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K-State Sports - Football

  • Football | September 11, 2015

    Pitt and West Virginia to renew Backyard Brawl in 2022

    PITTSBURGH — The Backyard Brawl is back on. Pittsburgh and West Virginia agreed to renew one of the oldest rivalries in college football on Thursday, signing a four-game series beginning in 2022. Pitt will host West Virginia in 2022 and 2024, with the Panthers traveling south in 2023 and 2025. The

  • Football | September 10, 2015

    Young Risner ready to lead offensive line

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    More than 50,000 fans cheered emphatically as Morgan Burns returned the opening kick off Saturday evening for a 100-yard touchdown to open the season against the South Dakota Coyotes. Burns’ teammates were cheering him on too, though perhaps not all for the same reasons. In the

  • Football | September 09, 2015

    Silmon making most of opportunities

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    All Justin Silmon needed was a chance. Then it was up to the redshirt freshman to make the most of that chance. The running back did just that on Saturday, rushing for a team-best 51 yards on six carries in Kansas State’s 34-0 victory over

  • Football | September 09, 2015

    K-State announces next football stadium project

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    On the heels of this past weekend’s dedication and grand opening of the $68 million Vanier Family Football Complex, Kansas State Athletics officially announced on Wednesday the public campaign for the next step in the transformation of Bill Snyder Family Stadium.  When completed, the $15

  • Football | September 08, 2015

    Ertz could be done for year, Hubener named starter

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    Jesse Ertz could be done for the season. Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder wouldn’t put a specific time frame on the sophomore’s return, but said he’ll “be out for quite some time.” Ertz was injured on the first play of the

  • Football | September 07, 2015

    Ertz out for some time, Hubener named starter

    Jesse Ertz could be done for the season. Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder wouldn’t put a specific time frame on the sophomore’s return, but said he’ll “be out for quite some time.” Ertz was injured on the first play of the

  • Football | September 06, 2015

    Wildcats lose Ertz, but rout Coyotes

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    Jesse Ertz waited two years for the opportunity to make a real impact for Kansas State. The redshirt sophomore quarterback will have to wait a bit longer after exiting Saturday’s game nearly as soon as it got started against South Dakota. For the Wildcats’

  • Football | September 06, 2015

    Dimel scores 2 TDs in K-State debut

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    Two weeks ago, Kansas State fullback and Manhattan High alumnus Winston Dimel seemed like an afterthought — at least among fans and the media. This was supposed to be Glenn Gronkowski’s year. Utilized more as a blocker than a ballcarrier, Gronkowski was one of the

  • Football | September 06, 2015

    Nelson anxious to work back from injury

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    In his entire football career, Jordy Nelson has never had an entire season taken away by injury. Now that he’s set to miss the 2015 season with an ACL injury, the Green Bay Packers’ All-Pro wide receiver is ready to get going with his rehab

  • Football | September 06, 2015

    Sproles still proving doubters wrong

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    Darren Sproles has done nothing but prove people wrong. It’s what you have to do when you’re only 5-foot-6 and playing one of the toughest positions in the NFL — now in his 11th season. The former Kansas State All-American has often made it

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