K-State Sports - Football

  • Football | December 02, 2012

    Hubert scores three TDs to key run game

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    Kansas State’s John Hubert doesn’t get to be the hero often. The junior has had a solid all-around season, racking up 892 yards despite typically playing second fiddle to Collin Klein’s quarterback rushing game. Playing alongside Klein, Hubert doesn’t usually get to

  • Football | November 30, 2012

    Those who know Collin Klein the best share his story

    LOVELAND, Colo. — John Poovey looks every bit the high school football coach he is. A tall man with a slight hitch in his step, perhaps from his own playing days, and a firm handshake, Poovey exudes toughness. But when asked what it would mean to

  • Football | November 30, 2012

    Cats come full circle on senior night

    Saturday’s clash with No. 23 Texas has plenty on the line for the Kansas State football team. The implications for K-State’s postseason and league championship have taken the forefront in what is typically an important game no matter what the team’s record is.

  • Football | November 30, 2012

    Brown, Harper share special bond

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    Receiver Chris Harper and linebacker Arthur Brown share common roots in Wichita, but each took a different path to Kansas State’s senior night on Saturday. The K-State senior receiver will always be intertwined with the story of his defensive teammate Brown. But it’ll

  • Football | November 29, 2012

    Klein named a finalist for Camp, Manning Awards

    Kansas State senior quarterback Collin Klein added two more accolades Wednesday, as he was named a finalist for both the Walter Camp Player of the Year Award and the Manning Award. Klein is one of five finalists for the Walter Camp Award, which is voted

  • Football | November 28, 2012

    Snyder favors a conference title game

    A win over Texas on Saturday night and sixth-ranked Kansas State can claim the Big 12 title and automatic berth into the Fiesta Bowl. That’s without playing in an actual league title game. Yet, K-State coach Bill Snyder said he still favors a 12-team league

  • Football | November 28, 2012

    Klein’s focus on his team, not Heisman

    Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein has slipped in recent weeks in the Heisman race, behind Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel, who broke the SEC record for total offense last Saturday against Missouri. The reason for Klein’s fall stems from the Wildcats’ loss

  • Football | November 27, 2012

    No. 6 Wildcats know what’s at stake

    Now more than a week since Kansas State had its national title game hopes dashed by Baylor, the Wildcats are focused on the importance of their final regular season game this Saturday night against Texas. Not only will it be the final time for a

  • Columns |Football | November 26, 2012

    Kinder: The case for Klein and against Johnny Football

    Long before he became the face of band-aids and bloody elbows, Collin Klein was just another quarterback earning his first-career start. Little was known about the clean-cut, fresh-faced Ron Prince recruit from Loveland, Colo., but on this night three years ago, the sophomore not only

  • Football | November 26, 2012

    Freeman falls short, Nelson scores TD in loss

    Former Kansas State quarterback Josh Freeman couldn’t keep things rolling for the recently hot Tampa Bay Buccaneers, as they lost to the Atlanta Falcons in a tight, 24-23 game. Freeman finished 19-of-30 passing for 256 yards and no touchdowns. Jordy Nelson got things going on

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