Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein (7) prepares to pass during an NCAA college football game against West Virginia in Morgantown, W.Va., Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. Kansas State won 55-14. (AP Photo/Christopher Jackson)
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State senior quarterback Collin Klein has been named the Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week following his performance in the Wildcats’ 55-14 win at West Virginia.
Klein accounted for seven touchdowns (4 rushing, 3 passing) and completed 19-of-21 passes for a career-high 323 yards to lead the Wildcats to their school-record fourth straight road win over a ranked opponent.
With his four rushing touchdowns on Saturday, Klein also broke the NCAA FBS record for rushing touchdowns by a quarterback in two consecutive seasons with 41, while his 47 career rushing touchdowns are a new K-State record, surpassing Darren Sproles’ 45. On the year, Klein has thrown for 1,397 yards and 10 touchdowns while also rushing for 551 yards and 14 scores.
No. 4 K-State hosts No. 17 Texas Tech Saturday for a key Big 12 Conference matchup. Kickoff from Bill Snyder Family Stadium is scheduled for 2:30 p.m., and the game will be televised nationally on FOX.
While all reserved seating for the contest has been sold, a limited number of general admission tickets to the game have been made available for purchase. Those tickets, priced at $55, will be located on the grassy hill in the northeast corner of the stadium and may be purchased online at k-statesports.com or via phone at 1-800-221-CATS while quantities last.