The Walter Camp Foundation announced late Sunday morning that Klein has been named as its FBS National Offensive Player of the Week.
In the 55-14 win over West Virginia, Klein accounted for seven touchdowns — three passing, four receiving — and threw for a career-high 323 yards. He also completed 90.5 percent of his 21 pass attempts in the lethally efficient performance.
Per KSU, the win over the Mountaineers was the No. 4 Wildcats’ school-record fourth straight road win over a ranked opponent.
On the other side of the ball, LSU linebacker Kevin Minter claimed National Defensive Player of the Week honors. In the No. 6 Tigers’ 24-19 win over No. 20 Texas A&M, Minter was credited with 12 tackles, two quarterback hurries. one sack, one interception and one pass defensed.
Below is the year-to-date list of weekly 2012 Camp honorees:
Week 1: West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith, Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner
Week 2: Louisiana-Monroe quarterback Kolton Browning, Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones
Week 3: Stanford running back Stepfan Taylor, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o
Week 4: Nevada running back Stefphon Jefferson, Western Michigan linebacker Desmond Bozeman
Week 5: West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith, Penn State linebacker Michael Mauti
Week 6: Florida running back Mike Gillislee, Oregon State cornerback Jordan Poyer
Week 7: Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, Rutgers linebacker Khaseem Greene
Week 8: Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein, LSU linebacker Kevin Minter