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Kansas State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – With its 6-1 record heading into this weekend’s matchup with Oklahoma State, Kansas State was ranked ninth in the inaugural College Football Playoff Top 25 rankings announced Tuesday on ESPN by the 12-person committee. The Wildcats were one of five Big 12 teams to debut in the poll with […]

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K-State’s Barnett earns Big 12 weekly honor »

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Kansas State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – Following a seven-tackle contest in which he batted away four Texas passes, Kansas State junior defensive back Dante Barnett was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday. It was Barnett’s first career honor and the fourth this season for the Wildcats as […]

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KSU’s Lockett receives Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week honors »

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Kansas State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State senior wide receiver Tyler Lockett was honored for his efforts in the return game last week against UTEP as he was named the Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday.   Lockett’s designation was the third for the Wildcats this season and the […]

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Weis relieved of duties as Kansas football coach; Bowen named interim head coach »

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Kansas Athletics Lawrence, Kan. – Charlie Weis has been relieved of his duties as Head Football Coach at the University of Kansas, KU Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger announced Sunday. Weis was in the third year of a five-year contract.Zenger named KU defensive coordinator Clint Bowen interim head coach.“I normally do not favor changing coaches mid-season,” Zenger said. “But I […]

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K-State’s Johnson earns Big 12 Player of the Week honors »

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Kansas State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State senior linebacker Dakorey Johnson was honored for his performance in his first career start against Auburn as he was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday. Johnson is the second Wildcat in the last three weeks to pick up weekly conference accolades […]

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Cozart sends Kansas past Central Michigan »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Montell Cozart threw a 60-yard touchdown pass to Justin McCay to break a fourth-quarter tie, and Kansas pulled away for a 24-10 victory over Central Michigan on Saturday. Tony Pierson ran 74 yards for a touchdown on the game’s opening play, and Cozart added a […]

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No. 5 Auburn holds off No. 20 K-State »

K-State's Charles Jones scores a touchdown against Auburn at Bill Snyder Family Stadium in Manhattan, Kansas on September 18, 2014. (Scott D. Weaver/K-State Athletics)

By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Gus Malzahn squeezed into his postgame news conference, gripping both sides of the podium and exhaling deeply. Fifth-ranked Auburn had just eked out a 20-14 victory over No. 20 Kansas State, and Malzahn was asked whether it was the kind of nip-and-tuck nonconference game that […]

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KU’s Dexter McDonald tabbed Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week »

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Kansas Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas senior cornerback Dexter McDonald was named the Big 12 Conference Defensive Player of the Week Monday following his standout performance in the Jayhawks’ season-opening win over Southeast Missouri State.McDonald, a native of Kansas City, Missouri, led the Kansas defense with the first multiple interception game of his career. He first picked off SEMO […]

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KSU’s Waters nabs Big 12 Player of the Week honors »

K-State's Jake Waters scores the game winning touchdown against Iowa State's Nigel Tribune at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa on September 6, 2014. (Scott D. Weaver/K-State Athletics)

Kansas State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – After accumulating 377 total yards – including a career-best 138 rushing yards and two touchdowns – in a 32-28 victory at Iowa State, Kansas State senior quarterback Jake Waters earned Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week honors, the conference office announced Monday. The accolade is the first of Waters’ career […]

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Waters leads inconsistent K-State »

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By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES, Iowa (AP) – Kansas State certainly has its issues following a 32-28 win over Iowa State on Saturday. It also has mental toughness and a star quarterback in Jake Waters – two things that could go a long way in the Big 12 this season. The 19th-ranked Wildcats […]

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Kansas holds off Southeast Missouri State in season opener »

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Kansas Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. – The score read Kansas 34, Southeast Missouri State 7, at the beginning of the fourth quarterSaturday evening at Memorial Stadium. All of a sudden, the Redhawks exploded to hang 21-straight points on the Jayhawks after three fourth quarter touchdown passes from quarterback Kyle Snyder.SEMO trailed by only six points with 1:33 left on the […]

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Waters leads K-State rally past Cyclones »

K-State's Jake Waters scores the game winning touchdown against Iowa State's Nigel Tribune at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa on September 6, 2014. (Scott D. Weaver/K-State Athletics)

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Jake Waters ran for an 8-yard touchdown with 1:30 left to push 20th-ranked Kansas State past host Iowa State 32-28 on Saturday.Waters threw for 239 yards and ran for a career-high 138 yards for the Wildcats (2-0, 1-0 Big 12). They trailed by as much as 28-13 late in the first half before […]

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K-State’s Truman makes world stop in weight room »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Every school has “max-out day,” when guys try to better their best in a variety of weightlifting exercises. No. 20 Kansas State is no different. But when Jonathan Truman settles under the bar, everybody else in the room stops what they’re doing to watch. The […]

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