Wednesday, November 25, 2015

K-State Sports - Football

  • Football | November 14, 2015

    Wildcats’ losing streak hits six games


    LUBBOCK, Texas — None of the current Wildcats were alive the last time Kansas State lost six straight games. Hoping to end one streak and start another in an attempt to become bowl eligible, the Wildcats again came up short Saturday, losing to Texas Tech, 59-44,

  • Football | November 13, 2015

    Wildcats still believe they can finish strong


    Only four Kansas State football teams have lost five straight games in the last 27 years, making what this season’s Wildcats are going through truly uncharted territory. “Kansas State isn’t a program that’s used to losing like this,” redshirt freshman center Dalton Risner

  • Football | November 13, 2015

    Another week, another big-play offense to defend

    More often than not, the Big 12 Conference provides opposing defenses with the tall task of slowing down a spread offensive attack. These attacks have a propensity for finding big plays, an Achilles’ heel for an otherwise stable Kansas State defense this season. Kansas State allowed

  • Football | November 11, 2015

    Snyder on Mizzou: ‘It’s going to be interesting’

    This week’s events at the University of Missouri showed the nation what many around the sports world already knew. High-level college sports teams, football players in particular, are a sleeping giant of sorts. When the Tiger football team decided to walk out on team

  • Football | November 09, 2015

    Cats hope extra time pays off vs. Tech

    Having a few extra days to prepare for Baylor nearly paid off for Kansas State last week, losing by only seven to the second-ranked Bears. “Having that time really got us fresh and we had a lot of time to study Baylor,” K-State running back

  • Football | November 07, 2015

    Brown impressed by K-State’s growth


    When Larry Brown went to Dodge City to play football in 1965, he had to adjust to a fear of tornadoes and the unfamiliar smell of feed yards. Moving to Kansas from Clairton, Pa., just out side of Pittsburgh, was a big change for Brown, but

  • Football | November 07, 2015

    Cantele, Gronkowski named Academic All-District

    Kansas State senior place kicker Jack Cantele and junior fullback Glenn Gronkowski were named to the 2015 Academic All-District 7 first team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced this week. It marks the second straight season Gronkowski has been honored, while it is the

  • Football | November 06, 2015

    Baylor survives Cats’ second-half rally


    Kansas State held No. 2 Baylor to its lowest point total of the season, rushed for a season-high 258 yards, quarterback Joe Hubener had his best game in a month and it still wasn’t good enough Thursday night. Despite all the positives for a team that

  • Columns |Football | November 06, 2015

    Guggisberg: Wildcats can grow from loss to Baylor


    With his tongue squarely in his cheek and a smirk on his face, Deante Burton delivered some difficult news to the Kansas State faithful after Thursday night’s 31-24 loss to Baylor at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. When asked if he thought another narrow defeat

  • Football | November 06, 2015

    Defense improves, but still not satisfied


    It was far from perfect, but Kansas State’s defense played well to get the Wildcats a win Thursday night . Tasked with slowing down the nation’s top offense, the Wildcats kept Baylor to a season low in points, though still lost 31-24. The Wildcats

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