July 4, 2007

Red zone trips too rare in '06

Kansas State harbored the Big 12’s most inefficient red zone offense in 2006. Third-down efficiency wasn’t a bright spot, either. While the Wildcats put points on the board just 65.6 percent of the time when inside the opponent’s 20-yard line, their 34.7 percent conversion rate on third down was the worst by the Wildcats since 1999 and ranked 11th in the Big 12.

The two statistical categories were glaring offensive concerns for the Wildcats, who went away empty-handed on 11 of a Big 12-low 32 trips inside the red zone and during one three-game stretch went 3-for-32 when facing three or more yards to convert on third down.

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