Texas Tech’s rookie head coach Kliff Kingsbury looks like Ryan Gosling and has the charisma and personality of a rock star among fans in Lubbock, Texas. Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder is often compared to a stern, but caring grandfather. It goes without
Matt Wallerstedt loves Kansas State. But unlike many former Wildcat greats, his experience playing and coaching at K-State was marred with something he hates more than anything — losing. Wallerstedt, who grew up in Manhattan and was a star linebacker at Manhattan High, played for K-State
The days of all-offense and no-defense Texas Tech teams seem to be behind the Red Raiders. For years under former coach Mike Leach one could count on two things — a lot of points scored by Texas Tech, and more often than not, a lot of
He’d already done it once before — from the same spot nonetheless. So why not go for it again? Though Kansas State kicker Jack Cantele didn’t make the 51-yard field goal try last Saturday against Iowa State, it wasn’t from a lack of
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
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