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  • Football | October 05, 2014

    Sexton established as No. 2 receiver

    Make no mistake, Kansas State All-America receiver Tyler Lockett is quarterback Jake Waters’ No. 1 target. Since his arrival from Iowa Western Community College in 2013, Waters has had a special chemistry with Lockett, who has established himself as one of K-State’s all-time best receivers, if

  • Football | October 03, 2014

    Big 12 TD leader ready for anything out of Wildcat


    It was the obvious question, but it took a huddled group of reporters almost 10 minutes to ask it. When might Charles Jones, Kansas State’s running back and Wildcat formation aficionado, throw a pass? “It’s pretty funny to me, because that’s the question

  • Football | October 03, 2014

    Wildcats’ defense ready for Red Raiders’ passing attack

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    Through the first four games only Baylor has been better on defense than Kansas State in the Big 12. Ranking 18th nationally in total defense, the Wildcats have been even better against the run — checking in at No. 13 with 90 rushing yards allowed per game. And that

  • Football | October 02, 2014

    Young McCrane gets opportunity to win kicker job

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    With less than four minutes to play against Auburn, Kansas State coach Bill Snyder made a switch at kicker. Normally reliable Jack Cantele was struggling — he had already missed field goal tries of 41, 42 and 22 yards. Matthew McCrane trotted out to the field for his first-career

  • Football | October 01, 2014

    Truman finds perfection through adversity


    Jonathan Truman didn’t need anyone to tell him what to do. He already knew what he was doing wasn’t good enough. He had to be better. The Kansas State senior clearly wasn’t at his best in Week 2 at Iowa State when he

  • Columns |Football | September 29, 2014

    Kinder: No benefit to dumping Weis right now

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    I don’t imagine it’s ever an easy decision to fire a coach, especially during the season like Charlie Weis was on Sunday. But nonetheless, that’s what Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger felt was necessary after the Jayhawks’ 2-2 start to the season

  • Football | September 29, 2014

    Weis fired 4 games into third season


    LAWRENCE — Charlie Weis arrived at Kansas full of bravado, promising dramatic changes within the long-suffering program. Players were dismissed, offenses and defenses were scrapped. Assistant coaches were hired, fired or simply reassigned. In the end, the one thing that needed to change —  on-field results —&

  • Football | September 29, 2014

    League honors Lockett

    Kansas State wide receiver Tyler Lockett was honored for his efforts in the return game on Saturday against UTEP, as he was named the Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday. Lockett’s designation was the third for the Wildcats

  • Football | September 29, 2014

    Nelson scores 2 TDs in Packers’ win

    Jordy Nelson was once again a big part of the Green Bay offense Sunday, finishing with 10 catches for 108 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Nelson is rewarding the Packers for extending his contract this offseason, as he now leads the NFL in receiving yardage through

  • Football | September 28, 2014

    Lockett races into end zone on punt return

    It seems impossible, but Tyler Lockett did something he’s never done in a Kansas State uniform on Saturday. With the Wildcats leading Texas-El Paso 17-0 in the second quarter, Lockett fielded a line-drive punt and took it 58 yards for his first-career punt return touchdown

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