MANHATTAN, Kan. Collin Klein ducked. And weaved. And scrambled. And spun. And stiff-armed.
His football Saturday night wasn't too bad, either.
"I'm just reeling and absorbing (it)," Klein, Kansas State's senior quarterback said after his No. 6 Wildcats clinched a share of the Big 12 title and a Bowl Championship Series berth with a 42-24 rout of 18th-ranked Texas. "Tonight, again, is about our team."
Still, the inevitable questions were pressed. Any last-minute stamping for the Heisman Trophy? Do you have anything to say to the undecided voters, assuming there are any left?
"No," Klein replied, and firmly. "Tonight is about the K-State family. That's the most important thing."
The talking was done on the field, loudly, in broad, neat strokes. He completed 8-of-14 passes for 184 yards. He ran for 103 more on 23 carries. Klein accounted for three scores, including a 55-yard touchdown pass to Tyler Lockett at the start of the fourth quarter that gave the hosts a 28-17 lead. This ...