Sunday, June 26, 2016

K-State Sports - Football

  • Football | November 23, 2015

    Rhoads fired at Iowa State


    AMES, Iowa — Paul Rhoads was one of the most popular coaches at Iowa State. He just didn’t win enough to keep his job. Iowa State said that athletic director Jamie Pollard told Rhoads on Sunday that he’s out after seven seasons. Rhoads went 32

  • Football | November 23, 2015

    Burns earns 2nd straight Big 12 honor

    Kansas State senior kick returner Morgan Burns picked up his second consecutive Big 12 weekly honor on Monday, as he was again named the Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week following his performance in K-State’s thrilling 38-35 victory over Iowa State on Saturday. It

  • Football | November 22, 2015

    K-State shuts Cyclones out in second half


    Down by 21 points at halftime, it looked like the Kansas State defense was in threat of getting beaten up by yet another opponent. Iowa State was on pace to finish with more than 600 yards of total offense and the Cyclones had moved the ball at

  • Football | November 22, 2015

    Guggisberg: Improbable win may save Cats’ season


    Born in 1992, you can forgive Jack Cantele for not knowing much about Stan Parrish. The much-maligned coach hadn’t won a game in 27 tries before finally being fired in 1988 and replaced by Bill Snyder, helping create the opportunity for “the biggest turnaround in college football

  • Football | November 21, 2015

    Wildcats rally from 21 down to beat Cyclones, 38-35


    Christmas came early for Kansas State on Saturday with Iowa State’s Mike Warren and Joel Lanning sharing the role of Santa Claus. K-State scored 10 points in the final 42 seconds after a pair of Cyclone turnovers to finish an improbable fourth-quarter comeback and give the

  • Football | November 20, 2015

    Snyder reminds his team of 16 Goals for Success

    Snyder kind3.mercury

    Call it what you want — circling the wagons, rallying the troops, or perhaps in this case, going back to school. Kansas State, seemingly caught in a downward spiral with a six-game losing streak, went back to the basics this week as it prepares to host

  • Football | November 20, 2015

    Wildcats expect physical battle with Iowa State

    When teams match up with Iowa State, they can expect the battle up front to turn into an all-out war. While many Big 12 teams have gone to more of a spread attack, the Cyclones are one of the few that still manage to resemble the

  • Football | November 18, 2015

    Cats, Cyclones more similar than ever


    For years now, the Iowa State football team under Paul Rhoads has looked a lot like Bill Snyder’s program at Kansas State. The two teams often recruit the same type of blue-collar players, they typically both favor a running attack that chews up clock

  • Football | November 16, 2015

    Big 12’s best playoff hopes rest with Pokes, Sooners

    WACO, Texas — The Big 12’s playoff prospects have shifted from the banks of the Brazos to completely north of the Red River into Oklahoma, where the Sooners are surging and Oklahoma State is still undefeated. With Bedlam still to come, the No. 4 Cowboys (10-0, 7-0

  • 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,

Text Alerts
Mobile Alerts

Get the latest news, weather and sports updates from The Mercury sent to your phone.

Sign Up Now

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2012

Reproduction of any kind is prohibited without written consent.