Former Kansas State quarterback Michael Bishop revealed Monday on social media that he’s recovering from a recent stroke.
“(T)hanks for all your prayers,” from his home in the Houston area. “I had a small stroke and a blood clot behind my left ear. I’m recovering well and will have upcoming rehab to regain my strength.”
Bishop won a pair of junior college national championships before transferring to Kansas State as a junior. He led the Wildcats to a pair of 11-win seasons in 1997 and 1998 and in the 1998 Heisman Trophy balloting.
After college, he was selected in the seventh round of the 1999 draft by the New England Patriots. He played two years in the NFL and later won a Grey Cup in 2004 with