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Kansas State hit with technical foul for stupid pregame rule

Before the Kansas State-Kentucky game even started, the KSU Wildcats were already at a disadvantage. Walk-on Brian Rohleder was handed a technical foul after dunking during the warm-ups of the team’s second-round NCAA Tournament game. The actual ‘reason’ for Rohleder’s technical foul is even more bizarre: Official explanation on technical. Rule says you can't dunk...
Via Diehardsport
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas State gives Weber one-year contract extension

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Kansas State basketball coach Bruce Weber has received a one-year contract extension through 2018-19 after leading the Wildcats to 47 wins in his first two seasons -- the most by any coach during that span in school history. Weber led Kansas State to a 20-13 record last season and an NCAA tournament appearance, Weber's second straight and the fifth straight...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas State lets young cancer patient score Spring Game TD

During last year’s spring game at Nebraska, the Huskers made a little boy’s dream come true. Jack Hoffman, then a 7-year-old suffering from cancer, was brought into the contest. Nebraska ran a play and Hoffman dashed into the end zone for a 69-yard touchdown.  Today, Kansas State followed in the Huskers’ footsteps. Kaiden Schroeder is a young boy also suffering from cancer...
Via College Spun
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

The MVP of Kansas State's spring game? 9-year-old Kaiden Schroeder

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- The MVP of Kansas State's 2014 spring football game nailed the handoff but missed the hint. On Friday, the family of Wildcats star defensive end Ryan Mueller called up Jenny Schroeder in McPherson, Kan., to tell the good news: "Operation: Kaiden's Play" was a go. Jenny and Chris Schroeder's son, 9-year-old Kaiden, is battling acute lympocytic...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Spring of Gronk continued at Kansas State

Gronk's offseason exploits often divide Patriots fans. On the one hand, it's kind of fun (and funny) to see Gronk enjoying the offseason like a partying goof. On the other hand, some feel like Gronk enjoying his offseason is an indicator of him not being a professional (personally, I love a good Gronk party story). It seems that Gronk was at Kansas State this week...
Via Ex Pats
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski Parties at Kansas State’s Spring Game (Photos)

It wouldn’t be an offseason if there weren’t a few pictures floating around of Rob Gronkowski attempting to re-enact a scene from The Hangover. The latest Gronk party escapade includes him heading to Kansas State to hang out with his brother Glenn, who is a fullback for the Wildcats. Gronk went to see his brother play in the Spring Game and then capped it off with a fun-filled...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Former K-State QB Sams given release to transfer

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Former quarterback Daniel Sams was granted a conditional release from Kansas State on Tuesday to pursue playing opportunities closer to his home in Slidell, La. The release allows Sams to contact only Football Championship Subdivision schools with the exception of Stephen F. Austin, which plays Kansas State this season. It does not allow the former starting quarterback...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

For whatever reason, Sams and Snyder just couldn't make it work at K-State

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Bill Snyder wanted someone to get the ball in Tyler Lockett's hands. Daniel Sams wanted to play. And ne'er the twain. Thus, we are where we are Tuesday, the apex of a 12-hour cycle in which it was whispered that Sams, the Kansas State platoon-quarterback-turned-wideout, would be leaving the school -- a whisper confirmed this morning by a short news release...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas State finally releases Leticia Romero

One of the biggest stories in college basketball over the past month has been the saga of Leticia Romero, a star guard for Kansas State's women's basketball team. Romero requested a release from the Wildcats after the school fired head coach Deb Patterson, who had recruited her from Spain to Manhattan. She was denied amid tampering accusations aimed at the previous coaching...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

K-State grants release to women's hoops player Romero

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Kansas State has granted a release to women's basketball player Leticia Romero after amending its transfer policy, ending an embarrassing spat that had generated national attention. The school said Tuesday that Romero will be allowed to transfer to any school outside the Big 12 after the Athletics Board of Directors approved the policy change. Romero, who led...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas State’s Daniel Sams has a new home with McNeese State

Reported by Jake Trotter, ESPN, Kansas State’s Daniel Sams is transferring out of the program to play in his home state for McNeese State.  By transferring to an FCS program, Sams will not be required to sit out a year and can play immediately. Sams wanted to leave Kansas State this spring after it became apparent that he would not hold the starting QB spot and that the coaching...
Via NCAA Football Zone
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The Ruins: Mack Brown, The Red River Shootout, Kansas State, and more.

Dancing in the Ruins - The new Big 12 crawling out from the ruins of the old. Domino Dancing.Max Olson looks at the massive upheaval in the college football coaching ranks left in the wake of the resignation of former Texas head coach Mack Brown. Olson claims that 103 coaches were affected by Brown's decision, along with four NFL teams and two high school programs.  (ESPN)...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Kansas State’s Tex Winter, Bruce Weber With Phil Jackson, Derek Fisher

Tex Winter is one of the most brilliant basketball minds of our time. He was the head coach of five different college teams, an assistant for three separate NBA teams, and is credited with teaching the triangle offense to various NBA legends, including Phil Jackson and Michael Jordan. Winter, 92, was an assistant coach for the Chicago Bulls during the 1990s and the Los Angeles Lakers...
Via College Spun
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Collin Klein Will Return To Kansas State, Join Bill Snyder’s Staff

Former Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein is calling it a playing career, and will reportedly return to Manhattan as a member of the Wildcats’ staff. Klein famously led Kansas State to an 11-2 record in 2012, helped the team win its first Big 12 title since 2003, and was a finalist for the Heisman Trophy, ultimately coming in third behind Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel and...
Via College Spun
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Kansas State Quarterback Collin Klein Proves He Has a Good Head on His Shoulders

Former Kansas State Wildcat quarterback Collin Klein is a smart guy. He could feel a little jilted and do nothing but work out and hang by his phone for an NFL team to call or he could prepare for his future off the gridiron.Then there is option C--he could do both.@KWCH12Back in May Klein signed a two-year deal with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. Some guys...
Via FatManWriting
June 25, 2014  |  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

The W-L Game, K-State edition: Could we be talking double-digit victories?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In case Kansas State fans needed any more prompting to get excited about the fall, there's this number: 9.5. As in, the average number of victories a Bill Snyder Wildcat team has recorded when the venerated coach happens to return his leading passer from the previous season. Why hello there, Jake Waters. Now, that's not to say there aren't concerns...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Kansas State football preview

BlueGold Sports.com is pleased to present our own “one-page preview” of each Big 12 football team and WVU’s non-conference opponents in 2014.  Beginning with Baylor University then proceeding alphabetically for each Big 12 team, followed by non-conference opponents, this unique format packs more information about each team onto one single page than many of the more nationally...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Snyder has earned the right to name his successor at K-State

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The running joke is actually more of a limping one: Word in the Flint Hills is that Bill Snyder adapted quickly to his new iPad because, after all, he began his career drawing up plays on tablets. The stone kind. "The age factor, I can't negotiate," Kansas State's venerable football coach, 74 years young -- he'll turn 75 on Oct. 7 -- told...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder admits to eating only one meal per day, Taco Bell

I'm not a nutritionist, but I would venture to say that eating only one meal a day is not optimal.For 74-year-old Bill Snyder, head football coach of the Kansas State Wildcats, eating one meal a day is a way of life. And it is a way of life that often involves stifling his appetite at Taco Bell.From ESPN:“One meal a day is accurate,” Snyder said Wednesday. "It’s not...
Via Bush League Chronicle
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Snyder eats one meal a day, and you’ll be surprised what it is

The stress and strain of being a head football coach at a major college football program has to be draining.  Very long days of coaching during the season, longer travel schedules for recruiting in the offseason.  Kansas State Wildcats head coach Bill Snyder seems unphased, even at 74 years old.  After eschewing lunch, he only has time for one meal a day at the end.  And what...
Via Sports-Kings
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

K-State's Bill Snyder eats one meal a day -- and sometimes Taco Bell is his only option

At 74 years old, you'd probably expect to see Bill Snyder at a Cracker Barrel before Taco Bell anywhere around midnight.  Well that's not how that Wildcat rolls.  It's not that the Kansas State football coach wants to eat Taco Bell every day, and he doesn't, it's simply one of the few options he's got. And while eating at midnight is more commonly referred...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Former K-State O-lineman lands at North Texas

A few months after deciding to leave Kansas State, it appears Aderius Epps has found himself a new college football home. While North Texas has yet to announce his addition to the roster, Epps confirmed to the Denton Chronicle that he will continue his playing career with the Mean Green. The Dallas high school product said a family health issue played a significant role in his...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mizzou to face Arizona in Maui Invitational

LAHAINA, Hawaii -- Missouri will face Arizona in the opening round of the Maui Invitational. Arizona brings back another strong team after just missing the Final Four last season. Purdue will meet Kansas State in the other game in that part of the bracket announced Wednesday. Pittsburgh meets Division II host Chaminade and BYU faces San Diego State in the other bracket of the 31st...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mizzou to face Arizona in Maui Invitational

LAHAINA, Hawaii -- Missouri will face Arizona in the opening round of the Maui Invitational. Arizona brings back another strong team after just missing the Final Four last season. Purdue will meet Kansas State in the other game in that part of the bracket announced Wednesday. Pittsburgh meets Division II host Chaminade and BYU faces San Diego State in the other bracket of the 31st...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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