Found August 26, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Jake Waters
Of all the coaches you would least expect to break the “we’re not naming a starting quarterback until he runs on the field” mold, Bill Snyder would probably top your list. But that was exactly what he did during Mondays Big 12 coaches conference. Snyder announced that junior college transfer, Jake Waters, would be the first guy under center when the Wildcats open against North Dakota State on Friday night. “Jake Waters will be our starter. Jake just displayed more consistency in all the areas we have talked about,” Snyder announced. “In terms of managing the offense and being able…

Report: Jake Waters Wins Starting QB Job For Kansas State

Kansas State fans, the wait is over. Coach Bill Snyder has officially named a starting quarterback for this Friday’s opener against NDSU, selecting junior college transfer Jake Waters. Waters beat out sophomore Daniel Sams for the nod.     Waters faces the tall task of replacing Collin Klein, who led the Wildcats to an 11-2 record last season while being named one of the Heisman...

Kansas State Picks Jake Waters to Start at Quarterback

Kansas State coach Bill Snyder isn’t a fan of releasing a depth chart, but he did provide one crucial bit of information for Saturday’s...

K-State's Snyder names a starting QB: It's Jake Waters

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- This time, Bill Snyder went with the arm over the legs. And, as always, he's trusting his gut. The longtime Kansas State football coach today named Jake Waters as his starting quarterback for the Wildcats' season opener Friday night against North Dakota State, which will be televised nationally on FOX Sports 1. Snyder said Waters, a junior college transfer...

K-State to use 2 quarterbacks in season opener

Jake Waters broke Cam Newton's junior college record for completion percentage last season. This year, he'll start his FBS career as Kansas State's starting quarterback. Wildcats coach Bill Snyder named Waters the winner of K-State's quarterback derby, but noted that sophomore Daniel Sams will also play in the Wildcats' season opener on Friday against North...

Fire? Poise? Wheels? K-State's Waters ticks off all the boxes -- and ticks off his foes

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Feisty? You dig feisty? Jake Waters once got a defender so angry that the guy ran over, hauled off and punched him after the play was over. True story. It's November 2007, during the Iowa Class 1-A state football semifinals, and the new starting quarterback at Kansas State is a 5-foot-10 sophomore signal-caller with Council Bluffs St. Albert High School, running...

Waters takes on leadership role for K-State

(Eds: Updates.) By ADAM SUDERMAN Associated Press Jake Waters and Daniel Sams competed throughout spring for the starting quarterback job at Kansas State. They kept competing during the summer, too, and right into fall. They'll still be competing even after the Wildcats open their season Friday night against North Dakota State, even though it will be Waters taking the first...
Wildcats News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.