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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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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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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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Kansas State cracks AP preseason top 20 »

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Kansas State checks in at No. 20 in the Associated Press preseason college football poll. It’s the second time in the last three years the Wildcats have been ranked in the initial AP poll and their highest preseason ranking since 2004. Defending national-champion Florida State is No. 1  for the sixth time after receiving 57 […]

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Wildcats aim to build off momentum of last year »

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Things couldn’t be much different for Kansas State from a season ago. The Wildcats are now settled at quarterback with Jake Waters. They have a bevy of talent back on defense. And they have a load of momentum heading into the season after winning six of their last seven games, including […]

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K-State Ranked 21st in Preseason Coaches Poll »

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Kansas State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – For the second time in the last three seasons, Kansas State was ranked 21st in the Preseason Amway Coaches Poll released Thursday morning as the Cats were one of four Big 12 teams ranked in the season’s initial top 25. The Wildcats were also ranked 21st by the coaches prior to the Big 12 […]

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Big 12 commish’s dire warning about pending change »

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By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer DALLAS (AP) – Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby warns that anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now will hate what’s coming. During his opening address at Big 12 football media days Monday, Bowlsby said significant changes are on the way. Bowlsby isn’t sure people understand how […]

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Kansas State picked 3rd, Kansas 10th in Big 12 Preseason Football Poll »

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The media’s Big 12 football preseason poll is out and Kansas State is picked finish third and Kansas 10th. Oklahoma is the media pick to the win conference title, just ahead of last year’s champ Baylor. The third place pick is the Wildcats highest since the conference went to full round robin play in 2011. […]

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Four Wildcats named to preseason All-Big 12 Team »

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Kansas State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State placed a total of four football players on the 2014 Preseason All-Big 12 team as voted on by media representatives who cover the league, the conference office announced Wednesday. Wide receiver and kick returner Tyler Lockett was named to the preseason team for the third-straight season, while offensive linemen […]

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Upgrades coming to KSU’s Bramlage Coliseum »

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Kansas State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – Dramatic improvements in fan experience amenities and game atmosphere will highlight upgrades to Bramlage Coliseum, as K-State Athletics announced that a new high-definition Panasonic center-hung videoboard, six additional LED displays and a state-of-the-art, innovative lighting and sound systems will be installed this fall. In keeping with its goal of providing […]

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National broadcasts highlight TV picks for four K-State football games »

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Four of K-State’s 2014 football games are among the Big 12 Conference’s early national television selections, highlighted by the much anticipated September 18 matchup with SEC Champion Auburn, as the league office announced today designations for the opening three weeks of the season and special Thursday night broadcasts. The Wildcats’ August 30 season opener against Stephen F. Austin will be […]

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