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K-State Sports - Football

  • Football | January 01, 2015

    Walk-on program fueling Wildcats’ success

    SAN ANTONIO — Ryan Mueller, Jonathan Truman, B.J. Finney and Randall Evans will all be playing their final game for Kansas State on Friday when the 11th-ranked Wildcats meet No. 14 UCLA in the Alamo Bowl. The senior foursome has much in common — besides each of

  • Football | December 31, 2014

    K-State trio looks for win over UCLA in final game

    SAN ANTONIO — After 236 receptions and more than 3,500 yards and 27 touchdowns, everyone knows Tyler Lockett is Kansas State’s biggest target offensively. Defenses scout Lockett, try to find his weaknesses, try to contain him and try to keep the ball out his hands. But in reality,

  • Football | December 30, 2014

    K-State set to tackle Bruins’ balanced offense

    SAN ANTONIO — As is the case with almost every prolific offense, UCLA’s quarterback gets most of the attention. Brett Hundley certainly has the numbers to back it up with more than 3,000 yards and 21 touchdowns passing, while completing better than 70 percent of his attempts for

  • Football | December 30, 2014

    Nate Jackson to get start at safety

    SAN ANTONIO — Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder always uses the extended practice time leading up to the bowl game to get younger players ready for the next year. Though that was certainly the case this past month as well, the extra practice time took

  • Football | December 30, 2014

    Barnett lets loose on dropped picks


    SAN ANTONIO — Dante Barnett will gladly take the three interceptions he had this season. But Kansas State’s junior safety knows he should have had more — a lot more. By Ryan Mueller’s count, Barnett should have reeled in 25 interceptions. “As many times as he

  • Football | December 29, 2014

    Mueller grows into team leader

    Ryan Mueller could’ve taken the easy road, but he wanted more. With a selection of smaller schools on the Leawood native’s radar, he chose to walk-on at Kansas State. Four years later, he’s the first K-State defensive lineman to earn back-to-back First

  • Football | December 28, 2014

    Finney looking to leave legacy at K-State


    In a program that preaches consistency and constant improvement, Kansas State center B.J. Finney was a natural fit from the very beginning. Coaches and teammates laud the senior for both his leadership abilities and his talent as a blocker, which are both things he’

  • Football |Men's Basketball |Women's Basketball |Baseball |Equestrian |Manhattan High School | December 28, 2014

    The Mercury’s top sports stories of 2014

    Lockett has record-breaking year Tyler Lockett could arguably be the best football player in Kansas State history. The wide receiver certainly has the numbers to make the case, especially after a record-breaking senior season in which the youngest of the Lockett family to wear purple

  • Football | December 24, 2014

    Cats say bowl win a lift for next year

    Kansas State’s win over Michigan in last season’s Buffalo Wings Bowl is still being felt by the Wildcats today — and a big reason why K-State players say they’re in position to finish this year with 10 wins. “Winning a bowl game can help

  • Football | December 23, 2014

    Finney accepts invite to East-West game

    Kansas State senior center B.J. Finney will participate in the 90th East-West Shrine Game on Jan. 17, 2015, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. The game will begin at 3 p.m. and be televised by the NFL Network. Finney, who has started all 51 career games

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