November 22, 2006

Freeman's wild ride

Josh Freeman has seen a little bit of everything in his first season as Kansas State's quarterback. The play of the true freshman has been awe-inspiring at times and simply uninspiring at others. Freeman was largely responsible for the Wildcats knocking off then fourth-ranked Texas on Nov. 11 before playing a huge role in K-State's 39-20 defeat at the hands of Kansas the following week. It's been a wild ride for sure, and it's one that's also far from finished.

"I've learned a lot," the 6-foot-6, 238-pound signal caller said of the 2006 season. "I couldn't tell you exactly how much better I am, but I feel like I've improved a lot on the mental side of things. I just have to get better if I want to win the amount of games I hope to win."

Quarterbacks are almost always measured by wins and losses, and whether or not K-State has emerged victorious on Saturdays this fall has been closely tied to Freeman's individual performances.

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