Lees Summit (Mo.) West Top247 linebacker Nick Ramirez confirmed with 247Sports that he has committed to Kansas State.
The 6-foot-2, 225-pound Ramirez also held offers from the likes of Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Purdue.
Ramirez is ranked by 247Sports as the nation's No. 9 inside linebacker and No. 189 prospect overall. He was at one time committed to Missouri before reopening the process on Nov. 20. He took his official visit to Kansas State on Nov. 30.
Kansas State has 16 commits in the class-of-2013 including three four-stars, all of which pledged to the Wildcats today. Joining Ramirez were Iowa Western C.C. teammates quarterback Jake Waters and defensive end Devon Nash.