Since arriving at Kansas State from Oregon last year, Wildcats coaches have only talked about Chris Harper as a wide receiver.
He has played that position exclusively this season, and with Brodrick Smith suffering a season-ending injury last week, odds are he will be called upon to catch passes more regularly in upcoming games.
But the Wichita native has a quarterback background. He threw passes at Oregon and in high school, and says he still lines up under center during practice.
“I play it all the time,” he said.
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Should he be asked to take a few snaps at some point this season — whether it be in the Wildcat Formation, on a trick play or in relief of Carson Coffman — he said he will be ready.
“I’d welcome it,” he said. “Whatever. If you’re a playmaker you want the ball in your hands. That’s what I consider myself.” (more…)