Report: Collin Klein returns to K-State

Published On: Aug 06 2014 08:12:37 AM CDT   Updated On: Jun 25 2014 02:57:46 PM CDT
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According to reporter Scott Fritchen, former Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein will join head coach Bill Snyder's coaching staff in Manhattan.

Fritchen's tweet reads: "Collin Klein tell me me that he is back and will serve on the K-State football staff in some capacity in 2014. Huge get for Bill Snyder."

Klein, a Heisman Trophy finalist in 2012, was a fan favorite in the Little Apple. Know as a run-first quarterback, Klein led the 'Cats to an  11-2 record his senior season, before falling to Oregon in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. 

The dual-threat signal caller threw for 2,641 yards and 16 touchdowns  in his senior year at K-State. During his junior campaign, he amassed 1,141 yards and 27 touchdowns on the ground. 

Despite his college accolades, Klein's style did not translate to the NFL. After trying out with the Houston Texans, he was not offered a deal.