Sproles, Roberson poised to set records


Kansas State is in its 108th year of playing football, and Saturday - Oct. 18, 2003 - two moments in Wildcat history could be made.

First, with just 61 yards of rushing and/or passing, Ell Roberson will break Lynn Dickey
In the last three-plus seasons, Roberson has totaled 5,719 yards - 2,242 rushing and passed for 2,431.

Secondly, with just 107 rushing yards, Darren Sproles will pass Eric Hickson
"It would be especially nice for Ell and me to do that in a win,
But honestly, Sproles said, "We don
Oh, if one wants secondary sub-plots for the 1:10 kickoff at KSU Stadium against the University of Colorado, here are other numbers to keep in mind:

* Roberson needs one touchdown - running or throwing - to become the Wildcats all-time leader in career six-pointers.

* Roberson needs just 24 yards to pass Mike Lawrence for the No. 3 spot in career rushing yards in K-State history.

* Sproles needs 99 yards in all-purpose yardage - rushing, receiving, returns - to pass J.J. Smith, who ranks third on the career charts.


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