"They have so much knowledge of the game."

Collin Klein, Scout.com two-star quarterback from Loveland, (Colo.), signed his letter of intent National Signing Day with Kansas State University. Klein talks about his future as a Wildcat.

"I am going in next season to play quarterback," said Collin Klein. "The coaches haven't really said what they expect from me my first year. They just told me to come in and work hard. Everything will then work itself out."

Klein led his team to a 7-3 season and a first round berth in the state play-offs. He had a sensational year with 1,398 yards passing with 15 touchdowns and 700 yards rushing with eight touchdowns.

Klein was selected All-Conference and All-State honorable mention. He set the school record for all-purpose yards in a season (2,100) and career (4,100). He has excelled on the field, but still wants to improve his game.

"There are so many facets of my game I need to work on," Klein said. "I want to work hard and prepare myself at all aspects of my game. I want to improve on the whole package."

"I feel like I bring a lot of mental toughness to the game. My goal as a quarterback is to put my team is a position to make plays to win games."

The current 6-foot-6, 212-pound signee was recruited solely by the Wildcat coaching staff to play quarterback. He talks about last summer's decision to commit to Kansas State.

"First of all the coaches were the biggest part of my commitment for sure. I love coach [Ron] Prince. I have great respect for him. He is the man I want to play for," Klein said.

"I have a real good relationship with my recruiting coaches as well. My recruiting coaches were coach [Ricky] Rahne and coach [Dave] Brock. They have so much knowledge of the game."

Klein has formed relationships with a few teammates and looking forward to his college future.

"I have met Blake Slaughter from Texas and Brandon Harold. Those guys are real cool. I think we have a great group of guys coming in. I am real excited," he stated.

Prior to National Signing Day Klein received heavy interest from Colorado State to take an official visit, but he remained solid with his commitment to KSU.

Klein stars on the hardwood as a shooting guard and averaging 20 points a game.
He expects to enroll at Kansas State in June.


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