Found May 13, 2013 on Football Nation:
Collin Klein went undrafted after the NFL Draft. The Houston Texans brought the former Kansas State product, who was viewed as a Tim Tebow type of player in for a tryout.Klein had a great collegiate career and has a great work ethic, but many believe it wouldn't hit the mark in the NFL.The Houston Texans' coach was left dumbfounded when he brought Klein in on a tryout basis. Kubiak said the work he had been putting in with former NFL quarterback Jake Plummer had done wonders for his movements under center.Kubiak said that Klein showed the arm strength and the football instincts you need to succeed at the next level. He did mention a wobbly throwing motion but also stated it is something you can work around.With Matt Schaub turning 32 this season, it is time to start grooming his successor, Kubiak said that "Klein had the talent to take a roster spot away from T.J. Yates, Case Keenum or Stephen McGee." Klein definitely showed that he had potential in college as well...

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Rookie Mini Camp Notes: Day 2

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Texans coach Gary Kubiak gushes over former K-State QB Collin Klein

After starring as a quarterback at Kansas State, Collin Klein did not want to change positions. Now, Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak may keep him under center.

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Arian Foster Looking to Bounce Back?

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Texans Sign Deji Karim

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