In college football, familiarity can be a powerful weapon. Returning starters are better players than newcomers who don’t know the playbook. Quarterbacks that develop good chemistry with wide receivers have an edge over players that don’t. But it’s not just players who
The Green Bay Packers’ worst fears about the severity of receiver Jordy Nelson’s knee injury have come true. The team said Monday only that the former Kansas State All-American suffered a “significant right knee injury” that would cost him the season. Nelson, one of
PITTSBURGH — None of the Packers were coming out and saying it, but the looks on their faces and the words coming out of their mouths seemed to confirm the suspicion. Former Kansas State All-American and Riley County standout Jordy Nelson is out for the season.
If Jordan Willis has any hope of filling the void at defensive end left by Ryan Mueller, he knows it will be done with a big motor. Ask almost anyone within the Kansas State football program about Mueller and they’ll typically point to his
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Earlier in the summer, former Kansas State quarterback Jake Waters was busy helping former teammate and wide receiver Curry Sexton with some youth football camps around Kansas. Once that was over, Waters went back to his hometown — Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Iowa
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Outspoken Richard Sherman, for once, was at a loss for words. But only for a moment. The Seattle Seahawks’ All-Pro cornerback was undecided if he should talk to the media in the aftermath of their 14-13 NFL preseason loss to the Kansas
Former Kansas State consensus All-American and current Green Bay Packer All-Pro receiver Jordy Nelson and his wife Emily have generously pledged a philanthropic contribution to K-State Athletics. The gift will assist in the department’s efforts to complete Phase III-B of the Bill Snyder Family
Travis Britz is no couch potato. Following an ankle injury in Kansas State’s win over West Virginia, Britz was sidelined for the rest of the season, missing the final three games of 2014. While some would relish the chance to kick up their feet and
The 2014 football season was a great time to be a receiver at Kansas State — if your name was Tyler Lockett or Curry Sexton, anyway. Each managed 1,000-yard seasons a year ago — the first pair to do it in the same season in K-State history — catching
With one of their three quarterbacks hurt, the Seattle Seahawks were set to sign former Kansas State quarterback Jake Waters today. Seahawks’ quarterback Tarvaris Jackson suffered a high-ankle sprain in the first preseason game, leaving Seattle to find a replacement for the rest of training
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