Marcus Foster still hasn’t forgotten, or forgiven, those pulled scholarships

Marcus Foster was one of the great stories of the 2013-2014 college basketball season. In a season that was dubbed the Year of the Freshmen before Andrew Wiggins, Julius Randle and Jabari Parker even stepped foot on the floor of the United Center in Chicago for the Champions Classic, one of the Class of 2013’s biggest stars was an afterthought entering Kansas State. Foster was...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Snyder Is Everyone’s Spiritual Director

Bill Snyder gave a vintage performance at his Big 12 Media Days session on Tuesday morning. One of the wise old men in the college football coaching fraternity, Snyder dropped a few pearls of insight that anyone would do well to live by. Kansas State’s head coach showed precisely why he’s been able to not only survive, but thrive, in a cutthroat profession for so long. How long...
Via The Student Section
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Snyder Is Everyone’s Spiritual Director

Bill Snyder gave a vintage performance at his Big 12 Media Days session on Tuesday morning. One of the wise old men in the college football coaching fraternity, Snyder dropped a few pearls of insight that anyone would do well to live by. Kansas State’s head coach showed precisely why he’s been able to not only survive, but thrive, in a cutthroat profession for so long. How long...
Via Bloguin Best
8 days ago  |  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...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State, Kansas State ADs Schedule Football Games On Twitter

Twitter is now becoming a venue for athletic directors to book college football games. Mississippi State’s Scott Stricklin and Kansas State’s John Currie had a brief exchange on the social media website Friday, where they agreed to have their football teams play each other in 2018 and 2019. At the end of a video supporting a charity for breast cancer research, Currie said, ...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletic Directors Of Kansas State, Mississippi State Agree To Football Home-And-Home Series On Twitter

Well, this is a first. Twitter is usually good for plenty of different types of interactions relating to the college football world – trash talking, news breaking, debate, general conversation, etc. Watching two athletic directors negotiate a home-and-home series on the social media platform isn’t exactly a daily occurrence. Mississippi State AD Scott Stricklin and Kansas State...
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  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
22 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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Single-Game FB Tickets on Sale Today

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Single-game tickets and mini-packages (HERE)for the 2014 West Virginia University football season will go on sale to the public on Monday, July 7, at 9 a.m. The Gold-Blue mini-package, which consists of tickets for the games against Oklahoma, Baylor and Kansas State, will be available for $175 each online at WVUGAME.com or by calling 1-800-WVU GAME. Tickets...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
23 days ago  |  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

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

Fisher Making Quick Jump from College to Pro Ball

Every student who leaves college has a nervous feeling as they set out into the real world to look for a job and pursue a career. For Mahoning Valley Scrappers shortstop Austin Fisher, finding a job and career took only about three weeks while the adjustments continue. Fisher is currently the highest drafted player from the 2014 First Year Player draft to be assigned to a team. The...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

To FCS or Not to FCS?

– To FCS or Not to FCS - Is that the Question for Colorado? – This past week, the University of Arizona announced that it had put into place a pair of home-and-home series for future non-conference games. The Wildcats will take on Mississippi State in 2022 and 2023, and San Diego State in 2021 and 2022. While the Wildcats’ matchup with the Bulldogs from Starksville doesn’t...
Via CU at the Game
June 15, 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

KSU’s New Hype Video is “All About Family”

The Kansas State Wildcats are the latest team to release their hype video for the upcoming football season. This one is narrated by Head Coach Bill Snyder and is titled “It’s All About Family.” Kansas State opens their season August 30th against Stephen F. Austin. [K State Sports
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Kansas State Releases “It’s All About Family” Hype Video

College football coaches always talk about their team being incredibly close, like a family. In the latest hype video released by Kansas State, “family” is the major theme. The video highlights the team’s unity, and features highlights of some Wildcat legends, like defensive back Terence Newman and linebacker Arthur Brown. There’s also a voiceover from Kansas State coach...
Via College Spun
June 11, 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

Tyler Lockett Scouting Report

Tyler Lockett WR Kansas State #16 Ht: 5’10″ Wt: 175 All of our scouting reports are available to our premium members. If you would like access to our 2015 scouting reports, click here to sign up. Overview: Lockett has the speed and explosive ability after the catch to be a dangerous weapon at the next level. Right now he looks like a complementary piece in the NFL,...
Via DraftAce
June 10, 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

Kansas State's Daniel Sams transfers to McNeese State

Nebraska left the Big 12 years ago. But in the 2014 opener, the Cornhuskers will square off against one of the Big 12's top playmakers from last season. Former Kansas State quarterback Daniel Sams told ESPN.com on Wednesday that he will be transferring to Football Championship Subdivision school McNeese State. Sams left Kansas State this spring after his position switch from...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Kansas State QB Daniel Sams transfers to McNeese State.

Daniel Sams. Photo via The Dallas Morning News. Former Kansas State quarterback Daniel Sams has found a landing spot. Sams, who left the Wildcat program during the spring, has decided to transfer to McNeese State, an FCS school where he won't have to sit out a year like he would if he transferred to a FBS program.Sams told ESPN that he chose the Lake Charles, La.-located McNeese...
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May 29, 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
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