Collin Klein takes QB coach job at Northern Iowa

Collin Klein is a pretty recognizable name in the city of Manhattan, Kansas as he was a pretty good quarterback for the Kansas State Wildcats. He has worked with them as a graduate assistant the last few years, but he will now move on to bigger and better things.

It was reported by The Wichita Eagle that Klein has accepted a position with the Northern Iowa Panthers to be their quarterbacks coach. This comes after being the assistant director of recruiting operations and defensive quality control coach at Kansas State the last two years.

Klein will join a Panthers team that is slated to be a top ten team at the FCS level going into the 2016 season. He will work with returning starter Aaron Bailey, a dual-threat quarterback much like Klein.

Last year, Bailey averaged 118 passing yards and 95 rushing yards per game. He finished the year with 13 passing touchdowns and 19 rushing touchdowns.

Collin Klein should really help Bailey out this year as he was a pretty good player for the Wildcats. He threw for over 4,700 yards and 30 touchdowns while rushing for nearly 2,500 yards and 56 touchdowns in four years at Kansas State before spending a short time in the Canadian Football League.

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