Daily Archives: Sept. 6, 2013

Football Friday: Opening up the playbook, missing Arthur Brown/Collin Klein, using Daniel Sams, predicting tight ends and running backs not named John Hubert

A loss to North Dakota State in the season-opener raised plenty of questions this week, so I won’t waste much time with a lead-in.

One thing I would like to point out: This is arguably the most important game remaining on Kansas State’s schedule. Coaches and players insist they can still have a special season, and, while that’s true, it is hard to envision a successful year for the Wildcats without a win over Louisiana-Lafayette.

I’m predicting K-State to win 40-28. The Ragin’ Cajuns are gifted on offense, but suspect on defense. The Wildcats should take advantage.

Now onto your questions:

I will be surprised if Bill Snyder holds much back this week. He says he is going to get Daniel Sams on the field more and keep Louisiana-Lafayette’s defense guessing. This is a crucial game for K-State, and its opponent has a suspect defense. Expect the Wildcats to be aggressive throughout with Jake Waters throwing it deep and Sams and John Hubert running for increased yardage behind an angry offensive line. Read More »