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K-State Sports - Football

  • Football | January 14, 2016

    Big 12 allowed to hold football title game


    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’


    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


    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

  • Football | December 31, 2015

    Cats find depth through injuries in secondary

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Morgan Burns may be an All-America kick returner this season, but another moniker he’s earned that doesn’t come with a trophy is Kansas State’s ironman in the secondary. The senior cornerback is the last man standing in the Wildcats’ beat-up

  • Football | December 30, 2015

    Healthy Stiverson wants positive ending to career

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Boston Stiverson feels very fortunate. The Kansas State senior stood in the corner of the media banquet room Wednesday evening answering questions about the Wildcats’ upcoming bowl game — nearly a year to the day since suffering the worst injury of his career. Stiverson,

  • Football | December 30, 2015

    Arkansas ‘very aware’ of Wildcats’ Kody Cook

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Even just a year ago, many Kansas State fans probably couldn’t tell you much about Kody Cook. After all, Cook was merely a reserve wide receiver that began his career at K-State as a walk-on from Hutchinson Community College. Today, he’s

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