The No. 18 Texas Longhorns (8-3, 5-3) are in a position to make a final, positive statement in a regular season that has been mired by shortcomings and injuries.
When they travel to Manhattan, Kan. on Saturday to tangle with No. 6 Kansas State (10-1, 7-1), the Horns will look to execute a game plan to control the efforts of KSU's dynamic senior quarterback, Collin Klein, who has provided much of the inspiration in its offense.
Baylor forced Klein to throw the ball 50 times in its upset win over the Wildcats two weekends ago, a number that smashed Klein's season-high of 29.
While turning Klein into a pocket passer is one way to control the KSU offense, it requires a disciplined effort from the entire defensive unit to really keep him under wraps.
With the Heisman candidate a huge focal point, here are five things that will help the Longhorns defense limit his production.