a senior, he was named the Kansas Hall of Fame Player of the Year and the USA Today Kansas Player of the Year. Throughout his high school career, Sproles rushed for 5,230 yards, averaging nearly 8.4 yards per carry and 79 touchdowns.

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