KANSAS STATE WILDCATS NEWS

Auburn on big nonconference games: 'It's what we're going to do'

Auburn announced Tuesday that it will open the 2019 season in Dallas against Oregon, continuing a trend of premier nonconference games for the program. The Tigers played on the road at Kansas State last season, this year will take on Louisville and in 2016 and '17 have a home-and-home with Clemson. So while there's been much made of Power 5 teams needing to ramp up their schedules...
Via Fox Sports
5 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...
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6 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 Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Makes Cut For Elite DE’s Top 8

Xavier Kelly, one of the top defensive players in the country, released his final 8 schools. Alabama
Via Diehardsport
6 days ago  |  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...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: K-State RB gives profound award speech day after dad dies

Denzel Goolsby hadn’t intended to accept the Barry Sanders High School Male Athlete of the Year award in person. Already at work at Kansas State, the incoming freshman running back had planned for his grade-school coach to accept the honor from the Wichita Sports Commission on his behalf if he won, but then Goolsby received terrible news Wednesday morning. “I woke up in Manhattan...
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10 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jones wins heptathlon, Price takes hammer at NCAA meet

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  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

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.
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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

Kansas State signs AD John Currie to extension through 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas State athletic director John Currie signed a restructured contract Friday that includes an extension through the 2020 academic year and increases his base salary to $775,000 annually. The deal removes athletically related bonuses from his contract and turns the compensation into guaranteed salary. His previous agreement allowed him to earn up to 55 percent...
Via AP on Fox
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Snyder favors return of Big 12 title game: 'It's been beneficial to us'

If Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder would have had it his way, the Big 12's championship game would have never been taken out of the conference's format. Following TCU and Baylor's snubs from the inaugural College Football Playoff, there's been a push from many Big 12 officials to reinstate a conference title game, with the hope that it would bring the Big 12 up to par in the...
Via Fox Sports
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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