Klein Leads K-State Into a Fiesta

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MANHATTAN, KAN. -- Trailing midway through the third quarter, Kansas State stood to lose more than the game.

The Wildcats had blown their national championship hopes two weeks ago at Baylor, and a loss in Saturday’s finale would have relegated them to second place in the Big 12, and perhaps out of the BCS bowl picture – shattering objectives the team had carried along throughout the season.

With 7 ½ minutes elapsed in the third quarter, Texas led by a field goal.

It was Collin Klein’s time.

The Kansas State quarterback, as he’s done most of the season, took over and that is why, with a 42-24 victory, the Wildcats are the Big 12 champions and headed to the Fiesta Bowl.



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