Former Kansas State quarterbacks coach Collin Klein is reportedly set to return to the Wildcats’ quarterback room.
According to GoPowercat and the Wichita Eagle, Klein is set to return as quarterbacks coach. He will replace Del Miller, a longtime Bill Snyder lieutenant who will retire after 20 years on the Wildcats’ staff. He served as Snyder’s first offensive coordinator in Manhattan and, after a stint as Missouri State’s head coach, returned as co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
With Miller exiting, Klein is the perfect choice to slide in as K-State’s new quarterbacks coach.
Previously an All-Big 12 performer at the position, Klein jumped into coaching on Snyder’s staff as an assistant director of recruiting and a defensive quality control assistant. Though he did not formally handle the quarterbacks previously, Klein worked with the Wildcats’ signal-callers on game day with Miller and offensive coordinator Dana Dimel working from the booth. His work helped Jake Waters throw for a school-record 3,501 yards in 2014.
Klein spent the 2016 season as the quarterbacks coach at Northern Iowa.
The move is expected to be formally announced this week.