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K-State Sports - Football

  • Football | August 26, 2014

    Multiple former Wildcats released from NFL teams

    A handful of former Kansas State football players were cut this week ahead of a 3 p.m. Tuesday deadline to trim NFL rosters down to 75 players. One of the more surprising cuts was Washington Redskins’ linebacker Rob Jackson. The former defensive lineman spent six seasons

  • Football | August 22, 2014

    4-star cornerback chooses K-State

    Christmas may still be a few months away, but the Wildcats have plenty to celebrate today after picking up a highly coveted verbal commitment from standout cornerback Duke Shelley. Shelley — the 10th member of the Wildcats’ 2015 recruiting class so far — announced his intent via Twitter

  • Football | August 21, 2014

    Wildcats have strong competition for backup QB spot

    It became pretty clear last spring when Daniel Sams moved to receiver and then transferred that Kansas State’s quarterback job belonged to Jake Waters. But with Sams gone, another big question remains. Who will be the backup quarterback? Behind Waters, there are exactly zero

  • Football | August 20, 2014

    Burton expects big things in 2014

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    When Deante Burton starred as a wide receiver at Manhattan High, it wasn’t always because he was catching passes. The Indians found creative ways to use Burton on the field, whether it was jet sweeps or reverses, or kick and punt returns. So when

  • Football | August 18, 2014

    K-State No. 20 in preseason AP poll

    Kansas State earned its second preseason ranking Sunday afternoon as the Wildcats came in at No. 20 in the Preseason Associated Press Top 25 poll. It is the second time in the last three years K-State has been ranked in the first AP poll — the highest position

  • Football | August 17, 2014

    K-State gives football fans sneak peek

    With two weeks until the season starts, the Kansas State football team held its annual dress rehearsal for fans on Saturday at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. The team entertained fans with the last hour of its Saturday practice, giving an inside look to the estimated 3,000

  • Football | August 17, 2014

    Lamur trying to move past 2013 season

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Late last month, during the early stages of his third training camp for the Cincinnati Bengals, former Kansas State defensive back and now NFL linebacker Emmanuel Lamur decided to ratchet up his intensity. It also helped instigate the first altercation of the

  • Football | August 17, 2014

    K-State to continue ‘This Family Wears Purple’ promotion

    For the second straight season, K-State will participate in the “This Family Wears Purple” football ticket promotion, a partnership with local and regional retailers that will allow Wildcat fans across the Midwest to purchase from a limited number of specially reserved tickets to the Nov. 1

  • Football | August 17, 2014

    Waters earns nod on Manning Award watch list

    K-State senior quarterback Jake Waters earned his fourth major college football award watch-list honor Thursday, as he was named a candidate for the Manning Award, the Allstate Sugar Bowl announced. Waters, one of 32 quarterbacks nationally and one of four from the Big 12, is up for

  • Football | August 17, 2014

    Finney, Whitehair to lead O-line transition

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    Regardless of who lines up where for the Kansas State offensive line, the goal is to be dominant. In a year of transition for the line, B.J. Finney and Cody Whitehair will anchor the group as it attempts to replace both starting tackles as


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