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K-State Sports - Football

  • Football | August 02, 2015

    Burns’ patience pays off for K-State

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    When Morgan Burns came to Kansas State, he had never played cornerback before. Though he played safety during his prep days at Trinity Academy in Wichita, Burns made a name for himself with his play at running back, while also hauling in medals in sprints

  • Football | July 31, 2015

    K-State adds another OL to 2016 class

    For the second time over the span of a week, the Kansas State football program added an offensive lineman to its 2016 recruiting class. Blake Hickey, a 6-foot-4, 275-pound guard from Godley, Texas, took to Twitter to give his verbal commitment to K-State on Wednesday, calling

  • Football | July 31, 2015

    Reserved seating for first four K-State football games sold out

    With the 2015 football season just over a month away, K-State Athletics officials announced Wednesday that all reserved seating for the first four home games is sold out as the Wildcats close in on a season sellout and run their consecutive sellout streak to 27 games. Additionally,

  • Football | July 29, 2015

    Weber relishes opportunities to play

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    Stanton Weber still remembers the play that could have ended it all before it started. Long before Weber was a senior captain at Kansas State, he was a walk-on from Bishop Miege with a slim chance of ever making it on the field. But history

  • Football |Men's Basketball |Volleyball |Women's Basketball |Track & Field | July 29, 2015

    KSU announces 2016 Athletics Hall of Fame class

    Kansas State Athletics will honor a group of 10 individuals with induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame in January, school officials announced Wednesday. The 2016 Hall of Fame class includes former student-athletes Steve Anson (baseball), Michael Bishop (football), Dawn Cady (volleyball), Martin Gramatica (football), Max Moss (

  • Football | July 27, 2015

    Lockett is Big 12’s top male athlete

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    Tyler Lockett — one of the greatest wide receivers and return specialists in Kansas State history — was named the Big 12 Male Athlete of the Year on Monday, the conference office announced. Lockett is the second Wildcat in the last three years to earn the award, joining

  • Football | July 27, 2015

    Cats add three-star OL commitment

    It’s early, but the Kansas State football program picked up its sixth commitment for the 2016 recruiting class on Saturday. Zach Shackelford — a 6-foot-4, 295 offensive lineman from Belton, Texas — gave his verbal commitment to the Wildcats on Saturday. Shackelford, who is listed as a three-star

  • Football | July 24, 2015

    Currie looking to next phase at Bill Snyder Family Stadium

    While work on the new Vanier Football Complex on the north end of Bill Snyder Family Stadium remains in progress, Kansas State athletic director John Currie is already looking toward the next phase of his master plan for the stadium. Currie announced in a letter

  • Football | July 23, 2015

    New Big 12 contact rule won’t change much

    DALLAS — Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby kicked off the Football Media Days this week by introducing a new rule designd to keep players safe. The rule change is an effort to expand on a national regulation limiting full contact to three days a week during the

  • Football | July 22, 2015

    Barnett ready to anchor Cats’ defense

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    DALLAS — Fair or not, Dante Barnett will always be identified with Kansas State’s 2012 loss to Baylor. With the Wildcats undefeated and ranked No. 1 in the nation, Barnett was thrown into the fire for his first career start after Ty Zimmerman went down with injury.

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