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Kansas State to induct Bishop, Gramatica into hall of fame

Michael Bishop, who won 22 games as a starter and helped Kansas State to its first No. 1 national ranking in 1998, is one of several Wildcat athletes who will be inducted into the school's hall of fame. The class also will include Sean Snyder, who was a punter for the Wildcats and is now on staff as the associate head coach and special teams coordinator. Martin Gramatica is also...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

FBF Podcast: 2015 College Football Preview, Big 12 Conference

We begin our FBF 2015 College Football Preview series of the power five conferences by looking at the Big 12.  FBF writers and former NFL players Brady Quinn (Notre Dame), Ben Leber (Kansas State), and Matt Chatham (South Dakota) take an in-depth look at the upcoming Big 12 football season.  Quinn (Fox Sports color analyst for the Big 12 & Pac 12) and Leber (Fox Sports color...
Via Football By Football
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Snyder wants his son to eventually take over for him

By now, Bill Snyder has earned the right to name his replacement. Now, nothing is official, and no, Snyder hasn't announced any retirement and Kansas State hasn't made anyone a "Coach in waiting." However, Snyder told ESPN earlier this week he wants his son Sean to be the next coach for the Wildcats. Snyder was an All-American punter for K-State in 1992 and has been on the staff...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Big 12 expand? Coaches weigh in

DALLAS -- No coach is more qualified to weigh in on the debate.  Kansas State coach Bill Snyder has hoisted Big 12 trophies in the league's BR (Before Realignment) and AR (After Replenishment) periods. Throughout the league's time as a 10-team organization, he's been a constant voice pushing the league toward adding two more teams.  "We've been fortunate to win two conference championships...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Snyder favors Big 12 expansion

The Big 12 conference currently has 10 teams, and the call for expansion has gotten loud over the course of the day. Sure enough, one individual who is all for the conference going back up to 12 teams is Kansas State Wildcats head football coach Bill Snyder, who gave Chuck Carlton of the Dallas Morning News the answer as to what he feels the Big 12 should be. K-State's Bill Snyder...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy A Kansas State Wildcats Tailgate RV — $3750

Any Kansas State fans looking for an RV to take to football games this season, here’s a solid bus for a reasonable price....
Via Busted Coverage
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 44 — Kansas State

Kansas State Wildcats 2014 Record: 9-4 Overall, 7-2 Big 12 (lost bowl game) 1 Burning Question: How does Kansas State replace Jake Waters and Tyler Lockett? Replacing talent is something that is annually necessary with each college program. However, it is not always the case that a team has to replace staples to the program with their quarterback and top pass catchers in the same...
Via The Student Section
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier Kelly names top 8 schools

Four-star defensive end Xavier Kelly took to Twitter to announce his top 8 schools. The 2016 prospect from Wichita, Kansas will choose from Alabama, Florida State, Clemson, Michigan, Georgia, Kansas State, Oregon and TCU. He was originally committed to Kansas State but decided to open up his recruitment in March. Alabama🐘 Florida State🔴 Clemson🐅 Michigan〽️ Georgia...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star Defensive End Xavier Kelly Names Top 8 On Twitter

Four-star defensive end recruit Xavier Kelly has offers from over 30 of college football’s top programs. Monday, he announced to his followers which eight schools are still in the running for his services in 2016. Kelly, who comes in at 6-foot-4, 257 pounds, is from Wichita, Kansas. He has in-state Kansas State on his list, along with seven of the most prominent college football...
Via College Spun
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas State to stripe out season opener to honor Bill Snyder

Kansas State University has asked its fans to dress in either purple or white (section depending) for its season opener to stripe out head coach Bill Snyder, who was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in January. Kevin McGuire of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk reported the story. Kansas State will stripe out Bill Snyder Family Stadium for the season opener against...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Elite DE Xavier Kelly Throws Up The ‘Block M’, Calls Michigan Visit ‘Great’

The recruitment of four-star DE Xavier Kelly is blowing up. Kelly, once a Kansas State commit, has received offers from nearly every major college program of recent. Michigan, one of the first teams to recognize the potential of the 6-foot-5, 255-pounder, who can run a 4.55-40, offered Kelly a scholarship back in March. This past weekend, […] The post Elite DE Xavier Kelly Throws...
Via Diehardsport
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

A Letter from Bill Snyder is the Best Award in College Football

Cody Kirby engineered a 99-yard touchdown drive in the fourth quarter of a game against Kansas State five years ago that might not be memorable to...
Via Athlon Sports
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruce Weber open to playing Missouri regularly

Conference realignment has become common recently, and what were once rivalry games have now become non-conference affairs. One school that has felt this is Missouri, who left the Big 12 for the SEC in 2012. This means that the team no longer plays Kansas State regularly, and Wildcats head men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber is open to the idea of renewing the rivalry. Speaking...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas State's Akela Jones wins NCAA title in her 2nd heptathlon

  Akela Jones of Kansas State won the collegiate title in just the second heptathlon of her career and DeAnna Price of Southern Illinois set a meet record in winning the hammer Thursday as the women took over competition at the revamped NCAA track and field championships. Jones, from Barbados, held a big lead after the first day and stayed there throughout Thursday's final three...
Via AP on Fox
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Wildcats QB Michael Bishop makes 2016 Hall of Fame ballot

Former Kansas State quarterback Michael Bishop will join the school's football Ring of Honor in September. A few months later he could become a member of the College Hall of Fame.Bishop on Tuesday was announced as a nominee for the Hall by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. Seventy-six players and five coaches from the Football Bowl Subdivision and 92 players...
Via Fox Sports
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas State Wildcats 2015 Preview and Prediction

As long as Bill Snyder is the head coach in Manhattan, Kansas State will always be a contender in the Big 12. After another nine-win season ...
Via Athlon Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

The Fallout: David Beckham (yes, that David Beckham), Joe Paterno, and Kansas State.

Welcome to the Fallout - Sunday editionLet's Get Together. Former international soccer star David Beckham and Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber met with outgoing University of Miami president Donna Shalala regarding the possibility of the league and the school teaming up to sharing a proposed stadium near Marlins Park in Miami. The Hurricanes currently play their home...
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May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas State Will Add 4 Players to Football Ring of Honor

Kansas State Wildcats head coach Bill Snyder has been one of the best college football coaches of the last 25 years and has coached some great players along the way. The university announced on Thursday that they will induct four former players to the Football Ring of Honor. Those players are Darren Sproles, Michael Bishop, Jordy Nelson, and Clarence Scott. All four had illustrious college...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

LaGerald Vick Sets Visits to Kentucky, Kansas and Kansas State

Former SMU commit LaGerald Vick now has three visits planned in the immediate future. His AAU coach, Norton Hurd, said that the four-star wing will visit Kansas, Kansas State and Kentucky in the next couple of weeks. “LaGerald is going to Kansas State this weekend,” Hurd told Scout.com. “After that he will visit Kansas on […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Delton shows maturity, big potential early on at K-State

Kansas State's quarterback position is wide-open after the departure of Jake Waters, and freshman Alex Delton might just be the one to step up and carry the Wildcats' offense. The other leading candidates, sophomore Jesse Ertz and junior Joe Hubener, underwhelmed in K-State's recent spring game, which leaves the door more than cracked for Delton to claim the starting QB post. Delton...
Via Fox Sports
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Seton Hall adds K State's Jevon Thomas

Northjersey.com has reported that the Seton Hall Pirates have picked up transfer Jevon Thomas. Here's more from the report:"Seton Hall has picked up a point guard. Jevon Thomas will transfer from Kansas State to Seton Hall, a source confirmed Monday. The Queens native, who was recruited by the Pirates while in high school, will have to sit out the 2015-16 season per NCAA rules and...
Via Fox Sports
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Deante Burton strives to make history at K-State

Deante Burton isn't just ready to undertake the hefty task of replacing star receivers Tyler Lockett and Curry Sexton at Kansas State. He's setting the bar higher than that. After being challenged by the ex-Wildcat receivers to carry the torch into 2015, he's embodied the mindset that he needs to become KSU's next star receiver. Burton showed flashes of brilliance in K-State's spring...
Via Fox Sports
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas State Transfer Jevon Thomas Picks Seton Hall

Guard Jevon Thomas will transfer from Kansas State and resume his collegiate career at Seton Hall, according to SNY’s Adam Zagoria and his latest edition of ZagsBlog. Thomas averaged 3.3 points and 2.9 assists across 21 minutes per contest in two seasons with the Wildcats. He will now sit out a season before spending his final two years of eligibility with the Pirates, a school...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Kansas State OL Tells Family He Got An NFL Contract

This is a heart-warming video that will make you root for a guy like B.J. Finney.
Via Gamedayr
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas State Center B.J. Finney Signs With Pittsburgh Steelers

Even though he was not drafted, Kansas State center B.J. Finney’s NFL dream will still come true. In an emotional video posted by the Wichita Eagle, it was learned that Finney signed a contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Finney’s story is a special one, as he did not receive any Division I scholarship offers out of high school, and he had to drain his own bank account and...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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