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Week 4 Game of the Week Preview: #5 Auburn @ #20 Kansas State

Week four of the college football season is here and it starts with a bang on Thursday night. It’s very rare that the game of the week takes place on a Thursday night to start the weekend off, but that’s what we have this week.The number five Auburn Tigers travel to Manhattan, Kansas to face the number 20 Kansas State Wildcats. This has been one of the most anticipated nonconference...
Via Football Nation
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

College Football Top 25 Upset Alerts: Week 4

Here are four match-ups for week 4 to keep an eye on that might be a lot closer than you think:  4.  No. 5 Auburn @ No. 22 Kansas State Jonathan Ford photo by AP Photo, Jake Waters photo by USA Today No. 5 Auburn faces their biggest challenge yet as they go into Bill Snyder Family Stadium to take on the 20th ranked Kansas State Wildcats in what might be the biggest game in the...
Via Down and Distance
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can Auburn and Alabama avoid upsets? Week 4 SEC Preview

THURSDAY NIGHT Auburn (2-0) at Kansas State (2-0) God, I'm excited about this game. Both teams come in off a rest-week, with Auburn probably looking better than KSU to start the season. Nick Marshall's certainly excited more people than Jake Waters, Kansas State's dual-threat QB, but we would urge you to ignore Waters at your peril. He's the sort of player who can...
Via SEC Football Blog
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Clemson’s Offense, Jake Waters, and Other Things To Watch For in Week 4

Here’s a list of things to pay attention to on the gridiron this weekend: Believe it or not, the key to the Clemson – Florida State game has nothing to do with Jameis Winston: it’s the Tiger offense. In order to pull out a “W,” Dabo Swinney’s team must keep the sticks moving early on in the contest, if it plans to stay in the game. Otherwise, the Seminoles will wear...
Via Bloguin Best
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

QBs share spotlight when Auburn visits K-State

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) In many ways, the direction of Kansas State and Auburn the past couple of seasons has been shaped by a surprising decision that Jake Waters made nearly two years ago. The Wildcats were about to lose senior Heisman Trophy candidate Collin Klein, and coach Bill Snyder wanted to land a junior college quarterback who had a similar dual-threat skillset. Waters was...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn-Kansas State: Are The Tigers Ready For The Wildcats’ Best Punch?

The college football season is about to shift into full-time conference competition across the country, but on Thursday, Auburn and Kansas State will add one more intersectional encounter to the September slate. This is precisely the kind of clash college football needs to witness on a more regular basis. Two teams are taking a huge risk instead of retreating into the safety of Cupcake...
Via The Student Section
2 days ago  |  Discuss

College Football Preseason Top 25: #19 Kansas State Wildcats

Overview: The improvement of QB Jake Waters was the catalyst of the impressive turnaround the Wildcats orchestrated in the second half of last season, and he saved his best for last, torching Michigan in a 31-14 rout (that wasn’t that close) in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl. He figures to be even better this season, and he’ll have one of the most underrated freshmen in the country...
Via Standing O Sports
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

K-State Football: A tale of two quarterbacks

In the Wildcats last season, junior Daniel Sams and senior Jake Waters competed every week to claim the quarterback position. At the season’s conclusion, Waters had edged Sams out. If there had been any doubt as to which player had locked-in the spot, Waters’ display in the post-season Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl game against Michigan solidified it. Waters will continue to perfect...
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas State dominates Michigan in Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl

It's often said that winning a bowl game can be a catapult for positive momentum heading into the following season. If that is indeed the case, then Kansas State has plenty to look forward to following a dominating 31-14 victory over Michigan in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl. Kansas State led from the start putting together two impressive scoring drives to open the game while the...
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Jake Waters wins quarterback battle at Kansas State

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...
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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