During the Big 12 media days this past summer, Oklahoma Sooners head coach Bob Stoops admitted to Kansas State Wildcats quarterback Collin Klein that Oklahoma's short-yardage "Belldozer" package was stolen from the Wildcats.
As told to ESPN's Jake Trotter, Stoops confessed: "I saw you running all those plays, and I got a guy just like that or bigger. So we started running all of your plays."
Klein is considered to be one of the top dual-threat quarterbacks in the country and obviously has an admirer in Stoops. Stoops' counter to Klein is sophomore quarterback Blake Bell. Bell scored 13 rushing touchdowns last season to lead the Sooners, turning them into one of the best short-yardage offenses in the country.
It's all because of Klein, according to Oklahoma defensive coordinator Mike Stoops:
"Their quarterback run game is very extensive, very detailed. One of the best rushing teams in the country, year in, year out. A lot of that is predicated on their quarterback. Collin Klein is a tremendous player with his hands on the ball."
The No. 6 Sooners welcome the 15th-ranked Wildcats to Norman on Saturday and they'll get a chance to see who is better at the offense that was previously the sole possession of the Wildcats.
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