Football coaches work long hours and often have to deal with lofty, sometimes unrealistic expectations. It’s a ‘what have you done for me lately,’ kind of profession, and the brutal hours that come with it are almost necessary to stay ahead of the game.
KANSAS CITY, Mo — Justin Tuggle remembers walking the sidelines of the Georgia Dome as a toddler, watching his dad, former Atlanta Falcons star linebacker Jessie Tuggle, perform at an optimum level in the National Football League. “I was always around football, around the Falcons, watching
Kansas State defensive end Ryan Mueller was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week on Monday, following the Wildcats’ 41-7 win over Iowa State on Saturday . Mueller collected seven tackles and one sack against the Cyclones. The junior leads the Big 12 with seven sacks
Staff reports Bryce Brown got into the action for the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, while their quarterback was busy throwing seven touchdown passes. The short-lived Wildcat running back rushed seven times for 54 yards and caught one pass from Nick Foles for 6 yards as the Eagles
You can’t win if you can’t score. Kansas State kept Iowa State off the scoreboard for the first 56 minutes of the game Saturday — riding its most dominant defensive performance of the season to a 41-7 rout of the Cyclones at Bill Snyder Family
With the clock winding down in the first half and Kansas State looking to add one more score before halftime, Daniel Sams tossed up a pass hoping somebody would make a play. Sams was flushed from the pocket, ran to his right and then he
When Kansas State and Iowa State get together for a football game, it’s probably going to godown to the wire. At least that’s how it’s been the last five times the teams have met — all Wildcats’ wins — with the game being decided
Strong defenses helped carry the dominant Kansas State football teams for nearly a decade in Bill Snyder’s first tenure as head coach. And while this season’s defense has a long way to go before it joins the ranks of K-State’s all-time best,
In the last two weeks, the Iowa State football team has been outscored 129-34 in a pair of blowout losses. Sporting just one win through seven games, most wouldn’t think the Cyclones present much of a threat when they make the trip to Bill
Daniel Sams has played some good football this season. And so has Jake Waters. But neither Kansas State quarterback has played a complete game yet, something Wildcat coach Bill Snyder said has to happen down the stretch, especially as K-State continues to chase bowl eligibility.
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