Friday, June 24, 2016

K-State Sports - Football

  • Football | April 13, 2016

    K-State building depth at linebacker


    Charmeachealle Moore almost walked away from football. The Kansas State linebacker missed all but one game of the 2014 season after being diagnosed with a brain tumor. And while he was finally back on the field last season, he again nearly gave up after being dealt

  • Football | April 10, 2016

    Ertz trying to win QB job again


    Jesse Ertz’s first-career start was over just as soon as it started. The junior quarterback tore the ACL in his right knee on the first play of the season last year and knew nearly immediately that he was done. “I had a pretty good

  • Football | April 06, 2016

    Cats look for improvement this spring


    The Kansas State football team is looking to pick up some of the pieces this spring from a difficult 6-7 season this last fall. K-State battled injuries and late-game disappointments last season, finishing the year with a 22-point loss in the Liberty Bowl to Arkansas

  • Football | March 31, 2016

    K-State opens spring practice

    The first on-field preparations for the 2016 football season began Wednesday afternoon, as Kansas State hit the field for the first of 14 practices leading up to the Purple/White Spring Game later in April. Beginning Wednesday, K-State will practice each Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday over

  • Football | March 26, 2016

    Ex-KSU safety struggles to keep mind right after football

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    DANVILLE, Calif. — Jarrod Cooper has every right to despise football. Playing the game for almost half his life has left the former Kansas State safety dealing with severe migraines, depression, seizures and cognitive dysfunctions associated with multiple concussions from the sport he still loves. Cooper’

  • Football | March 24, 2016

    K-State football names 2016 player representatives

    Kansas State head football coach Bill Snyder named the 12 members of the team that will serve as player representatives for the 2016 season, in an announcement Wednesday. Dante Barnett, Deante Burton, Jesse Ertz, Joe Hubener, Charles Jones, Elijah Lee, Matthew McCrane, Dalton Risner, Trent Tanking, Dayton

  • Football | March 15, 2016

    BSFS finalist for top facility award

    Bill Snyder Family Stadium, transformed by more than $180 million in privately funded enhancements since 2011, is one of five facilities nationwide and two from intercollegiate athletics to be named a finalist for the prestigious 2016 Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year Award, the publication announced

  • Football | March 08, 2016

    K-State football to host summer camps

    Kansas State head football coach Bill Snyder and the Wildcat coaching staff have announced five football camps during the summer months for players of all ages. Kicking off the 2016 summer events will be the 7-on-7 and 5-on-5 Shootout for high school teams on June 4, followed

  • Football | February 25, 2016

    Theede gift pushes stadium project toward finish line


    As construction continues on the latest Bill Snyder Family Stadium project, Kansas State President Kirk Schulz and athletic director John Currie announced Thursday a major $2.9 million gift from long-time supporters Steve and Kay Theede. The gift will benefit both Phase IIIB of the stadium’s

  • Football | February 25, 2016

    Laying it on the line: Blockers scrutinized as ever at Combine

    Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Tony Romo. Andrew Luck. Joe Flacco. Andy Dalton. Ben Roethlisberger. They’re all quarterbacks who have either won a championship or been picked for multiple Pro Bowls. They’re also guys who missed four games or more in 2015. The importance of keeping

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