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  • Local |Kansas State University |Football | January 04, 2015

    UCLA sacks K-State, 40-35, in Alamo Bowl

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    SAN ANTONIO — Kansas State scored four second-half touchdowns to rally from a 25-point halftime deficit in the Alamo Bowl, but it still wasn’t enough Friday night, as No. 14 UCLA held on to beat the 11th-ranked Wildcats, 40-35, at the Alamodome. “They didn’t give

  • Football | January 03, 2015

    Mora-Snyder handshake creates a stir

    SAN ANTONIO — A not-so-friendly and uncharacteristically brief handshake between UCLA head coach Jim Mora and Kansas State’s Bill Snyder following the Bruins’ 40-35 victory over the Wildcats in the Alamo Bowl created quite the buzz late Friday night. Video of the customary handshake at

  • Football | January 02, 2015

    Waters chases dream of reaching NFL

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    An undersized quarterback from Purdue beat Kansas State the last time the Wildcats played in the Alamo Bowl. Now Jake Waters, who hopes to get a shot at the NFL, is being compared to that same quarterback, almost 16 years later. “Jake is a good football

  • Football | January 01, 2015

    Snyder, Mora address coaching futures

    SAN ANTONIO — Bill Snyder said he has no idea how much longer he’ll continue to coach and Jim Mora left the door wide open as to how long he’ll remain head coach at UCLA. Both topics highlighted the final media gathering in advance

  • Football | January 01, 2015

    Walk-on program fueling Wildcats’ success

    SAN ANTONIO — Ryan Mueller, Jonathan Truman, B.J. Finney and Randall Evans will all be playing their final game for Kansas State on Friday when the 11th-ranked Wildcats meet No. 14 UCLA in the Alamo Bowl. The senior foursome has much in common — besides each of

  • Football | December 31, 2014

    K-State trio looks for win over UCLA in final game

    SAN ANTONIO — After 236 receptions and more than 3,500 yards and 27 touchdowns, everyone knows Tyler Lockett is Kansas State’s biggest target offensively. Defenses scout Lockett, try to find his weaknesses, try to contain him and try to keep the ball out his hands. But in reality,

  • Football | December 30, 2014

    K-State set to tackle Bruins’ balanced offense

    SAN ANTONIO — As is the case with almost every prolific offense, UCLA’s quarterback gets most of the attention. Brett Hundley certainly has the numbers to back it up with more than 3,000 yards and 21 touchdowns passing, while completing better than 70 percent of his attempts for

  • Football | December 30, 2014

    Nate Jackson to get start at safety

    SAN ANTONIO — Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder always uses the extended practice time leading up to the bowl game to get younger players ready for the next year. Though that was certainly the case this past month as well, the extra practice time took

  • Football | December 30, 2014

    Barnett lets loose on dropped picks

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    SAN ANTONIO — Dante Barnett will gladly take the three interceptions he had this season. But Kansas State’s junior safety knows he should have had more — a lot more. By Ryan Mueller’s count, Barnett should have reeled in 25 interceptions. “As many times as he

  • Football | December 29, 2014

    Mueller grows into team leader

    Ryan Mueller could’ve taken the easy road, but he wanted more. With a selection of smaller schools on the Leawood native’s radar, he chose to walk-on at Kansas State. Four years later, he’s the first K-State defensive lineman to earn back-to-back First

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