K-State Sports - Football

  • Football | December 14, 2012

    The Dev Nelson Press Box was more than just a place to watch, write about football

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    On Sept. 4, 1993, Kansas State lined up at noon to play New Mexico State in an otherwise run-of-the-mill college football game. Nobody around the country much cared—two perennial doormats knocking heads in flyover country. For folks who bothered to make it to Manhattan on that

  • Columns |Football | December 14, 2012

    Seaton: The high-fives, the giddiness: Why I’ll miss the Dev Nelson Press Box

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    Fans get pretty emotionally attached to their particular seats in college sports stadiums. Mine happened to be behind glass. For 17 autumns, I watched nearly every home K-State football game from inside the Dev Nelson Press Box. For some, I was working, banging out stories from

  • Football | December 14, 2012

    K-State lands top junior college QB

    The Kansas State football team had a big day in recruiting on Thursday, part of a big week overall. The Wildcats picked up four commitments on Thursday, bringing their total to five on the week. The day started with Iowa Western quarterback Jake Waters, the

  • Football | December 13, 2012

    K-State’s Harper to play in Senior Bowl

    Kansas State senior wide receiver Chris Harper has been selected to participate in the 2013 Senior Bowl and will play for the North squad in the annual collegiate all-star game. The Senior Bowl is set to be played at 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 26, 2013, at Ladd-Peebles

  • Football | December 13, 2012

    Waters, Nash chose K-State

    The Kansas State football team got two commitments from Iowa Western players on Thursday. Quarterback Jake Waters, defensive end Devon Nash announced commitments to the Wildcats. Defensive back Travis Green committed earlier this week. Iowa Western won the junior college national championship this season, beating

  • Football | December 09, 2012

    Klein finishes third for Heisman

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    NEW YORK — Often, moral victories don’t seem to count for much in college football. But that was different on Saturday night, as Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein finished third in the voting for the Heisman Trophy, announced at the Best Buy Theater in Times

  • Football | December 08, 2012

    Klein finishes third for Heisman, Manziel wins

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    NEW YORK — Often, moral victories don’t seem to count for much in college football. But that was different on Saturday night, as Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein finished third in the voting for the Heisman Trophy, announced at the Best Buy Theater in Times

  • Columns |Football | December 07, 2012

    Kinder: QB, coach needed each other to win

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    NEW YORK — What makes Collin Klein great isn’t always what he does on the football field. It’s easy to get caught up in all his touchdowns, often bouncing off defenders like a pinball on his way to the end zone time after time

  • Football | December 07, 2012

    Wildcat fans are winning the Ticket Sales Bowl

    K-State football fans have already snapped up their allotment of tickets for the upcoming Fiesta Bowl, according to accounts out of Eugene, Oregon. KVAL news, based in Eugene, reports that the University of Oregon has yet to sell their allotment of 17,500 tickets. Meanwhile, “Kansas State

  • Football | December 05, 2012

    Klein shares Heisman with teammates

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    Collin Klein was really no different than any other kid. Most young athletes hope to play in college someday, maybe even professionally, or perhaps even win the Heisman Trophy. “If you were to interview 10 kids playing football on the playground when they are young, they


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