Tuesday, July 26, 2016

K-State Sports - Football

  • Football | July 20, 2016

    Snyder weighs in on topics at media days


    DALLAS — Throughout the two-day Big 12 football media days, the 2017 Big 12 Championship game was a hot topic of debate. Kansas State coach Bill Snyder’s opinion on the title game has never wavered. Even after the conference moved down to a 10-team round robin format in 2011,

  • Football | July 20, 2016

    Big 12 makes move toward expansion

    The Big 12 is accepting resumes from expansion candidates. The smallest Power Five conference took a significant step toward adding members Tuesday when its university presidents directed Commissioner Bob Bowlsby to begin evaluating schools interested in joining. Oklahoma President David Boren said the board of directors

  • Football | July 20, 2016

    Grobe ready for challenge at Baylor

    DALLAS — As Jim Grobe walked through the hallways of the Omni Hotel and Resort, cameras surrounded him like he was a celebrity. Grobe’s time at the podium during Big 12 football media days was hotly anticipated on Tuesday. Grobe is the Big 12’s newest coach,

  • Football | July 19, 2016

    Title game talk dominates Day 1 of Big 12 media days

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    DALLAS — The Big 12 will have a football championship game in 2017, but there are still plenty of schematics to figure out before the first game is ever played. Big 12 coaches weighed in on the subject during Day 1 of the Big 12 Football Media Days on Monday in

  • Football | July 18, 2016

    Bowlsby talks title game, Baylor in Dallas

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    DALLAS — For the past few months the sexual assault scandal at Baylor has been one of the top topics in college athletics. So it should come as no surprise that Big 12 Conference commissioner Bob Bowlsby was slammed with questions about Baylor on Monday at the

  • Football | July 15, 2016

    Cats picked to finish 8th in Big 12 poll

    Despite placing the second-most players on the Preseason All-Big 12 team, Kansas State was picked to finish near the bottom of the league in the preseason poll. The Wildcats were picked eighth in the poll, the lowest spot for a team coming off of a bowl

  • Football | July 15, 2016

    Jones on Doak Walker watch list

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    Kansas State senior running back Charles Jones is among 76 players in the nation and nine from the Big 12 named to the watch list for the 2016 Doak Walker Award, presented annually to the nation’s top college running back. The PricewaterhouseCoopers SMU Athletic Forum announced the

  • Football | July 14, 2016

    K-State puts 5 on Preseason All-Big 12 team

    Led by four upperclassmen on the defensive side of the ball, Kansas State had five football players named to the Preseason All-Big 12 team. The Big 12 announced the team on Wednesday. Players are picked by media members who cover the league. Seniors Dante Barnett (defensive back)

  • Football | July 13, 2016

    Two Wildcat LBs land on watch list

    Kansas State junior Elijah Lee and senior Charmeachealle Moore were among 51 linebackers named to the 32nd annual Butkus Award watch list, the Butkus Foundation announced Tuesday. Kansas State was one of only six schools nationally with multiple players on the list to honor the nation’

  • Football | July 10, 2016

    K-State football players honored by FWAA

    Four Kansas State players on the defensive side of the ball — defensive backs Dante Barnett and Duke Shelley, linebacker Elijah Lee and defensive tackle Will Geary — earned spots on watch lists for awards presented by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) on Friday. Barnett,

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