August 11, 2008

Freeman locks in on offensive success

Josh Freeman believes he's the best quarterback out there. And for the second time in as many media appearances, Kansas State coach Ron Prince on Saturday said he wouldn't disagree with that assertion. But for as gaudy as Freeman's passing statistics were a year ago, first-year offensive coordinator Dave Brock believes improvement comes down to the little things. As for quarterbacks coach Warren Ruggiero? He continues to spend fall camp putting "grooves on a record." Grooves on a record? Yes, that's right.

"We had to explain that to (Freeman)," Ruggiero chuckled.

If everything falls into place, if the offense clicks, the offensive line blocks, the running backs get some yardage and if the new wide receivers do what they're projected to do, this could all pan out favorably for the 6-foot-6, 250-pound quarterback, who when asked about his individual ability, replies, "The sky is the limit."

"We're really in sync with the offense," Freeman said. "Coach Brock is doing a great job coaching us hard, getting good work in and the players are responding to it. I'm looking forward to this season more than any before."

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