As the Kansas State Wildcats get set to hit the road on Saturday to take on the TCU Horned Frogs, K-State will be without their starting quarterback Skylar Thompson.
Yahoo Sports’ Pete Thamel had the news on Twitter.
Thompson got hurt in last week’s win over Texas Tech after taking a bit hit to the shoulder region. The Wildcats turned to freshman Will Howard in that game and he was able to lead the team back from a 21-17 deficit in the second half for a 31-21 win.
Howard will get the start today. Last week he went 7 of 12 for 173 yards with one touchdown pass.
Howard is a Downington, Pennsylvania native, who according to 247Sports, was a three-star prospect and the No. 33 pro-style QB in the country and 8th-ranked prospect in Pennsylvania.
The Wildcats are off to a 2-1 start this season. After a season-opening loss to Arkansas State, the Wildcats are tied for first place at 2-0 in the Big 12 after wins over Oklahoma and Tech. Meantime, TCU is 1-1, with a loss to Iowa State and a win over Texas last week.
Kansas State kicks off against TCU at 3:00 on FOX.
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