Kansas State vs. Texas Tech Preview
A pivotal match up in the Big 12 conference takes place this weekend between Texas Tech and Kansas State. Both teams have built some momentum for themselves in the month of October, and it will be interesting to see which team can continue their rise to the top in college football.
The Wildcats come into this game ranked 3rd in the nation. They are currently 7-0 and 4-0 in the Big 12. They are coming off an impressive victory over West Virginia with a final score of 55-14. In their win, Collin Klein had an amazing performance. He went on to throw for 323 yards and had 4 touch downs throwing. He also rushed for 4 touchdowns. It was a sterling performance from him, and one that certainly could warrant a Heisman candidacy ballot. They will need him to have the same type of outing this weekend if they want to remain unbeaten.
Texas Tech comes into this game with a record of 6-1. They are ranked 14th in the nation right now, and they are coming off a sterling performance against TCU with a final score of 56-53. In their win, Seth Doege went on to throw for 318 yards and had an incredible 7 touchdowns. Doege showed composure throughout the entire game, and it was one of the best games in college football last weekend. The game ended up going into a third overtime, and it was a pass from Doege to Alex Torres that sealed the game for them. They will need to show the same type of durability and offensive attack if they want to upset the dynamic team in Kansas State.
This Big 12 match up is a must win scenario for both teams. For the Wildcats, they need their quarterback Collin Klein to keep up his dynamic play both on the feet and throwing. Their defense will also need to contain Texas Tech's offense if they want to keep their unbeaten season alive.
For Texas Tech, they will need Seth Doege to lead this high powered offense down the field and score early and often. Their defense has made marketed in improvements from past years, and it is imperative that they contain Collin Klein from scrambling out of the pocket and finding the open receivers down field.