With his verbal to
Patton, ranked No. 16 nationally, has until the fall to
reach the needed score on his ACT and is confident that he'll get it done in
time to be in
"If I can take it that many times, I'll be fine," said Patton who is 6-foot-3 185 pounds. "That's what I'm focusing on right now. I just to take care of business and everything will work out for me."
"I talked to my grandparents and prayed for the right decision," said Patton, who passed for over 1,000 yards and ran for another 1,000. "It's the best fit for me, a hometown school with a great program and great atmosphere for football."
And now with all the rumors circulating that Allan Webb may not be a go in the fall for K-State, Patton said if the opportunity arises for immediate playing time, he'll take it.
"I'm going to go in and compete, try the best I can," he said. "If its there, I'll take it, but if I need more time to get better I have no problem redshirting. I'll do whatever is best for me and the team."