K-State Sports - Football

  • Football | October 21, 2013

    Gronkowski settling into Cats’ offense

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    Glenn Gronkowski is as shocked as anybody when he thinks of Kansas State’s 2-4 overall record and 0-3 start to the Big 12. But things are coming together for the Wildcats’ redshirt-freshman fullback — even though the season hasn’t gone the way he or his

  • Football | October 20, 2013

    Cats looking forward to second half

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    Kansas State has approached this bye week with cautious optimism, a feeling that mistakes that have plagued the Wildcats much of the season are finally getting corrected. Even with a more positive outlook on life, the Wildcats are still in an uncomfortable position — owning a 2

  • Football | October 18, 2013

    Chris Harper cut by 49ers

    Former Kansas State wide receiver Chris Harper was waived by the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday. Harper, who was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks and released during training camp, has been inactive since signing with the 49ers.

  • Football | October 16, 2013

    Many ups and downs for Cats’ QBs

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    Daniel Sams has had perhaps the best two-game stretch by a Kansas State quarterback running the ball in school history. And yet the Wildcats are in the middle of a three-game losing streak and facing a harsh reality of possibly not making a bowl game

  • Football | October 15, 2013

    Bears’ WR suspended for hit on Daily

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    Kansas State coach Bill Snyder didn’t say anything and didn’t need to say anything Saturday. It was clear what he thought about the violent unflagged hit Baylor’s Corey Coleman delivered to Wildcat cornerback Kip Daily. Visibly upset, Snyder chose his words wisely,

  • Football | October 15, 2013

    Mastrud understands Freeman’s NFL plight

    KANSAS CITY, Mo — Oakland Raiders’ tight end Jeron Mastrud understands newly signed Minnesota Vikings quarterback Josh Freeman’s plight. Not many know Freeman as well as Mastrud. They shared an off-campus apartment in Manhattan during their playing days for the Kansas State Wildcats (2006-08). Freeman,

  • Football | October 14, 2013

    Wildcats trying to save their season

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    Travis Britz was fuming. The Kansas State defensive tackle had just endured 60 minutes of trying to keep the nation’s most prolific offense in check long enough for his Wildcats to snatch a victory from 15th-ranked Baylor on Saturday. But, like the previous two games

  • Football | October 14, 2013

    Sams ranked among best in QB rating

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    Despite the 2-4 start for Kansas State’s football team, one of its two quarterbacks is drawing big numbers in ESPN’s Total Quarterback Rating. According to ESPN, Sams ranks eighth in adjusted Total QBR, a stat which gained recognition when the network applied it

  • Football | October 14, 2013

    Nelson’s TD bolsters Packers

    Green Bay wide receiver Jordy Nelson had the Packers lone touchdown in a day filled with field goals against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. Nelson caught a 64-yard pass near the end of the third quarter to give Green Bay a 16-3 lead on a

  • Football | October 13, 2013

    Bears survive upset-minded K-State

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    Daniel Sams made play after play Saturday, but unfortunately for Kansas State, the game came down to just one — another fourth-quarter interception thrown by the sophomore quarterback to seal a 35-25 loss to the 15th-ranked Baylor Bears at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Sams rushed for


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