K-State Sports - Football

  • Football | September 15, 2014

    Nelson tops 200 yards in Packers’ 31-24 win

    Staff reports Green Bay receiver Jordy Nelson helped fuel the Packers’ come-from-behind win Sunday afternoon with a career-high 209 yards on nine catches, including an 80-yard touchdown in the third quarter that gave his team its first and only lead in the 31-24 win. Nelson showed

  • Football | September 14, 2014

    Unlike national trends, K-State fans, students showing up in record numbers

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    When John Currie took over the Kansas State athletic department in June of 2009, the new athletic director was faced with the daunting task — among many — to get people back to football games. That summer only 25,000 season tickets had been sold for the Wildcats’ season opener

  • Football | September 10, 2014

    Waters’ leadership impresses teammates

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    The maestro of Kansas State’s game-winning touchdown drive at Iowa State was admittedly a little different on Saturday. Another “side” came out of quarterback Jake Waters in leading the Wildcats to the come-from-behind, 32-28, victory over the Cyclones. Whatever side it was proved lethal

  • Football | September 08, 2014

    Cats have work to do before Auburn

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    Curry Sexton has been here before. The senior receiver knows how to play in close games. He’s been part of a lot of them, most notably during the 2011 season when Kansas State won 10 games — seven by a touchdown or less — and finished ranked No. 15

  • Football | September 08, 2014

    Big 12 reprimands officials from ISU game

    Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads was right. A 15-yard pass from Kansas State quarterback Jake Waters to Tyler Lockett that set up a 1-yard touchdown run near the end of the first half Saturday should have been reviewed. The Big 12 office said so Sunday, but

  • Football | September 08, 2014

    Sproles sparks Eagles past Jaguars

    Down 17-0, Darren Sproles scored a 49-yard touchdown for his new team to help the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 34-17. The former Kansas State All-American running back broke a run right up the middle of the field in the third quarter to kick

  • Football | September 06, 2014

    Waters’ late TD lifts K-State over Cyclones, 32-28, in Big 12 opener

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    AMES, Iowa — Though it wasn’t officially homecoming Saturday at Jack Trice Stadium, Jake Waters was worthy of being crowned king after leading No. 20 Kansas State to a come-from-behind 32-28 victory over Iowa State in the Big 12 opener. Waters orchestrated the go-ahead touchdown drive down

  • Football | September 05, 2014

    Waters ready to lead Cats into Ames for Big 12 opener

    If home is truly where the heart is, then Jake Waters could be in for one heck of a big day on Saturday when he returns to Iowa to face the Cyclones. The Kansas State quarterback played his high school ball in Council Bluffs, Iowa,

  • Football | September 05, 2014

    Cats ride dynamic ground attack to ISU

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    North Dakota State gave Kansas State 302 reasons to believe it can run the ball against Iowa State. The Bison ran over, around and through the Cyclones last weekend in Ames, and in doing so, cruised to an easy 34-14 victory at Jack Trice Stadium. North

  • Football | September 05, 2014

    Freshman Lee off to hot start

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    Fans watching Elijah Lee make his career debut at linebacker Saturday against Stephen F. Austin were probably caught off guard when the true freshman recorded a pair of sacks and a forced fumble. Count Kansas State senior captain Jonathan Truman among those who were not


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