October 9, 2008

Freeman leads high-powered K-State offense

Kansas State has an offense ranked No. 36 in the nation and No. 9 in the scoring due mainly to one man - junior quarterback Josh Freeman. He is completing 62.9-percent of his passes for 1,275 yards and 12 touchdowns with just two interceptions, and K-State head coach Ron Prince said before the season that Freeman could be the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft this coming April.

So far, his play has shown that he very well could compete for that honor. And it's not just his arm, but his legs that do a lot of talking. He has eight touchdowns on the ground this year in averaging 4.3 yards per carry and gaining 126 yards on 29 carries.

"He's playing extremely well and he can throw the ball probably velocity-wise as good as anyone playing today," said Texas A&M defensive coordinator Joe Kines. "If you sat down and wrote Santa Claus a letter and asked him to send you a quarterback that's about what you'd asked for."

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