Collin Klein hoped to use the East-West Shrine Game as his first opportunity to prove he has the ability to play quarterback on the NFL level.
But the Heisman Trophy finalist and Kansas State star left the field with only more questions surrounding his game, and just a handful of months to provide potential suitors with the answers they're seeking.
Klein struggled in his first all-star game NFL audition, completing just 5 of 13 passes for 43 yards and an interception as his East team fell to the West 28-13 on Saturday.
Illinois cornerback Terry Hawthorne had a fumble recovery to set up a touchdown and an interception in the second half to lead a West team that came away with four total turnovers on the day.
Klein acknowledged he didn't have the kind of day he wanted, but said his confidence isn't shaken moving forward.
''I felt pretty good. We were a little rough, made a lot of mistakes and penalties that kept getting us in bad down-and-distances,'' ...