Tuesday, December 1, 2015

K-State Sports - Football

  • Football | May 22, 2015

    Wildcats add JUCO quarterback

    The three-man competition to be Kansas State’s next quarterback just got a little more complicated. Contra Costa College quarterback Jonathan Banks announced his commitment to the Wildcats this week, throwing his name in the mix into the three-headed race between junior Joe Hubener, sophomore

  • Football | May 17, 2015

    Young players eye big roles

    With the loss of so many key players from last season, there’s no doubt the Kansas State football team will need to rely on a multitude of new faces to fill in the holes when the season starts back up in the fall. But

  • Football | May 14, 2015

    Zimmerman working to keep NFL dream alive


    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Ty Zimmerman believes this is exactly where he belongs, on an NFL field making plays and living his dream. He just needed another chance — and for his body to stop betraying him. The former Kansas State star safety was in rookie

  • Football | May 11, 2015

    Lockett earmarked for kick-return duty


    RENTON, Wash.  — Pete Carroll isn’t one to hand out starting jobs before seeing a player prove himself on the practice field. However, Carroll is making an exception when it comes to third-round draft pick Tyler Lockett. Lockett was the highest-rated kick returner in

  • Football | May 07, 2015

    Big 12 Conference agrees on tiebreaker for football

    Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby will never need to visit two stadiums on the last day of the season again. He will hand out only one trophy in football next year. The league agreed on a championship tiebreaker Wednesday during its meetings at the Arizona Biltmore

  • Football | May 04, 2015

    Lockett’s departure leaves holes

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Tyler Lockett is a megastar, the type of wunderkind that comes along only so often to the Flint Hills. The wide receiver/kick returner from Kansas State was selected in the third round on Friday night, the 69th overall pick by the

  • Football | May 01, 2015

    Lockett drafted by Seahawks in 3rd round

    Tyler Lockett is headed to Seattle. Kansas State’s record-breaking wide receiver and return specialist was drafted Friday night in the third round of the NFL Draft — 69th overall — by the Seattle Seahawks. Seattle traded up with Washington to grab Lockett with the fifth pick

  • Football | April 30, 2015

    Five Wildcats honored

    Kansas State’s Weston Hiebert, Tyler Lockett, Zach Nemechek, Curry Sexton and Jake Waters were five of 817 players named to the National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society, the organization announced Wednesday. The Hampshire Honor Society is comprised of

  • Football | April 26, 2015

    QB race unsettled after spring game


    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kansas State coach Bill Snyder doesn’t need to decide on his quarterback until just before his team’s first game on Sept. 5 against South Dakota. It might take that long for the Hall of Fame coach to find his guy after

  • Football | April 26, 2015

    Former K-State football assistant Davie dies at 73

    Jim Davie, a top assistant coach on the first K-State football team to ever go to a bowl game, died in his Manhattan home Friday. Davie, 73, was a highly successful coach at Wichita Southeast High School, where he won two state championships. During his tenure

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