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  • Football | January 17, 2013

    Michael Smith leaving K-State for Arkansas

    Kansas State has lost another assistant football coach. Longtime assistant and former Wildcat receiver Michael Smith is the second coach to leave Bill Snyder’s staff in the last five days, following Joe Bob Clements’ departure for Oklahoma State. Smith, who coached receivers at K-State,

  • Football | January 16, 2013

    K-State football adds recruit

    The Kansas State football team added a recruit on Tuesday, as Hutchinson Community College outside linebacker De’Vondre Campbell committed to the Wildcats. The 6-foot-5, 225-pound Campbell is a three-star prospect, who reportedly runs a 4.49 40. He chose the Wildcats over Minnesota, Texas, Tennessee and Texas

  • Football | January 13, 2013

    Clements leaving K-State for job at Oklahoma State

    Kansas State assistant coach Joe Bob Clements is leaving Manhattan to coach the defensive line at Oklahoma State, according to a tweet from Cowboys head coach Mike Gundy. “Excited to announce Joe Bob Clements as the new defensive line coach at Oklahoma State,” Gundy tweeted

  • Football | January 09, 2013

    K-State’s Klein, Malone to play in East-West Shrine Game

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    Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein and cornerback Nigel Malone have been selected to play in the 88th East-West Shrine Game, the organization announced Tuesday. The selections mark the 48th and 49th in school history for the annual game, which will be Jan. 19 at Tropicana Field

  • Football | January 06, 2013

    K-State family means a lot to former Wildcat mom

    PHOENIX — Sharon Bates is usually the one doing the traveling. But the past week, while the Wildcats were in her hometown of Phoenix, for the Fiesta Bowl, it was like the K-State family came to her. “It’s exciting,” said Bates, who was dressed in

  • Football | January 04, 2013

    Oregon too much for Wildcats

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    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Oregon needed just 12 seconds. The Ducks, who feature one of the nation’s best offenses, didn’t need that offense to get them on the board first Thursday night at University of Phoenix Stadium. Instead, Oregon returned the opening kickoff of the Fiesta

  • Football | January 04, 2013

    K-State seniors play their final game

    GLENDALE, Ariz. —It was the worst way to go out. With two minutes to play, on Kansas State’s final drive in the Fiesta Bowl, quarterback Collin Klein threw an interception, which became his final play as a Wildcat. The celebrated senior and Heisman Trophy

  • Football | January 03, 2013

    23,000 strong, K-State fans flood Phoenix for pep rally

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    PHOENIX — Perhaps Wyatt Thompson said it best. “Well, Bill Snyder did it again, didn’t he?” Thompson said to more than 23,000 purple-clad fans that pilled into Chase Field on Wednesday afternoon. The home of the Arizona Diamondbacks turned into the home of the Wildcats on

  • Football | January 03, 2013

    Fiesta volunteer is also K-State’s first Super Bowl player

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    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — He just may be the best Kansas State football story you’ve never heard about. Lynn Larson leaned back in his chair. It wasn’t the first time he had told his story this week, and it wouldn’t be his last. His

  • Football | January 03, 2013

    Why the major media may once again be taking KSU lightly

    The Oregon Ducks are a 8-point favorite over K-State in Thursday’s Fiesta Bowl. Media discussion suggests a social parallel: Picture KSU as the stable, reliable girl you want to bring home to your parents, and Oregon is the hot, flashy number in the fancy

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