Topic: Collin Klein

Oregon defense shuts down Heisman candidate Collin Klein

By on Friday, Jan. 4 at 8:04 am.

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein racked up 2,490 passing yards in the 2012 season. In the rushing department, Klein ran for 890 yards, and if you combine both his aerial and ground scores, he tallied 37 touchdowns on the season. If you break it down further, the Heisman candidate was insanely impressive […]

A peek at Kansas State’s final Fiesta Bowl preparations

By on Tuesday, Jan. 1 at 6:21 pm.

If it comes down to a kick, Kansas State will be ready. During the 15-minute window of time the media was allowed to observe the Wildcats’ last practice before their bowl game on Thursday, K-State kickers took turns practicing game-scenario field goals. Every attempt from 20, 30, 40 yards and beyond, glided through the posts […]

With focus on his running game, Ducks can’t overlook Collin Klein’s passing ability

By on Monday, Dec. 31 at 3:21 pm.

PHOENIX — When you’re preparing to face a quarterback that has 890 rushing yards and stands an imposing 6-foot-5, 226 pounds, it can be easy, even tempting, to forget about his ability to throw the ball all over the place. But Klein is no slouch as a passer, with 2,490 yards on the season and […]

Kansas State to Oregon: We’re not so different, you and I

By on Monday, Dec. 31 at 3:29 pm.

PHOENIX — It’s easy to turn this year’s Fiesta Bowl into a simplified battle of new-school versus old-school. From the uniforms to the playbook, everything about Oregon screams innovation. Kansas State, on the other hand, thrives on tradition and convention. But ending the analysis between the teams there could be dangerously lazy, according to Wildcats […]

Why Kansas State will beat Oregon

By on Sunday, Dec. 30 at 7:24 am.

**Editor’s Note: Each week during football season we will feature an essay from the opponent’s student newspaper on how Oregon will lose. This week’s edition is from Mark Kern, from Kansas State’s The Collegian.** When looking at the Oregon offense, there is no denying that they are the most explosive offense in the country. With Kenjon […]

Countdown to the Fiesta Bowl: Grading Oregon’s, Kansas State’s quarterbacks

By on Friday, Dec. 28 at 10:52 am.

In the days leading up to the 2012 Fiesta Bowl, the Emerald will take a position-by-position look at Oregon and Kansas State, determining which team has the edge going into the BCS showdown on Jan. 3. Oregon- Darron Thomas’s departure caught many-a-Duck fan off guard and set into motion a quarterback battle between Thomas’s backup, […]