Kansas State is inching closer to a potential BCS national championship game appearance.
An undefeated season and shot at the national title could be in jeopardy, however, if Heisman Trophy frontrunner Collin Klein can't play.
The third-ranked Wildcats hope Klein will be available to start Saturday against TCU, which with its own replacement quarterback already well entrenched, is hoping to build on an impressive victory.
Klein sustained an apparent head injury in the third quarter of last Saturday's 44-30 victory over Oklahoma State. Klein never went to the locker room, but his helmet was taken away and he spent the remainder of the game watching from the sideline.
Billy Snyder said he expects Klein will be able to start this weekend, but the guarded coach declined to discuss anything specific to his star's injury.
"Let's cut to the chase,'' Snyder said when speaking to the media on Tuesday. "Would I expect him to play? I certainly hope that's the case, and I would expect that...