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Fox Sports Kansas City:
In a sense, some of the improvement by Collin Klein as a passer has been related to the situations Kansas State created in its last three games.
The Wildcats fell into a 14-0 hole all three times, forcing the run-oriented quarterback to pass the football. His passing numbers, for the most part, have improved, including a 281-yard output against Texas A&M. Klein engineered a 53-50 victory in four overtimes.
In addition to the early deficits, however, openings were sensed in the passing game as opponents have stacked the box more to stuff Klein in the run game. He still carried the ball a career-high 35 times against A&M, gaining 103 yards and scoring five touchdowns.
"I think putting him in a position to do what he has done, the capacity to have some balance in our offense, where you are not quite as predictable, helps a great deal," Kansas State coach Bill Snyder said. "We have had some fine performances from some of our receivers that have made some very, ...
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The rest of the Big 12 is finding out what the Texas Longhorns already knew about Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein.
He might just be the toughest guy in the country to tackle and it's almost impossible to keep him out of the end zone.
Klein scored twice in a 39-14 Kansas State romp over Texas last season and the teams meet against Saturday night in Austin.
Klein is in...
MANHATTAN, Kan. - Most didn’t think K-State would win more than four or five football games this year because it was the Wildcats were iffy at quarterback. That was then, and this is now, and quarterback Collin Klein is chasing records … not just K-State or Big 12 standards, but all-time NCAA records.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Facing first-and-goal in the fourth overtime Saturday night, Kansas State offensive lineman Nick Puetz didn't even look to the sideline to see what the play call would be.
Everyone in the stadium already knew.
Steamrolling defenses so Collin Klein can charge into the end zone in short-yardage situations has become a trademark for the No. 16 Wildcats. That...
Collin Klein makes Rambo look like he belongs in the chess club.
You see, there is nobody in college football that is tougher than Kansas State’s quarterback. There is also nobody else that means as much to his team as Klein does.
In recent years, Kansas State football has struggled to exceed their mediocre reputation. With a 27-32 record for the past five seasons, not even the...
I can't remember how many years I voted on the Heisman Trophy.
What I do recall, however, was looking at the ballot one season and realizing that the entire concept of picking America's best college football player was totally absurd.
The thing has turned into a media carnival, with entire mid-season TV shows devoted to the latest front-runners and which guys moved up...
Collin Klein's Kansas State Wildcats travel to Austin to take on the reeling Texas Longhorns. Can Texas rebound from a loss last week?
Back-to-back losses in Big 12 play will likely keep Kansas State from a BCS bowl game, but that doesn't mean anyone should expect any kind of letdown from Collin Klein.
The dual-threat quarterback leads the 16th-ranked Wildcats against Texas on Saturday night, looking to win their third straight over the injury-depleted Longhorns.
Kansas State (8-2, 5-2) looked like a favorite...
MANHATTAN, Kan. - Kansas State, the story of the year in the Big 12 Conference, will play for its ninth victory of this year, and the fourth in a row over the University of Texas dating back to 2006. The Longhorns have been battered by injuries, while the Wildcats’ Collin Klein rushes on during his record-breaking season with 24 rushing touchdowns. Saturday, he could break the Big 12 record.
MANHATTAN, Kan. - In a game that Kansas State never led in regulation, and in a game that the Wildcats came from behind in five times, Saturday’s 53-50 victory over Texas A&M in quadruple overtime wil be one for the ages in K-State football history. The game, arguably, unmatched; Collin Klein’s performance, arguably, unmatched.
MANHATTAN< Kan. - Kansas State Head Coach Bill Snyder spoke to the media on Tuesday about preparations for Texas, injuries and his outlook.