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K-State ready to begin next phase of football stadium renovation

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Kansas State will break ground on the latest renovation to Bill Snyder Family Stadium before Saturday's regular-season finale against West Virginia. The third phase of a massive renovation to the football stadium will enclose the northeast corner of the stadium, creating a continual concourse for the first time. The project will begin after the season and be finished...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

K-State's players will decide if bowl game is right if finish 5-7

Kansas State coach Bill Snyder said he'll let his players decide about playing in a bowl game if the Wildcats finish 5-7. Soobum Im USA TODAY SportsThe Kansas State Wildcats can earn a bowl trip the old-fashioned way on Saturday by beating West Virginia in the regular-season finale and earning a sixth win.But there's also a backdoor available this year. Because there won't be enough...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Roy Williams Hit The Dab After UNC Won The CBE Hall Of Fame Classic

No. 9 North Carolina beat Kansas State 80-70 last night in the championship game of the CBE Hall of Fame Classic. After the win, it was Roy Williams’ turn to participate in the latest dance craze for head coaches: The Dab.    After winning the CBE Hall of Fame Classic, it didn’t take long for @uncbb Coach Roy Williams to learn and then perfect the ‘dab.’ A video posted...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Snyder to coach for one more year?

Bill Snyder has coached the Kansas State Wildcats for 24 years over two separate stints, and it looks like he’ll be back for a 25th next season. Per a report from Football Scoop, the 76-year-old Snyder is planning on returning to the sidelines in 2016. Though some fans would probably prefer that Snyder pass the torch to a younger and fresher face, there’s no denying that he is...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa State Fires Paul Rhoads After Collapse To Kansas State

Iowa State couldn’t cling to a 35-21 lead in the fourth quarter against Kansas State, eventually losing 38-35. As a result, Head Coach Paul Rhoads couldn’t cling to his job. The school fired Rhoads, the team’s head coach for the last seven seasons, according to Football Scoops. Iowa State has fired head coach Paul Rhoads. The Cyclones are just 3-8 on the year. (via ESPN...
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas State Defense Comes Up Big To Complete 21-Point Comeback And Beat Iowa State

When Iowa State scored 28 points in the second quarter against Kansas State and took a 35-14 lead into the half there did not appear to be much hope for the Wildcats. Whatever Bill Snyder said to his team during halftime worked wonders though since his defense was able to hold Iowa State scoreless and his offense was finally able to get something going.With less than a minute to...
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas State ‘doing due diligence’ in case Bill Snyder retires

Kansas State Wildcats coach Bill Snyder just turned 76 and there are rumors that he may retire after the season, so the university is “doing its due diligence” regarding candidates to replace him if that becomes a reality according to a report from Gridiron Now. The report names three possible candidates: Utah State’s Matt Wells, Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wildcats need a win to avoid matching inglorious mark of 1988 squad

Kansas State will try to avoid a seventh consecutive loss Saturday at home against Iowa State. Scott Sewell USA TODAY SportsThe Kansas State Wildcats need to win their final three games to become bowl eligible. But right now all they are focused on is the next one.And not just because its the age-old adage all sports teams must follow. But because a win Saturday against Iowa State...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Five words tell the tale of ISU's five close losses to K-State

Sep 6, 2014; Ames, IA, USA; Kansas State Wildcats head coach Bill Snyder yells for a timeout against the Iowa State Cyclones at at Jack Trice Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports www.cyclonefanatic.comIowa State and Kansas State are longtime rivals, but the Cyclones have struggled against the Wildcats as of late. They've lost five close games recently to...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Edwards, Wade help K-State top Columbia 81-71

MANHATTAN, Kansas -- Justin Edwards scored 19 points, true freshman Dean Wade connected on a 3-pointer in crunch time, and Kansas State outlasted pesky Columbia 81-71 on Monday night. Wade finished with 17 points on 7 of 10 shooting, and Wesley Iwundu had 16 to go along with 4 rebounds and 4 assists, as the Wildcats shot 50 percent from the floor (30 of 60). Spurred by an 8-of-11...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Iwundu leads K-State past Maryland-Eastern Shore 80-53

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Wesley Iwundu scored 14 of his 23 points in the second half and finished with 10 rebounds, and Justin Edwards added 17 points to help Kansas State beat Maryland-Eastern Shore 80-53 Friday night in the season opener for both schools. Barry Brown had 17 points for the Wildcats, who held UMES to 30 percent shooting and Kansas State overcame poor shooting from beyond...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
18 days ago  |  Discuss

K-State is in danger of seeing five-year bowl streak snapped

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- There is clear and telling frustration in Bill Snyder's voice as the 76-year-old coach steps back from his wooden podium, hours after Kansas State lost its fifth straight game. A reporter had just suggested the Wildcats are entering the easy part of their schedule. "We've lost five ballgames in a row," Snyder replied. "What do you mean, 'Easy part of our schedule...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas State Makes It Interesting Late With Big Touchdown Catch By Deante Burton

For much of the game Thursday night the Baylor Bears appeared to be in total control against Kansas State, but late in the game the Wildcats managed to find away to get in the game with a 34-yard touchdown run from Joe Hubener. After a three and out by the Baylor offense Hubener took K-State down the field again.This time he let someone score: "UH OH! It just got interesting in Manhattan...
Via FatManWriting
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas State kick returner takes out Bill Snyder (Video)

Kansas State coach Bill Snyder was wiped out by his own kick returner on Saturday, but gamely carried on. The 76-year-old Wildcats coach stood his ground when kick returner Morgan Burns headed for the sideline and crashed right into him, taking him down. A closer look shows just how hard Snyder went down. Snyder got...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas State Head Coach Bill Snyder Taking Out By Own Player On Sideline

When you play football you have to be able to take a licking and keep on ticking. The good players are able to bounce back up and play just as hard after hits as they did before the hits. However, you would think that when you start coaching your days of taking hits would be over, right? Not exactly.Sometimes the action comes your way and you just can't move in time--like K-State...
Via FatManWriting
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Bill Snyder Got Knocked Over On The Sideline By A Kansas State Player

Bill Snyder may be 76 years old, but he can still take a hit, apparently. During today’s game against Texas, defensive back Morgan Burns got bumped out of bounds by a Longhorn player, and collides with his legendary head coach on the sideline. It looks bad, but Snyder reportedly got right back up after taking the hit. Bill Snyder taking a hit like a boss. #EMAW
Via College Spun
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Snyder writes letter, apologizes for 55-0 blowout loss

After they played so well against TCU and nearly pulled off the upset, you would have expected the Kansas State Wildcats to come out and play very well in their next game. That wasn’t the case last Saturday as they got blown out, 55-0, by Oklahoma. The team was only able to manage 110 yards of total offense, while allowing Sooner quarterback Baker Mayfield to throw five touchdowns...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanford, Kansas State Schedule Home-and-Home Series

Stanford and Kansas State’s college football programs have scheduled a home-and-home series.  The Cardinal will host the Wildcats to open the 2016 season, while Stanford will travel to Kansas State for the 2021 season.  The AP‘s Ralph D. Russo first reported the news.  Kansas State will play at Stanford to open next season. Cardinal return trip to Little Apple in 2021. —...
Via College Spun
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

All four Wildcats teams in FBS are undefeated

One of the more common nicknames among college athletic teams is the Wildcats, and a Redditor who calls themselves “burritoxman” just pointed out that all four teams on the FBS level with that name have gone undefeated thus far. Those teams, of course, are Arizona, Kentucky, Kansas State and Northwestern. This is quite the rarity, as Kentucky was not considered much of a football...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas State to pay Big 12 $5,000 fine for X-rated marching band formation (VIDEO)

Kansas State will pay the price for inadvertently performing an X-rated halftime show, after its marching band appeared to form male genitalia being put into the mouth of a rival mascot during Saturday's home opener against South Dakota. The band quickly issued an apology, saying the band's formation was meant to resemble Kansas University's Jayhawk fighting Star Trek's Starship...
Via The Other Paper
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas State halftime show for mature audiences only (video)

The Starship Enterprise? Really? That’s what the Kansas State marching band says was going into the mouth of a Kansas Jayhawk during its show at halftime of Saturday night’s game against South Dakota at Snyder Family Stadium, according to The Wichita Eagle. We apologize for anyone offended by our halftime performance depicting the starship enterprise and the Jayhawk mascot....
Via The Sports Daily
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Kansas State’s Band’s Formation Appears To Jam Something Into A Jayhawk’s Mouth

Kansas State is having no trouble with South Dakota tonight. But its marching band might have some explaining to do come Sunday morning. During the halftime show, which you can view below, half of the band (on the right) formed the Starship Enterprise from the Star Trek series, while the other half (on the left) formed the Kansas Jayhawk – their main rival’s logo. Next, the spaceship...
Via College Spun
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas State releases cool ‘Gameday Experience’ hype video

The Kansas State Wildcats are not one of the most talked about teams heading into the 2015 college football season. Head coach Bill Snyder doesn’t mind the lack of media attention and is happy that his team is coming into the season viewed as underdogs. Excitement is surrounding the entire college football nation with the season getting underway, and the Wildcats released a perfect...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Kansas State Releases Perfect “Gameday Experience” Hype Video For 2015 Season

The Kansas State Wildcats had it tough last year during their 9-4 season, dropping four games to four different top-15 finishers. But they’re excited about the upcoming season and a chance for redemption, and they want to make sure their fans are just as ready. So Kansas State released a “Gameday Experience” Hype video to remind fans what makes Wildcat football on Saturdays...
Via College Spun
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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