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K-State Sports - Football

  • 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

  • Football | September 04, 2015

    Bishop took Wildcats to places they had never been

    Sometimes the legend of Michael Bishop seems larger than the man himself. He was, after all, the quarterback who could throw a football 90 yards in the air, flatfooted. Or was it 100 yards, blindfolded and standing on one leg? There was talk of him breaking shoulder

  • Football |Manhattan High School | September 04, 2015

    K-State depth chart has MHS flavor

    Manhattan High alumnus Deante Burton has had several opportunities to play for Kansas State dating back to last year, but for two other former Indians, the chance may be coming soon. Both Terrale Johnson and Winston Dimel cracked the K-State two-deep released this week, and

  • Football | September 04, 2015

    Experienced D ready to lead the way for Cats

    As the Kansas State football team prepares for its season opener against South Dakota Saturday evening, the offense will feature a host of new starters. A new quarterback, as well as a vastly different receiving corps and new depth at running back will have to

  • Football | September 03, 2015

    Heath works to fill big shoes for Cats

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    When fans look at Dominique Heath, they see the makings of a player that could step in for Tyler Lockett. His teammates see him as a duplicate of another former Wildcat. But no matter what other people see, Heath wants to stay true to himself

  • Football | September 02, 2015

    Ertz ready to ‘make plays’ for Wildcats

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    The four-man quarterback race may not have been much of a race at all. Jesse Ertz will get the first opportunity Saturday when Kansas State hosts South Dakota in the Wildcats’ season opener at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. But the sophomore quarterback has clearly separated

  • Football | September 01, 2015

    Ertz likely starting; Jones back at RB

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    Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder wasn’t ready to name his starting quarterback on Monday — making everyone wait until Tuesday afternoon — but all signs point to it being Jesse Ertz. The sophomore took the bulk of the snaps during the Wildcats’ recent Fan Appreciation

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