Postgame Wrap up

Injuries give backups the spotlight in spring game

April 22, 20170 Comments

With a dozen players sidelined due to various injuries, Kansas State’s spring game Saturday afternoon was dominated by players hoping to see the field more this coming season. Purple defeated White, 38-6, in the team’s glorified final practice until fall camp opens. “The plus side of (the injuries) is the opportunity for twos and threes […]

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K-State holds off A&M for Texas Bowl victory

December 29, 20160 Comments

They don’t give out a trophy for beating all five of Texas’ major college football programs. A Texas Bowl Champions trophy will be sufficient, however. Led by game MVP Jesse Ertz, Kansas State knocked off Texas A&M, 33-28, in Wednesday night’s Advocare V100 Texas Bowl to finish its season 9-4. “This team epitomized what this […]

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K-State runs past TCU to 8-4

December 3, 20160 Comments

For a Kansas State offense that has battled inconsistency all season, there were reasons to believe Saturday’s finale at TCU would be a struggle. Poor weather conditions. No Alex Barnes. Those factors didn’t bother the Wildcats one bit in a 30-6 victory in Fort Worth. K-State’s Jesse Ertz and Justin Silmon ran the ball as […]

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Snyder gets 200 wins as K-State tops Kansas

November 26, 20160 Comments

Bill Snyder is still waiting for his team to put together a “complete” football game. His wait to make history, however, is over. Big plays from Kansas State’s defense led the way in the Wildcats’ 34-19 victory over rival Kansas Saturday, giving Snyder his 200th win as a coach. “I probably don’t sound like I’m […]

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Wildcats use Strong Second Half to Defeat Baylor 42-21

November 19, 20160 Comments

WACO, Texas – Kansas State has struggled to close out games in the second half this season. But not on Saturday, as the Wildcats erased a 14-7 halftime deficit and outscored Baylor 35-7 in the game’s final two quarters to defeat the Bears 42-21. With the win, K-State improved to 6-4 overall and 4-3 in […]

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K-State Edged by Oklahoma State

November 5, 20160 Comments

In a season that has involved more than a handful of missed opportunities for the Kansas State football team, this one will sting the longest. Searching for their first win over a ranked team since 2014, K-State let a nine-point lead in the fourth quarter slip away Saturday afternoon in a 43-37 loss to No. […]

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Kansas State Hangs on for 31-26 Victory

October 29, 20160 Comments

By Cole Manbeck   AMES, Iowa – For the eighth time in nine years, a Kansas State/Iowa State matchup was decided by 8 points or less. But the reality is this game probably shouldn’t have been this close, as K-State held on to defeat the Cyclones 31-26 at Jack Trice Stadium. Iowa State scored on […]

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K-State Holds Off Texas 24-21

October 22, 20160 Comments

Kansas State entered Saturday’s matchup with Texas looking for a faster start than in its previous Big 12 games. That’s exactly what the Wildcats got, and it was the biggest reason for K-State’s 24-21 victory over the Longhorns at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. K-State jumped to a 21-7 halftime lead and overcame three turnovers in […]

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K-State Offense Sputters in Norman

October 15, 20160 Comments

Norman, Okla. – Kansas State suffered its worst lost of the season Saturday, falling 38-17 to No. 19 Oklahoma. The Sooners made it look easy early, scoring touchdowns on their first two possessions to take a 14-0 lead with 6 minutes remaining in the first quarter. The Wildcats responded with a 17-play touchdown drive that […]

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Jones, late defense propel KSU

October 8, 20160 Comments

For a team still trying to find its stride on offense, a visit from Texas Tech is a welcome occurrence. Charles Jones and Kansas State refused to let the opportunity pass them by. K-State defeated the high-flying Red Raiders, 44-38, at Bill Snyder Family Stadium Saturday evening to pick up its first league win of the […]

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