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K-State Sports - Football

  • Football | October 16, 2015

    QB Mayfield leads reeling Sooners into Manhattan

    In two starts against the Kansas State football team, Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight played some of the best football of his college career. But when the Sooners make the trip to Manhattan for Saturday’s 2:30 p.m. kick against the Wildcats, it won’t be

  • Football | October 16, 2015

    Not much defending in Big 12 with so many great offenses

    Most people credit Paul “Bear” Bryant for coining the phrase: “Defense wins championships.” What usually gets overlooked is the rest of what the legendary coach said right before that: “Offense sells tickets.” If that’s the case, most Big 12 teams should be selling a lot

  • Football | October 15, 2015

    O-line takes step forward against TCU

    Losing a game like Kansas State did last Saturday has a tendency to stick on one’s craw a while, but one positive in digging through the aftermath is the play of the Wildcats’ offensive line against a very good TCU team. “I shared with

  • Football | October 14, 2015

    K-State to play Stanford in 2016, 2021

    Kansas State has agreed to a home-and-home series with the Stanford Cardinal, The Mercury learned Wednesday morning. Confirmed by the K-State athletic department, the Wildcats will open next season at Stanford on Friday, Sept. 2, with a return date in Manhattan set for Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021. “With

  • Football | October 13, 2015

    Snyder almost didn’t kick FG vs. TCU

    Faced with a potential game-breaking decision on fourth-and-1 last Saturday night, Kansas State coach Bill Snyder went for the points. Everyone knows what happened next, as the Wildcats tied the game on a field goal from Jack Cantele with 1:47 left, only to watch TCU score

  • Football | October 12, 2015

    TCU, Baylor make statements in Sunflower State

    TCU and Baylor made a pair of statements in the Sunflower State on Saturday. The Horned Frogs showed their fortitude in a dramatic comeback win at Kansas State, while Baylor unleashed its score-a-second offense in a romp at Kansas. The results saw the teams switch

  • Football | October 10, 2015

    Horned Frogs edge Cats at the end


    If football games were only two quarters, Kansas State might just be in luck. For the second straight week, the Wildcats were unable to hold onto a halftime lead as second-ranked TCU rallied from 18 points down Saturday to stun K-State 52-45 in the final minutes

  • Football | October 10, 2015

    K-State can’t hold Boykin late in loss


    For three quarters on Saturday night, the Kansas State football team looked like it figured out how to contain TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin. At the start of the fourth quarter, the Wildcats had a 35-31 lead and were once again moving the ball in the

  • Football | October 09, 2015

    Injuries continue to add up for Wildcats


    Will Geary, you’re up. With the attrition at quarterback for Kansas State this season, head coach Bill Snyder joked this week that the defensive lineman could be the next Wildcat in line to take snaps if the recent trend of injuries continues. All joking

  • Football | October 09, 2015

    Wildcats bracing for juggernaut Horned Frogs offense

    Boasting one of the nation’s top offenses and an early season Heisman candidate in Trevone Boykin, TCU is about to serve up the biggest challenge Kansas State’s defense has seen this season. Coming off a game in which the Wildcats allowed Oklahoma State

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