November 6, 2007

Breaking down the Kansas State offense

Nebraska Opponent Offensive Scouting Report

Who: Kansas State Wildcats
School Location: Manhattan, Kansas
School Colors: Purple and White

Record: 5-4
National Ranking: Unranked
Conference: Big 12 (North Division)

Head Coach: Ron Prince (Appalachian State, 1992): In his second season at Kansas State, 12-10 overall, 0-1 vs. Nebraska
Offensive Coordinator: James Franklin

When: Saturday, Nov. 10, 11:35 p.m (CDT)
Where: Memorial Stadium - Tom Osborne Field
TV: Versus
Radio: Host Communications
Series Record: Nebraska leads 74-15-2
Base Offensive Formation: Double Tight

Field General: Sophomore Josh Freeman (6-6, 238) has completed 63.5 percent of his passes this season for 2,521 yards and 12 touchdowns. He's also thrown 10 interceptions.

Running The Football: Senior running back James Johnson (5-11, 200) is the leading rusher for the Wildcats in 2007 with 734 yards, nine touchdowns and a 5.8 yards per carry average. Sophomore Leon Patton (5-7, 184) has tallied 315 yards and three touchdowns.

Catching The Football: Senior wideout Jordy Nelson has 90 catches in nine games. He's scored eight touchdowns and averages over 135 receiving yards every game to rank No. 2 nationally and in the Big 12 behind Texas Tech's Michael Crabtree.

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