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College GameDay Will Head To Waco This Saturday For The Big 12 Showdown Between Baylor And Kansas State

This Saturday is a huge day for Baylor football. The Bears have fought and clawed all season long to get into the final spot in the College Football Playoff, and while the squad has been close, it hasn’t done enough to make it in. Art Briles’ team has been criticized for not playing a tough enough schedule, but on Saturday, the Bears will face one of their biggest tests of the...
Via College Spun
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 9 K-State remembers lesson learned at Baylor

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- The brutal defeat that Kansas State endured two years ago at Baylor is not in the back of the Wildcats' minds. More like front and center, every day of every week. They were barreling toward an undefeated regular season with only the Bears and struggling Texas standing in the way of the BCS title game. They had a Heisman Trophy front-runner in Collin Klein at quarterback...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

College GameDay chooses Kansas State-Baylor and the Big 12 on Championship Weekend

College football is a sport made for — and by — upsets, especially late in the season. Last year, Auburn upset Alabama, preventing what felt like an inevitable clash between the Crimson Tide and Florida State for the last BCS championship. Two years ago, Oregon lost to Stanford late in the season, enabling Alabama to face Notre Dame for the BCS title. Also two years ago, another...
Via Awful Announcing
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

The Big 12 And the Conference Championship Game Problem

The news broke on Monday that Baylor has hired a PR firm to help make the Bears’ case for the College Football Playoff. It’s hard to deny the notion that Baylor is worried that a possible Big 12 championship — which would be claimed with a win over Kansas State this weekend — won’t mean enough to the College Football Playoff Selection Committee. Does this mean the Big 12′s...
Via The Student Section
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona rises to No. 7 in College Football Playoff rankings

Arizona moved up to No. 7 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings, released Tuesday night, giving the Wildcats an outside chance of cracking the top four and playing in the first College Football Playoff. The Wildcats' five-spot jump to seventh sets up a possible play-in game in Santa Clara, Calif., on Friday night. The Wildcats already have beaten Oregon in Eugene and could...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona rises to No. 7 in College Football Playoff rankings

Arizona moved up to No. 7 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings, released Tuesday night, giving the Wildcats an outside chance of cracking the top four and playing in the first College Football Playoff. The Wildcats' five-spot jump to seventh sets up a possible play-in game in Santa Clara, Calif., on Friday night. The Wildcats already have beaten Oregon in Eugene and could...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Commitee needs a Kansas State win

The journalistic rule is: No cheering in the press box. If you are a member of the 12 member College Football Playoff Selection Committee you are excused this week if you cheer long and loud for Kansas State in its…Read more →
Via A Jersey Guy
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 9 K-State heads to Baylor trying to make history

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- When B.J. Finney stepped to the line of scrimmage on Sept. 3, 2011, against Eastern Kentucky, Kansas State's football program was still in disarray. The Wildcats had been to three bowl games the previous eight seasons. They won a Big 12 title in 2003 but hadn't won more eight games or more since then. Their coach, Bill Snyder, had retired and come back, bookending...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Baylor To Wear Chrome Helmets, All-Black Uniforms For Pivotal Game vs. Kansas State

To keep its College Football Playoff dreams alive, Baylor needs to beat a very strong Kansas State team, and probably do so decisively. When the Bears take the field at 7:45, they’ll have a pretty bold look. Baylor is wearing its chrome helmets, and a full black uniform against the ninth-ranked Wildcats.  The bling is back for the #Big12Championship Game. Chrome-black-black....
Via College Spun
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Best ‘College GameDay’ Signs Week 15: Kansas State vs. Baylor

A collection of the best "College GameDay" signs from Week 15 in Waco for the Kansas State and Baylor game.
Via Gamedayr
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lee Corso Whips Out Willie, Trolls Baylor Crowd

Lee Corso picked Kansas State and donned a Willie the Wildcat head, thus effectively trolling the Baylor crowd.
Via Gamedayr
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Lee Corso Trolls Crowd At McLane Stadium, Picks Kansas State To Beat Baylor

Tonight is one of the biggest games in Baylor history, as the Bears host conference foe Kansas State. Baylor needs an impressive win if it wants to bolster its resume for the College Football Playoff selection committee. However, on today’s episode of College GameDay, Lee Corso said that he doesn’t think Art Briles’ squad will get the job done. Corso was the only GameDay...
Via College Spun
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Vols don't dress Woodson for Kansas State game

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee forward Dominic Woodson won't dress for Saturday's game with Kansas State after being excused from team activities this week to focus on academic obligations. The school issued a statement Saturday saying Woodson wouldn't play against Kansas State because of the missed practice time. The release didn't offer any additional details. Woodson, a 6-foot...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor Holding Dance Party On Sideline During Game

Baylor is holding a dance party on the sideline during their game with Kansas State.
Via Gamedayr
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Williams 20 paces Kansas State past Savannah State, 73-53

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Nino Williams had 20 points and Marcus Foster had 13 points as K-State knocked off Savannah State 73-53 on Sunday night. The Wildcats move to 4-0 all-time against the Tigers with all games between the two schools coming in the last 10 years. It was also the sixth time that Williams has scored in double figures this season. Terel Hall had 17 points to pace the Tigers...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas State vs. UCLA: Betting odds, point spread and tv info for Alamo Bowl

On Friday the Kansas State Wildcats and UCLA Bruins will face off against one another for the Valero Alamo Bowl. No. 11 Kansas State (9-3) and No. 14 UCLA (9-3) each enter this game looking for their 10th win on the year. Coverage of this game will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 6:45 pm ET from the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX. The Odds: The UCLA Bruins are 1.5 point favorites...
Via Tireball.com
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Alamo Bowl Preview and Prediction: UCLA vs. Kansas State

UCLA and Kansas State were on the cusp of playing in a bigger postseason game, but the Bruins and Wildcats should have plenty of motivation when...
Via Athlon Sports
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Alamo Bowl streaker swims on turf (Video)

It’s time to pose an important philosophical question: if a fan runs onto the field but does not remove any clothes, is said fan considered a streaker? One fan ran onto the field during the fourth quarter of Friday’s Alamo Bowl between UCLA and Kansas State. Said fan, who appeared to be wearing a purple...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas State kicker Matthew McCrane had an awesome onside kick attempt (Video)

Kansas State kicker Matthew McCrane busted out the fancy footwork on one of the coolest onside kick attempts we’ve ever seen. McCrane made it look like he was going to onside kick towards his left, but he actually swung his right leg around his left and pulled a behind-the-back kick. He kicked to his right...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kansas State PK Matthew McCrane Attempts Unique Behind-the-Leg Onside Kick

Kansas State did it's best to overcome a double digit deficit in the second half of the Alamo Bowl. After falling behind by 12 with right around two minutes to go it looked like the game was done, but then the UCLA defense forgot it still needed to play allowing Kansas State to pull withing five.This of course mandated the Wildcats attempt their second onside kick of the quarter...
Via FatManWriting
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Bowl Season: College Football Still Doesn’t Know How To Assess Bowl Games

Now that all the power-conference bowls are over (there’s still the GoDaddy Bowl between Toledo and Arkansas State), what can and should be said about the bowls? You’ll get many different opinions on the subject. Some will say that the bowls — as non-conference games with plenty of time for the coaches and players to prepare for them — should be seen as major, central representations...
Via The Student Section
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Bowl Season: College Football Still Doesn’t Know How To Assess Bowl Games

Now that all the power-conference bowls are over (there’s still the GoDaddy Bowl between Toledo and Arkansas State), what can and should be said about the bowls? You’ll get many different opinions on the subject. Some will say that the bowls — as non-conference games with plenty of time for the coaches and players to prepare for them — should be seen as major, central representations...
Via Bloguin Best
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

K-State's Snyder voted into College Football Hall of Fame

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Kansas State coach Bill Snyder has been voted into the College Football Hall of Fame, a person familiar with the results told The Associated Press on Thursday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the results will be formally announced Friday in Dallas. Snyder became eligible as an active coach when he turned 75 in October. Snyder took over one of...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas State Releases Tribute Video To Bill Snyder After Hall Of Fame Election

Friday, Kansas State coach Bill Snyder, one of the most respected men in the industry, was officially elected into the College Football Hall of Fame. The news doesn’t come as a surprise, given Snyder’s accomplishments. In two stints as the head coach in Manhattan, Snyder has been named Coach of the Year in either the Big Eight or Big 12 a total of seven times. He’s won the...
Via College Spun
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kansas State WR Tyler Lockett Looking Good During Senior Bowl Workouts

K-State wide receiver Tyler Lockett had a good enough season and career for the Wildcats to not need to shine at the Senior Bowl, but it never hurts to put your best foot forward wherever you are. Perhaps by doing so in the senior bowl environment against some of the best the college ranks have to offer anyone on the fence about his value will move off of the fence and become a believer...
Via FatManWriting
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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