Advertisement

 (Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.)
By DAVE SKRETTA
AP Sports Writer
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Collin Klein is the Heisman Trophy finalist who fits no mold.
He was lightly recruited out of high school in Colorado and ultimately chose to attend Kansas State, a program that had fallen on hard times. He was turned into a wide receiver, and then went back to being a quarterback, where he sat on the bench and bided his time.
It's finally come the last two years. Klein led the Wildcats to the Cotton Bowl in 2011 before winning the Big 12 title and earning a berth in the Fiesta Bowl this season.
Once the front-runner for the award, Klein will face stiff competition from Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel and Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o when the Heisman is given out Saturday night in New York City.

NCAAF Headlines

More inNCAAF News  
Advertisement

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Baylor vs. Iowa State Pick Will Saturday's Big 12 matchup between Baylor and Iowa State at 12:00PM ET turn into a shootout?
Thumbnail Northwestern vs. Iowa Pick When Big Ten foes Iowa and Northwestern meet up on Saturday at Noon ET, will it be a defensive battle?
Thumbnail Texas vs. Oklahoma State Pick Is the over a safe bet when Texas visits Oklahoma State at 12:00PM ET on Saturday?
Thumbnail Florida vs. Vanderbilt Pick What's the better play for bettors on Saturday when Florida visits Vanderbilt at 12:00PM ET, the over or the under?
Thumbnail Rutgers vs. Ohio State Pick Will Rutgers be able to put up any fight when it takes on No. 2 Ohio State on Saturday at Noon ET, or will the...
More inNCAAF Articles  

NCAAF Team Pages