Carolina has selected Iowa State linebacker A.J. Klein in the fifth round of the NFL draft.
The 6-foot-1, 250-pound Klein shared Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year honors in 2011 with Oklahoma defensive end Frank Alexander, whom the Panthers drafted in the fourth round last season.
Klein can play all three linebacker positions, although his specialty is middle linebacker.
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2013
A month ago, Collin Klein was being celebrated on one of college football's biggest stages as a finalist for the Heisman Trophy.
Now he's back to trying to prove that he's more than just a good college player.
The former Kansas State quarterback headlines a group of NFL hopefuls that will be on display for scouts in Saturday's annual East West Shrine Game in St...
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January 18, 2013
Liberty Bowl: Iowa State (6-6) vs. Tulsa (10-3)
Iowa State LB A.J. Klein
This game is a rematch between these two teams, as they played each other in week one, with Iowa State coming out on top 38-23. After that game, however, these two teams went in opposite directions; Tulsa ended up winning their next seven games and only lost two more games all year, while Iowa State’s season...
Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein is the AP's Big 12 offensive player of the year and Devonte Fields of TCU picked up the honor on defense.
Klein received 14 of the 18 votes Wednesday from members of the media who regularly cover the league. West Virginia's Tavon Austin got three votes and Terrance Williams of Baylor received the other one.
Fields got seven first-place...
Iowa State's program has come to be defined by the fiery, passionate persona of coach Paul Rhoads.
The on-field identity of the Cyclones has been forged by seniors Jake Knott and A.J. Klein, a pair of once-overlooked linebackers who've blossomed into one of the top defensive duos in the country.
The Cyclones are off to their second straight 3-0 start behind a defense that...
If you're an Iowa State student wearing an Iowa shirt, stay away from A.J. Klein.
The following is a press release sent out by Iowa State athletic communications.
AMES, Iowa – Iowa State linebacker A.J. Klein has been named a fourth-team All-American by Phil Steele’s 2012 College Football Preview. Klein and his Cyclone linebacking mate Jake Knott were both selected first-team All-Big 12.
Klein and Knott combined for 131 tackles last season. Jake McDonough...