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ESPN's Gene Wojciechowski Compares Kansas State's Collin Klein To Tim Tebow

The Kansas State Wildcats' fresh off an overtime victory over the Texas A&M Aggies have started to make people take notice of their team, and especially their junior quarterback Collin Klein

ESPN's Gene Wojciechowski recently compared Klein to former University of Florida Heisman trophy winner and current Denver Broncos starting quarterback, Tim Tebow. via

But he reminds me of Tebow a little bit -- a right-handed version of TT who plays like he's worried K-State coach Bill Snyder is going to revoke his scholarship if he doesn't gain the last possible inch on a run or leave a body part or two on the field.

Obviously Klein has not garnered the attention and accolades of a Tim Tebow to this point, but he is no less important to the K-State team than Tebow was to the Florida Gators when Tebow was winning national championships. Only Klein isn't surrounded by the same talent that Tebow was either. Wojciechowski went on to explain just how impressive Klein has been this year in comparison to some other more-nationally recognized names. via

He has more rushing yards (1,009) than Oklahoma State running back Joseph Randle, Clemson running back Andre Ellington or Georgia running back Isaiah Crowell. He has more rushing touchdowns than Wisconsin running back Montee Ball, Auburn running back Michael Dyer or Alabama running back Trent Richardson. In fact, he has more rushing TDs than Oregon's LaMichael James and Virginia Tech's David Wilson combined.

Klein and the No. 13 Kansas State Wildcats (8-2) take on the No. 23 Texas Longhorns (6-3) this Saturday at 6pm CT in Texas.