A defensive end from 2004-06, Blake Seiler is in his second year as the defensive graduate assistant for Kansas State. In his current role, Seiler helps the defensive coaching staff break down film and help run the scout team. Prior to his term as a defensive graduate assistant, Seiler served as an office assistant.
Seiler was a former walk-on who transfered to K-State from Oklahoma State where he was a member of the Cowboy wrestling squad. The Goddard, Kan., product earned First Team Academic All-Big 12 honors during his final three years in Manhattan while becoming one of the biggest contributors on defense. As a senior in 2006, Seiler made 21 tackles, including a career-best four sacks. He registered at least one tackle in 11-of-13 games and had multiple stops six times as he helped the Wildcats earn a trip to the 2006 Texas Bowl.
During an 11-game 2005 season, Seiler carded a career-best 34 tackles, including a season-high seven against Texas A&M. That season, Seiler won honored with the program's Nancy Bennett Award, representing fight, spirit and a positive nature.
Seiler saw action in all 11 games in 2004 as a sophomore, being credited with six tackles, including 1.5 for loss. He earned the Kansas State Purple Pride Award as the walk-on that displayed quality play, leadership and work ethic.
Seiler graduated from Kansas State in 2006 with a degree in mechanical engineering. He also holds a master's degree from Wichita State.