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K-State Sports - Football

  • Football | November 29, 2015

    Wildcats ride first-quarter wave to rout

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    LAWRENCE — Bill Snyder wanted his team to get off to a better start. He got that and more on Saturday, as Kansas State used a pair of early special teams plays to set the tone for another blowout victory over rival Kansas, cruising to a 45

  • Football | November 28, 2015

    Burns stays hot with strong performance

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    LAWRENCE — Playing the cornerback position, Kansas State’s Morgan Burns doesn’t get many chances to deliver vicious hits like his teammates at the safety and linebacker spots. So when Burns came rushing off the edge and saw Kansas punter Matthew Wyman scrambling to pick

  • Football | November 28, 2015

    K-State could still go to a bowl at 5-7

    OK, maybe there are too many bowls. Losses by Kentucky, Minnesota, Illinois and others on Saturday meant there will not be enough six-win teams with .500 records to fill a record 40 bowls. At least two teams with a 5-7 record will be in the postseason, and

  • Football | November 27, 2015

    Win over ISU has Cats feeling confident again

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    Since head coach Bill Snyder returned to the Kansas State sidelines in 2009, only one occurrence of the Sunflower Showdown has resulted in a reasonably close football game. That game was in 2009 — Snyder’s first year back — when K-State beat the Jayhawks 17-10 in former head

  • Football | November 27, 2015

    Burns keeps Cats’ return legacy alive

    Tyler Lockett and David Allen are two names well known for their abilities on the football field at Kansas State, and not just on offense. Lockett was also an accomplished kick and punt returner and Allen a punt returner. But they’re just two great

  • Football | November 25, 2015

    Adams makes most of his opportunity

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    It’s OK if you don’t know who Kendall Adams is just yet. The redshirt freshman is one of many new faces to rotate through Kansas State’s beat-up secondary this season. While Adams isn’t without his share of youthful mistakes, the safety

  • Football | November 25, 2015

    K-State’s 2016 football schedule finalized

    Big 12 matchups in Bill Snyder Family Stadium with Texas Tech, Texas, Oklahoma State and KU, and the season opener at Stanford, highlight the Kansas State’s complete 12-game 2016 football schedule that was released Tuesday. With six home games and two in-season bye weeks, the Wildcats

  • Football | November 23, 2015

    5-7 football teams could go bowling this year

    The NCAA football oversight committee is expected this week to provide guidelines for matching bowls with sub.-500 teams if there are not enough bowl-eligible squads to fill the record 80 postseason spots available this year. Bowl officials are hoping the committee, which is led by

  • Football | November 23, 2015

    Rhoads fired at Iowa State

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    AMES, Iowa — Paul Rhoads was one of the most popular coaches at Iowa State. He just didn’t win enough to keep his job. Iowa State said that athletic director Jamie Pollard told Rhoads on Sunday that he’s out after seven seasons. Rhoads went 32

  • Football | November 23, 2015

    Burns earns 2nd straight Big 12 honor

    Kansas State senior kick returner Morgan Burns picked up his second consecutive Big 12 weekly honor on Monday, as he was again named the Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week following his performance in K-State’s thrilling 38-35 victory over Iowa State on Saturday. It

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