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K-State Sports - Football

  • Football | January 21, 2016

    K-State football to play Arizona in 2024-25

    Kansas State and Arizona have agreed to a home-and-home series in football. Wildcat athletic director John Currie announced the series Wednesday, with K-State hosting Arizona in 2024 and the series shifting to Tucson in 2025. The two teams have met seven times — the last meeting back in 1978 —

  • Football | January 18, 2016

    K-State commit Shackelford flips to Texas

    Last week, Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder’s made a rare in-person visit to 2016 K-State verbal commit Zach Shackelford to try and fend off the advances of Texas, which was also heavily recruiting the 3-star offensive lineman. But Shackelford flipped his commitment anyway, choosing

  • Football | January 17, 2016

    K-State’s Gronkowski added to Reese’s Senior Bowl roster

    Kansas State junior fullback Glenn Gronkowski, who has graduated from K-State and will forego his senior season to enter the 2016 NFL Draft, has been added to the 2016 Reese’s Senior Bowl roster as a fourth-year junior graduate. Gronkowski is one of two Wildcats to play

  • Football | January 14, 2016

    Big 12 allowed to hold football title game

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    John Currie said a win for the Big 12 is a win for Kansas State. The Big 12 won its fight Wednesday afternoon to play a championship game as early as next season without the previously required 12 members and two divisions during a vote at the annual

  • Football | January 11, 2016

    Bill Snyder to return to K-State for 2016 season

    Hall of Fame football coach Bill Snyder will be back next season. Snyder confirmed Monday through an announcement by Kansas State that he will on the sidelines for the Wildcats for his 25th season. “Following our bowl game against Arkansas, I had a chance to

  • Football | January 10, 2016

    Liberty Bowl sees ratings, economic spike

    While the Liberty Bowl didn’t end the way Kansas State fans were hoping on the field, the game itself was considered a huge boon for the city of Memphis, Tenn., where the game was held. Attendance at the game was 61,136 — a sellout — but millions

  • Football | January 04, 2016

    Gronkowski ready to ‘move on’

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    Glenn Gronkowski is done playing college football. The youngest of five professional athlete brothers, Gronkowski told Sports Illustrated late Saturday that he would forgo his final season at Kansas State and follow in the footsteps of three of his older brothers. “I think it’s

  • Football | January 02, 2016

    Razorbacks too much for Wildcats

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    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Kansas State had been in this position a lot this season — within striking distance at the start of the fourth quarter and in perfect position for a late rally. Down by eight, the Wildcats’ Jordan Willis had just sacked Arkansas quarterback Brandon Allen

  • Football | January 01, 2016

    Snyder, Bielema share close friendship

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    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — At first glance, one would think there is no way these two coaches could have anything remotely in common. One wears suits seemingly every moment he’s not coaching, the other anything he wants, preferably casual and even flip-flops. One says he eats

  • Football | January 01, 2016

    Snyder intends to come back next season, for now

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    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder reiterated Friday that he has no intention for Saturday’s Liberty Bowl to be his final game. Snyder said the same thing a month ago while in New York for this induction into the College Football Hall

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