Texas coach Charlie Strong traveled into uncharted waters for his coaching career on Saturday. For the first time in his 61 games as a head coach at the Division-I level, Strong was shut out, his Longhorns losing to Kansas State 23-0. A Texas offense that had
When Charlie Strong came from Louisville to replace longtime head coach Mack Brown at the University of Texas last year, he was known for his defense. Before his first head-coaching job four years ago, Strong worked for guys like Urban Meyer and Lou Holtz as
Jake Waters can’t walk on water, but the Kansas State quarterback has done more than enough to impress his head coach, teammates and opponents in the first half of the football season. The senior is a big reason, maybe the biggest, why the 11th-ranked
Last season, Dylan Schellenberg was thrown in the mix when Ty Zimmerman suffered a late-season injury. Schellenberg was a little-known junior college transfer who was in his second year in the program when he replaced Kansas State’s staple of the secondary in the last
Kansas State coach Bill Snyder could be headed to the College Football Hall of Fame sooner, rather than later. Snyder is among 81 coaches and players up for election to the Hall of Fame, as announced late Wednesday morning by the National Football Foundation. The class,
Kansas State coach Bill Snyder says Tyrone Swoopes has come a long way since being named Texas’ starting quarterback in Week 2 this season. The big sophomore, after all, has had to learn on the fly for the Longhorns, who went into the year hoping David
If Jonathan Truman was allowed to play a little bit longer Saturday he might have had as many tackles as his hometown has residents. OK, so that’s a stretch, slightly. But the Kechi native was a one-man wrecking crew, nonetheless, during Kansas State’s 31
Former Riley County standout Jordy Nelson added another touchdown to his season total as the Green Bay Packers put a 38-17 beat down on the Carolina Panthers. Nelson caught four passes for 80 yards and a touchdown, bringing his season total to six in seven games.
Kansas State’s home game this Saturday with the Texas Longhorns will air on ESPN, beginning at 11 a.m. It will be the first two straight home games for the Wildcats, who host Oklahoma State on Oct. 25. The game time for the OSU game has
NORMAN, Okla. — It’s funny how things work out sometimes. Kansas State was reeling just a few weeks ago from a home loss to Auburn — a game the Wildcats felt they should have won. Three missed field goals and a dropped touchdown pass sank the
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