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AP Sports Writer 

K-State quarterback Jesse Ertz has big opening weekend


September 6, 2017

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The nation's most efficient passer during the first true weekend of the college football season was not Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson, top NFL prospects Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen, or even one of the highly touted quarterbacks in the SEC.

In fact, it was a quarterback who is known more for using his legs.

Jesse Ertz put together the kind of performance for No. 19 Kansas State in a Week 1 blitz of Central Arkansas that turned some heads. He was 10 of 16 for 333 yards and four touchdowns, three of them from 50 yards or more, for a school-record 319.8 passer rati...

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