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  • Football | September 13, 2013

    Like K-State, UMass has its own QB carousel

    Kansas State might be rolling with a two quarterback system, but Massachusetts is still trying to figure out which guy is its best option going forward. Although returning starter Mike Wegzyn was named the Minutemen’s starter before the season, backup AJ Doyle has seen

  • Football | September 11, 2013

    Younger Cantele off to a quick start

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    While Kansas State’s special teams have been exactly that at times already this season, there have also been a couple hiccups along the way as well. But one of the more consistent performers so far for the Wildcats has been new kicker Jack Cantele.

  • Football | September 11, 2013

    Thompson earns Big 12 special teams honor

    Kansas State receiver Tramaine Thompson has been named the Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week following his performance in the Wildcats’ 48-27 victory over Louisiana on Saturday. Thompson, who totaled 234 all-purpose yards against the Ragin’ Cajuns, was also named to the Paul Hornung Award

  • Football | September 11, 2013

    Fans invited to West Stadium Center Open House on Friday

    K-State fans are invited to an open house for the new West Stadium Center, as the new 215,000 square-foot facility will be open to fans from 6-8 p.m. on Friday. The tour will begin outside Gate B, as fans will be directed onto the north

  • Columns |Football | September 10, 2013

    Kinder: Waters’ days numbered as the starter?

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    This really is a good problem to have if you’re Kansas State. The Wildcats have two capable quarterbacks, clearly very different in styles, yet both effective doing what each of them does best. And while Jake Waters will start again Saturday night against UMass,

  • Football | September 09, 2013

    Lockett becoming Waters’ No. 1 target


    Kansas State fans have seen their share of memorable quarterback-wide receiver duos over the years. From Carl Straw connecting with Frank Hernandez for the game-winning touchdown in coach Bill Snyder’s first win, to Ell Roberson hitting James Terry deep to beat Oklahoma in the 2003

  • Football | September 09, 2013

    Nelson dazzles in Packers loss

    It was in a losing effort, but nonetheless, Jordy Nelson opened his sixth season with the Green Bay Packers with a bang. The former Kansas State All-American receiver hauled in seven passes for 130 yards and a touchdown, as the 49ers defeated the Packers 34-28 in

  • Local |Kansas State University |Football | September 08, 2013

    Announcers find Snyder’s revolving QBs a challenge

    Announcer Adam Alexander and color analyst Chris Simms faced an unexpected challenge Saturday night in their description of Kansas State’s 48-27 victory over Louisiana. The challenge involved figuring out explaining Bill Snyder’s revolving use of quarterbacks Jake Waters and Daniel Sams. Among TV

  • Football | September 08, 2013

    K-State gets back on track vs. Cajuns


    Kansas State won the game, but you won’t find Kansas State coach Bill Snyder leading the celebration after this one. Avoiding their first 0-2 start since 1989, the Wildcats eased to a 48-27 victory over Louisiana on Saturday night at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Though

  • Columns |Football | September 08, 2013

    Guggisberg: Wildcats still a work in progress


    As the 48-27 final score against Louisiana indicates, Kansas State improved upon last week’s performance against North Dakota State. But how much better were they? Did the glaring weaknesses in last week’s loss to the Bison really improve that much? The running game

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