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Snyder presides over another Kansas State spring game

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Kansas State Spring Game: Purple 38, White 6

With a ton of big names watching from the sideline, some other guys got big opportunities. [begin standard recap] Alex Delton was 21 of 33 for 249 yards, and added 78 yards on 15 carries despite the quarterbacks being under two-hand touch rules, leading the Purple Team to a resounding 38-6 victory over the White in today’s Spring Game at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. [end standard...
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1 day ago

Kansas State Purple-White Spring Game - streaming info, radio, live thread

Your arduous journey across the football desert finds an oasis. A bunch of guys you might have been hoping to see won’t be present due to minor injuries, but that shouldn’t dampen your enthusiasm for today’s Purple-White Spring Game. JT did a wonderful job outlining what you can probably expect today on the field from both the offense and defense; now we’ll tell you how to...
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1 day ago

Go Purple! Go White!

This will be the final bit of real football until the fall Spring Football Today is Kansas State’s annual spring game. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 PM, and for those of unfortunate enough not to see it in person, the game will be broadcast on KStateHD.tv. What can the purple faithful expect from today’s game? Well, if Bill Snyder has anything to say about it, you will see...
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1 day ago

K-State Spring Game 2017 What to Watch For: Defense

Profiling the K-State defense headed into Saturday’s spring football game. Since we already broke down the spring and the spring game when we profiled the offense, I won’t bore you with repeated details. It’s the spring game, it’s going to be fun. Except, it hasn’t always been fun for the defense, at least the second-team. Since Bill Snyder always runs ones versus twos...
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2 days ago

Ishmail Wainwright’s brother Amaad signs with Kansas State

K-State will play in 2017 Las Vegas Invitational, spring game notes, and more We kept the default caption for today’s picture because it was too perfect. Big day today, so let’s get right to it. Men’s Basketball Ken Corbitt of the Capital-Journal reports that one of K-State’s two remaining scholarships has been claimed by a semi-familiar face. Amaad Wainwright, younger...
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2 days ago

K-State Spring Game 2017 What to Watch For: Offense

Profiling the K-State offense headed into Saturday’s spring football game. It’s finally here. A very small oasis of football in the sea of spring, just enough to tide us over from the end of bowl season until the start of the next cycle of #reallivefootball in August. The Kansas State Wildcats under Hall of Fame head coach Bill Snyder have traditionally started spring practice...
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2 days ago

Kansas State spring game preview: 5 things to watch

There are two Big 12 spring games this weekend, the final two for the conference. The Kansas State Wildcats will take the field on Saturday to give their fans a glimpse of what they hope will be fun 2017 season. Already, there are many people, including us, calling Kansas State the dark horse contender to win the Big 12. Here are five things to keep an eye on in Saturday’s Kansas...
Via Heartland College Sports
3 days ago

K-State could feature nation’s top group of running backs

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — There was a point last season when Alex Barnes, already a rarity under Bill Snyder in that he was even on the field as a freshman, began to assert himself as the team’s No. 1 running back. Snyder couldn’t have been happier. In nearly three decades as a head coach, the 77-year-old Snyder has established a preference for just about everything. And in his...
Via MyNorthwest.com
4 days ago

The 2017 NFL Draft Outlook: Deante Burton

On the road to Philadelphia for the Wildcats A few years ago Tyler Lockett was hearing his named called in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft. Lockett left a big hole on the outside for the Kansas State Wildcats, one that we all knew was going to be difficult to fill. Enter Deante Burton, a Manhattan product who joined the K-State program as a prized 3-star recruit in 2012. Burton...
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4 days ago

Injuries could create a QB controversy

With Jesse Ertz out with shoulder surgery, a battle for the back-up spot could break out during the spring game. Previously With the spring game this Saturday, Gracey gave us some great purple fashion and accessory advice so we all look our best for the game! Football Jordan Willis continues to move up the draft boards. This week the former K-State standout appears to be...
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5 days ago

3 Kansas universities will ban guns at large sporting events

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The three largest universities in Kansas will be allowed to ban guns at large sporting events beginning in July. The Kansas Board of Regents’ governance committee on Wednesday approved a request by the University of Kansas, Kansas State University and Wichita State University to install security measures such as metal detectors and guards — either temporary...
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5 days ago

Show Us Your Purple!

Gearing up for the Purple-White Spring Game, here are some purple products to rock this spring (and rest of the year) With the Spring Game right around the corner, we wanted to share some awesome purple gear to rock for the game and also throughout the summer to share your love for all things Kansas State. We have some great items from our official partner over at Fanatics, as well...
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5 days ago

A new AD, and a new contract extension

New K-State AD, Gene Taylor is introduced to Wildcat nation, a possible contract extension for Bruce Weber, and a double header for the BatCats Previously Gene Taylor was introduced yesterday as the newest director of athletics for Kansas State. Gracey Terrill provided us a look at his introductory press conference, and his fantastic purple blazer. Greg Woods provided further...
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6 days ago

Gene Taylor arrives in Manhattan an approachable man

Getting to know K-State’s 16th athletic director Gene Taylor is not, as the phrase goes, a K-Stater. He does not hail from Kansas, nor did he have any Kansas ties before taking the job as the new Kansas State athletic director last week. The closest he came to a K-State connection was in 2013, when as the North Dakota State athletic director he watched the Bison football team...
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6 days ago

Introducing Gene Taylor as Athletic Director

This morning’s press conference with a brief recap of Taylor’s introduction as AD In case you aren’t a card carrying member of K-StateHD.TV, there was an introductory press conference for Gene Taylor this morning. As the new athletic director of Kansas State University, Taylor is a fresh breath of clean prairie air. Well… unless it is a burning day in the prairie… whatever...
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6 days ago

New K-State AD Gene Taylor isn’t thinking about Bill Snyder’s retirement

Like most things at Kansas State, Bill Snyder remains the biggest topic of discussion. Kansas State hired Iowa deputy athletic director Gene Taylor as its new athletic director on Friday, replacing John Currie, who left for Tennessee in February. Taylor’s introductory press conference was held on Monday morning where he covered a ton of various topics. But the one that has the...
Via Heartland College Sports
6 days ago

Kansas State rowing sweeps SIRA ahead of Gene Taylor’s introduction

It’s a slow day, but a big one. There’s not much to report to you this morning here in the Slate, but what there is to report is big indeed. This morning at 10:30am, Gene Taylor will be officially welcomed into the K-State family at a press conference in the Vanier Family Football Complex. You can watch that event live on KStateHD.tv. Taylor will be joined by search committee...
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7 days ago

Kansas State Q&A - Getting to know about Gene Taylor

Jon quizzed NDSU’s most dedicated source to find out more about K-State’s new AD. In the wake of yesterday’s hiring of Gene Taylor as the new Director of Athletics at K-State, we thought it would be a good idea to get to know something about the man straight from the horse’s mouth — or the Bison’s mouth, as it were. To that end, we reached out to Joe Kerlin, the editor...
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9 days ago

Gene Taylor named as new Director of Athletics at Kansas State

The former North Dakota State boss can start paying us back now. The search is over. This afternoon, Kansas State officially announced the hiring of Gene Taylor as its new Director of Athletics, with an introductory press conference scheduled for 10:30am Monday morning. Taylor replaces John Currie, who departed to take the same position at the University of Tennessee, and interim...
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9 days ago

Report: Kansas State hires Iowa’s Gene Taylor as athletic director

Kansas State has reportedly found it’s new athletic director. According to the Topeka-Capital Journal, Iowa deputy athletic director Gene Taylor has been tabbed to run the Wildcats athletic department. Taylor will replace John Currie, who left to be athletic director at Tennessee. Taylor has been a deputy athletic director at Iowa since 2014, where he was responsible for administrative...
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9 days ago

Kansas State hires Gene Taylor from Iowa as athletic director

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Kansas State hires Iowa's Gene Taylor as AD

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Jordan Willis interview: NFL Draft prep, Bill Snyder’s impact + more!

It was great to chat with former Kansas State defensive end and Big 12 defensive player of the year Jordan Willis. We talked with Jordan Willis about his preparations for the NFL Draft, along with why he thinks he’s one of the fastest rising players in the Draft. We also asked what NFL defensive ends he tries to mirror his game after, plus why he thinks Bill Snyder called him “the...
Via Heartland College Sports
9 days ago

Will Kansas State get a new athletic director today?

Plus your usual Friday rundown of what to expect over the weekend. Rumors are starting to percolate suggesting that the naming of a permanent replacement for John Currie as K-State athletic director are very much imminent. It’s all just speculation so far, but be sure to stay tuned to this very website later in the day just in case. Also coming up today, JT will be filling you...
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9 days ago
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