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This week's player to watch: Tysyn Hartman

Kansas State’s secondary is off to a fantastic start this year, allowing just 149.8 passing yards per game, and sophomore safety Tysyn Hartman is a big reason why.

The former high school quarterback has been everywhere defensively. He’s a good tackler, he hits hard enough to force fumbles and he is tied for the Big 12 lead in interceptions with three.

He will once again be asked to do well in K-State’s conference opener against Iowa State, and Hartman will have an added carrot dangling in front of him for motivation. The person he’s tied with atop the Big 12 standings is his Iowa State counterpart, David Sims (pictured above). (more…)