Found December 08, 2012 on Fox Sports Kansas City:
KANSAS CITY, Mo. Before you weep for No. 7, we offer up this story: It's spring 2012, and Kristin Waller's voicemail is piling up. Waller is an academic counselor and life skills coordinator with the Kansas State athletic department, which means one of her major tasks is scheduling Wildcat players with the various charities and civic groups that have requested an appearance on their behalf. She aims to please, but these are busy kids, after all, and only so many hours in the day. In the spring of 2011, before his breakout junior season, Waller figures she received about 25 requests for Klein, the Wildcats' dual-threat quarterback. The next year, it was 50. At least. At one point, she remembers sitting down with Klein in her office, going over the list, trying to figure out a way to squeeze in what they could. "We try to help them say, 'No,' if at all possible, so it's not coming from the kids, and each program kind of handles their own (calendars),&...

Brendan's Final Heisman Ballot

If you missed it this morning you can catch my entire season of ballots (Geno Smith! AJ McCarron!) right here and have a good laugh at my expense, or we can just pretend some of those never happened and move right into the final Heisman ballot of the season, featuring the three finalists who made the trip to New York. Let's count them down... 3. COLLIN KLEIN, QB, KANSAS STATE...


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Banks Of The Red Cedar Heisman Ballots

Ok, we here at BOTRC don’t actually have Heisman ballots. But if we did, here’s how we’d vote! Will 1.) Johnny Manziel Tim Tebow broke the SEC total-yardage record and got himself a Heisman as a sophomore (the first underclassman to win the trophy). In 2010, Cam Newton broke Tim’s record and was awarded that same trophy. Fast forward to 2012 and we have: Johnny Manziel a...

Getting Ready For Glendale

Nearly two weeks after their fifth consecutive Civil War victory the Oregon football team returned to the Moshovsky Center to begin preparation for their Fiesta Bowl Showdown with the Kansas State Wildcats.
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