Heisman watch: Collin Klein's numbers still pale in comparison to Johnny Manziel

Jamie Squire

Kansas State QB Collin Klein led his team to a conference championship, capping off the regular season with a good performance against Texas. Still, Johnny Manziel's numbers trump that of the Wildcats' senior signal-caller.

Kansas State Wildcats quarterback Collin Klein gained nearly 300 yards of total offense and accounted for three touchdowns in his team's 42-24 victory over the Texas Longhorns on Saturday. The question is, was it enough to surpass Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Johnny Manziel and Notre Dame Fighting Irish linebacker Manti Te'o?

Prior to this weekend's slate of games, ESPN's Heisman Watch had Manziel slightly ahead of Te'o, and well ahead of Klein. While the Wildcats' signal caller had a good game on Saturday, it came against a rather poor defense, so he may not get much of a bump from Heisman voters. Meanwhile, Manziel and Te'o had the week off.

Manziel finished the regular season with 3,419 yards and 24 touchdowns through the air, and 1,181 yards and 19 scores on the ground as a freshman. Klein's numbers don't quite matchup; the senior quarterback finished the year with 3,380 all-purpose yards and 37 touchdowns.

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