NORMAN, Okla Late in the fourth quarter with Kansas State trying to run out the clock and get out of town, Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein gained 5 yards when he needed 3.
On the other side of the field, Oklahoma never quite did get what it needed from its quarterback.
So it goes this season for Oklahoma and its record-setting quarterback Landry Jones. So it went Saturday night in a 24-19 loss to Kansas State where Jones continued his climb up the NCAA passing charts and entrenched himself further into the OU record book.
Strange, considering he wasn't even the best quarterback on the field.
Klein completed passes when he had to and did it with the style and grace of Magnus ver Magnusson heaving a boulder. And he did it when the Sooners knew it was coming. Klein ran straight ahead when Oklahoma knew that was coming, too.
But Jones? It wasn't supposed to be like this. Game after game in this short season of 2012, Jones has withered and shrunk away from the quarterback he ...