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The Royal Sampler: Collin Klein to appear on College Gameday, OU players from Kansas ready for K-State and a reminder to smile

BEST OF TWITTEROn the road to Manhattan, Ks. Look forward to visiting with KSU QB Collin Klein for @collegegameday feature.Whats the lunch spot, ‘Cats?

— Scott Van Pelt (@notthefakeSVP) September 19, 2012

Looks like Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein is going to be featured prominently on ESPN’s “College Gameday” this week with Scott Van Pelt coming to Manhattan today. Klein was also featured on the show leading up to last year’s game against Oklahoma for a story on coach Bill Snyder.

That video piece seemed to received positive feedback from fans, but most of the K-State faithful were still upset about the traveling show heading to LA instead of Kansas.

LINKS– Seven players on Oklahoma’s roster are from Kansas. All seven of them are eager to go against the Wildcats."A lot of people from my hometown are big K-State fans," (Brannon) Green (an OU tight end from Altamont) said. "It being a farming community and Kansas State being a big agricultural school. They’re excited for the game and so am I. It’s something I’ve been waiting for for a long time."

If you want to read the opposite side of this story about how the seven Oklahoma-born players on K-State’s roster are looking forward to going against the Sooners, well, you’re in luck. That’s what I’m writing about today. Check it out in tomorrow’s newspaper or our main website later this afternoon. (more…)