Iowa LB Campbell honored as college football’s top scholarDecember 7, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Iowa linebacker Jack Campbell won the William V. Campbell Trophy on Tuesday night, becoming the first player from the school to be named college football's top scholar-athlete.
Campbell, the Big Ten's defensive player of the year, receives a $25,000 postgraduate scholarship from the National Football Foundation.
K-State seeks B12 title game spot vs. undefeated TCUNovember 23, 2022 GMT
Things to watch during Week 13 in the Big 12 Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEK
Kansas (6-5, 3-5 Big 12) at No. 15 Kansas State (8-3, 6-2, No. 12 CFP)
Howard gets start as No. 19 K-State seeks title game berthNovember 17, 2022 GMT
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Being a backup quarterback can be a lonely job, except for this season in the Big 12.
No. 19 K-State looks to move closer to title game, faces WVUNovember 16, 2022 GMT
No. 19 Kansas State (7-3, 5-2 Big 12, No. 15 CFP) at West Virginia (4-6, 2-5), Saturday, 2 p.m. EST (ESPN+)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Kansas State by 7 1/2.
Super sub Howard leads No. 23 K-State to 31-3 rout of BaylorNovember 13, 2022 GMT
WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 23 Kansas State lost control of its path to the Big 12 championship game last week when quarterback Will Howard was watching from the sideline.
The super sub helped the Wildcats get it back, with a little help from undefeated conference leader TCU.
Robinson stars as Texas holds off No. 13 K-State, 34-27November 6, 2022 GMT
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Two weeks ago, Texas let a game against Oklahoma State slip away in the fourth quarter.
The Longhorns weren't about to let it happen again.
After riding Bijan Robinson to a 31-10 halftime lead at Kansas State, then watching the No.
No. 13 K-State with intriguing QB question as Texas loomsNovember 3, 2022 GMT
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Will Howard could have sulked when he lost the starting quarterback job at Kansas State to Adrian Martinez, the transfer from Nebraska who had never thrown a pass for the Wildcats.
No. 9 Oklahoma St visits No. 22 K-State in Big 12 showdownOctober 27, 2022 GMT
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State hopes to know late in the week whether it will have Adrian Martinez under center when the No. 22 Wildcats play ninth-ranked Oklahoma State in a game that could help decide who plays in the Big 12 championship game.
Big 12: Oklahoma St vs. K-State in clash of 2nd-place teamsOctober 27, 2022 GMT
Some things to watch during Week 9 in Big 12 Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 9 Oklahoma State (6-1, 3-1 Big 12) at No. 22 Kansas State (5-2, 3-1). A Saturday matchup of the teams tied for second place in the Big 12 standings.
K-State QB Martinez among 15 finalists for academic HeismanOctober 26, 2022 GMT
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Kansas State quarterback Adrian Martinez and Iowa linebacker Jack Campbell were among 15 players named finalists Wednesday for the William V. Campbell Trophy, given to college football's top scholar-athlete.
AP Big 12 midseason honoree Martinez enjoys winning feelingOctober 11, 2022 GMT
Adrian Martinez had done just about everything in his first four years of college football except play on a winning team.
Those wins are finally coming for him at Kansas State.
The 17th-ranked Wildcats (5-1, 3-0) sit atop the Big 12 standings in large part because of their dual-threat quarterback.
Tennant FG rallies No. 20 Kansas State past Iowa State 10-9October 9, 2022 GMT
AMES, Iowa (AP) — A little craziness helped No. 20 Kansas State survive an upset bid by Iowa State, 10-9, on Saturday night.
Adrian Martinez passed for 246 yards and rushed for 77, helping the Wildcats improve to 5-1 overall and 3-0 in the Big 12.
No. 20 K-State’s Martinez, Vaughn face stout Iowa St defenseOctober 6, 2022 GMT
No. 20 Kansas State (4-1, 2-0 Big 12) at Iowa State (3-2, 0-2), Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ET (ESPNU)
Line: Kansas State by 2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Transfers making a big impact for Big 12′s early leadersOctober 4, 2022 GMT
Adrian Martinez, Dillon Gabriel, Quinn Ewers and JT Daniels understandably topped the preseason lists of players transferring to Big 12 schools. They're quarterbacks, after all.
While Kansas State's Martinez might be the conference's most celebrated transfer after the first month of the season, it's been lesser-known transfers who have been big difference-makers for the surprise teams at the top of the Big 12 standings.
Athletics begin 3-game series with the AngelsOctober 3, 2022 GMT
Los Angeles Angels (73-86, third in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (57-102, fifth in the AL West)
Oakland, California; Monday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Patrick Sandoval (6-9, 3.09 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 145 strikeouts); Athletics: Adrian Martinez (4-6, 6.08 ERA, 1.48 WHIP, 48 strikeouts)
No. 25 Kansas State holds off Texas Tech 37-28October 1, 2022 GMT
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — All it took was one play for Kansas State quarterback Adrian Martinez to set the tone against Texas Tech.
And that play was the first of Saturday's game — a 57-yard run that quickly put the Red Raiders on their heels.
Los Angeles Angels and Oakland Athletics meet in game 2 of seriesSeptember 28, 2022 GMT
Oakland Athletics (56-98, fifth in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (68-86, third in the AL West)
Anaheim, California; Wednesday, 9:38 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Adrian Martinez (4-5, 6.10 ERA, 1.52 WHIP, 44 strikeouts); Angels: Michael Lorenzen (7-6, 4.78 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 70 strikeouts)
Kansas State leads No. 6 Oklahoma the whole way in 41-34 winSeptember 25, 2022 GMT
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Kansas State quarterback Adrian Martinez ran for 148 yards and four touchdowns, and the Wildcats stunned No. 6 Oklahoma 41-34 on Saturday night.
Martinez also passed for 234 yards and a score and Deuce Vaughn rushed for 116 yards for the Wildcats (3-1, 1-0 Big 12).
Martinez runs for 4 TDs, K-State stuns No. 6 Sooners 41-34September 25, 2022 GMT
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Kansas State has done it again.
Quarterback Adrian Martinez ran for 148 yards and four touchdowns, and the Wildcats stunned No. 6 Oklahoma 41-34 on Saturday night.
Kansas State beat Oklahoma in 2012, 2014, 2019 and 2020, but an upset seemed unlikely this time — the Wildcats were coming off a home loss to Tulane the previous week.
Athletics host the Mariners on 3-game home win streakSeptember 22, 2022 GMT
Seattle Mariners (81-67, second in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (55-94, fifth in the AL West)
Oakland, California; Thursday, 3:37 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: George Kirby (0-0); Athletics: Adrian Martinez (4-5, 5.77 ERA, 1.51 WHIP, 37 strikeouts)
Houston Astros and Oakland Athletics play in game 2 of seriesSeptember 16, 2022 GMT
Oakland Athletics (52-92, fifth in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (94-50, first in the AL West)
Houston; Friday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Adrian Martinez (4-4, 5.59 ERA, 1.53 WHIP, 31 strikeouts); Astros: Justin Verlander (0-0)
K-State gets Tulane in final tune-up before facing OklahomaSeptember 15, 2022 GMT
Tulane (2-0) at Kansas State (2-0), Saturday, 3 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
Line: Kansas State by 13 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
K-State blows out Mizzou 40-12 in first meeting since 2011September 10, 2022 GMT
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The century-old rivalry between Kansas State and Missouri still means something in Big 12 country, more than a decade after the Tigers bolted the league for the SEC, and that was evident this week when Wildcats coach Chris Klieman asked players who grew up across the border to talk about it.
White Sox visit the Athletics on 3-game road win streakSeptember 10, 2022 GMT
Chicago White Sox (71-68, second in the AL Central) vs. Oakland Athletics (50-89, fifth in the AL West)
Oakland, California; Saturday, 4:07 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Lance Lynn (5-5, 4.34 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, 102 strikeouts); Athletics: Adrian Martinez (4-3, 4.37 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 29 strikeouts)
College QB shuffle: about half of FBS starters are transfersSeptember 8, 2022 GMT
Spencer Rattler, Chandler Morris and Tanner Mordecai were all once in the same quarterbacks room at Oklahoma.
A couple of years ago, JT Daniels and Kedon Slovis were studying the Southern California playbook together.
Athletics aim to stop 4-game losing streak, take on the OriolesSeptember 4, 2022 GMT
Oakland Athletics (49-85, fifth in the AL West) vs. Baltimore Orioles (71-61, fourth in the AL East)
Baltimore; Sunday, 1:35 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Adrian Martinez (3-3, 5.28 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 25 strikeouts); Orioles: Spenser Watkins (4-5, 4.26 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 56 strikeouts)
Vaughn helps Kansas State run past South Dakota, 34-0September 4, 2022 GMT
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Chris Klieman thought Kansas State had a nice set of offensive plays ready for the opening series of the season.
The Wildcats only got to call one of them Saturday night.
K-State opens against South Dakota with big expectationsSeptember 1, 2022 GMT
South Dakota (0-0) at Kansas State (0-0), Saturday, 7 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
Line: No early line on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Yankees meet the Athletics with 2-1 series leadAugust 28, 2022 GMT
New York Yankees (78-49, first in the AL East) vs. Oakland Athletics (47-81, fifth in the AL West)
Oakland, California; Sunday, 4:07 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Clarke Schmidt (5-2, 2.18 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 29 strikeouts); Athletics: Adrian Martinez (0-0)
K-State eyes top of Big 12 behind bevy of returning startersAugust 19, 2022 GMT
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The expectations when Kansas State coach Chris Klieman was plying his trade at North Dakota State began and ended with winning the FCS national championship, and he managed to pull off the feat four times in five years.
Giants try to secure 2-game series win against the AthleticsAugust 7, 2022 GMT
San Francisco Giants (52-55, third in the NL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (41-67, fifth in the AL West)
Oakland, California; Sunday, 4:07 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Logan Webb (9-5, 3.20 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 110 strikeouts); Athletics: Adrian Martinez (0-0)
Padres acquire LHP Sean Manaea in trade with AthleticsApril 3, 2022 GMT
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — The San Diego Padres bolstered their rotation on Sunday, acquiring left-hander Sean Manaea in a trade with the Oakland Athletics.
San Diego got the 30-year-old Manaea and minor league right-hander Aaron Holiday from Oakland for pitching prospect Adrian Martinez and minor league infielder Euribiel Angeles.
Texas transfer Thompson opens spring as Nebraska’s No. 1 QBMarch 1, 2022 GMT
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Casey Thompson, who started 10 games and passed for 24 touchdowns for Texas last season, opened Nebraska's spring practice Monday as its No. 1 quarterback.
“I think he's the best one right now,” new offensive coordinator Mark Whipple said.
Ex-Florida St QB Chubba Purdy announces transfer to NebraskaJanuary 17, 2022 GMT
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Florida State quarterback Chubba Purdy announced his decision to transfer to Nebraska on Monday.
QB Adrian Martinez transferring from Nebraska to Kansas St.December 17, 2021 GMT
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Adrian Martinez is heading to Kansas State from Nebraska.
The four-year starting quarterback for the Cornhuskers announced Thursday night on Twitter that he would transfer to K-State.
Huskers QB Adrian Martinez puts name in transfer portalDecember 2, 2021 GMT
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez announced Thursday that he will enter the transfer portal, another blow for the struggling Cornhuskers.
The three-time captain completed his best season in 2021, completing 61.8% of his throws for 2,863 yards with 14 touchdowns and 10 interceptions for a career-best rating of 149.0.
No. 17 Hawkeyes will try for 7th straight win over NebraskaNovember 24, 2021 GMT
No. 17 Iowa (9-2, 6-2 Big Ten, No. 16 CFP) at Nebraska (3-8, 1-7), Friday at 1:30 p.m. EST (Big Ten Network).
Line: Iowa by 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Huskers to be without injured QB Martinez versus No. 17 IowaNovember 22, 2021 GMT
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez will miss the Cornhuskers' season finale against Iowa because of a shoulder injury, coach Scott Frost announced Monday.
Frost said redshirt freshman Logan Smothers would start Friday against the 17th-ranked Hawkeyes (9-2, 6-2 Big Ten).
No. 19 Wisconsin seeks 7th straight win as it hosts NebraskaNovember 19, 2021 GMT
Nebraska (3-7, 1-6 Big Ten) at No. 19 Wisconsin (7-3, 5-2, No. 15 CFP), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (ABC).
Line: Wisconsin by 7 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook
After overhauling staff, Nebraska faces No. 19 WisconsinNovember 18, 2021 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s top-ranked defense faces the challenge of preparing for the unknown as it gets ready to face a Nebraska team that just overhauled its offensive coaching staff.
Saturday’s matchup at Camp Randall Stadium will be Nebraska’s first game since Cornhuskers coach Scott Frost fired four offensive assistants, including coordinator Matt Lubick.
Tough 2nd-half defense lifts Boilermakers past Huskers 28-23October 31, 2021 GMT
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Purdue didn't let a bad performance in its previous game carry over to the next one.
Aidan O’Connell threw for two touchdowns, Purdue intercepted four of Adrian Martinez’s passes, and the Boilermakers beat Nebraska 28-23 on Saturday.
Nebraska’s bowl hopes will fade without victory over PurdueOctober 28, 2021 GMT
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — For Nebraska, the final stretch of the season is all about gaining bowl eligibility.
Considering the Cornhuskers (3-5, 1-4 Big Ten) would need to go 3-1 against a difficult schedule, Saturday's game against Purdue is as close as it gets to a must win.
Struggle is real when most Big Ten offenses enter red zoneOctober 26, 2021 GMT
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — For all the drama of Illinois' nine-overtime win at Penn State, the game was illustrative of the difficulties many Big Ten teams are encountering when their offenses get near the goal line.
Slip-up margin slimmed, Nebraska seeks progress at MinnesotaOctober 14, 2021 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hints of that long-awaited breakthrough for Nebraska under coach Scott Frost have been apparent lately, as the Huskers more than held their own through a tough stretch on the schedule.
Moody’s late FG lifts No. 9 Michigan past Nebraska 32-29October 10, 2021 GMT
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh called the ninth-ranked Wolverines' come-from-behind victory over Nebraska a “Clint Eastwood win.”
Jake Moody hit a 39-yard field goal with 1:24 remaining to lift Michigan to a 32-29 win over upset-minded Nebraska on Saturday night.
Cornhuskers start fast in 56-7 rout against NorthwesternOctober 3, 2021 GMT
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — In the 10 years since Nebraska joined the Big Ten, the Cornhuskers' tightest games have been against Northwestern.
On a Saturday night when the Huskers were nearly flawless after back-to-back mistake-filled losses to ranked opponents, they posted their most lopsided Big Ten win against the Wildcats.
No. 3 Oklahoma to host old rival NebraskaSeptember 16, 2021 GMT
Nebraska (2-1) at No. 3 Oklahoma (2-0), Saturday at noon EDT (Fox).
Line: Oklahoma by 22 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Nebraska prepares for Sooners with 28-3 victory over BuffaloSeptember 12, 2021 GMT
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Before Saturday, it had been two years since Nebraska won consecutive games.
Never mind the Cornhuskers' 28-3 victory was against a Buffalo team from the Mid-American Conference and that it followed last week's win over Fordham of the Championship Subdivision.
Martinez leads Huskers past Fordham in 52-7 bounce-back winSeptember 4, 2021 GMT
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Fordham hung tough with Nebraska for a while, but ultimately the Cornhuskers imposed their will on their overmatched visitor from New York City.
Adrian Martinez ran for two touchdowns and passed for another, and the Huskers broke away in the second quarter and went on to a 52-7 victory Saturday.
Nebraska’s Martinez set to play like he has nothing to loseAugust 16, 2021 GMT
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Adrian Martinez has been through a lot of losing, his body has taken a beating and he has dealt with the frustration of not being able to recapture the form that made him one of the nation's top freshman quarterbacks in 2018.
Husker QB Martinez impressed by freshman McCaffreyMarch 26, 2019 GMT
Over the course of the past two months — and in the first two weeks of Nebraska spring football — praise for freshman quarterback Luke McCaffrey has been steady.
Husker QB Martinez: Offseason Heisman talk ‘humbling’March 6, 2019 GMT
It would be nearly impossible for this offseason’s Heisman Trophy hype to miss Adrian Martinez completely.
Of course the Fresno, California, native and sophomore Nebraska quarterback has heard his name mentioned on shortlists and by oddsmakers as among the country's top candidates for the upcoming fall.
Talented, inexperienced young group will have plenty of opportunities for HuskersDecember 24, 2018 GMT
You don’t have to step out on too thin a limb to say that the 2019 Nebraska football team will rely heavily on its young players.
One needs only to look at the 2018 season — Scott Frost’s first at the helm — and the five true freshmen who held major roles in quarterback Adrian Martinez, running back Maurice Washington, outside linebacker Caleb Tannor, cornerback Cam Taylor and kicker Barret Pickering for evidence.
Nebraska’s Ozigbo & Martinez honored by Big TenNovember 13, 2018 GMT
Nebraska running back Devine Ozigbo was named the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week and quarterback Adrian Martinez was honored as the Big Ten Freshman of the Week, the conference announced today.
Husker Extra Podcast: The Don’t-Call-it-a-Winning-Streak EditionOctober 25, 2018 GMT
Steven M. Sipple, Parker Gabriel and Chris Basnett peg Lamar Jackson, Devine Ozigbo and Adrian Martinez as three of the most compelling storylines of the season. Plus a look at Bethune-Cookman, thinking about the stretch run of the Huskers' season and a healthy dose of hoops talk as the season nears.
Husker Extra Podcast: The Is This Finally the Week for the Huskers EditionOctober 11, 2018 GMT
Steven M. Sipple and Parker Gabriel break down Nebraska freshman quarterback Adrian Martinez's promising start to the season, the ways in which the winless Huskers still must improve quickly and discuss whether NU is equipped to handle power football teams.
QB Martinez starting for Huskers; Domann not on trip; other pregame observationsSeptember 24, 2018 GMT
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Adrian Martinez is back.
Nebraska's freshman quarterback is starting here against Michigan after missing one week with a right knee injury.
Martinez stayed loose on the exercise bike on the visiting sideline while NU's captains were at midfield for the coin toss and then trotted onto the field with the first-team offense.
Huskers got ‘all dressed up for nothing.’ Now eager for real openerSeptember 5, 2018 GMT
LINCOLN — Sunday wasn’t all that different from usual for the Nebraska football team. Players came for meals and watched some film on Colorado. Coaches schemed and spent time with visiting recruits.
‘Messy’: QB transfers the new normal in college footballAugust 28, 2018 GMT
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The day after Adrian Martinez was pronounced the winner of Nebraska's quarterback competition, the runner-up left school.
At Clemson, the arrival of celebrated freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence sent three other quarterbacks — one a former five-star recruit who signed just last year — looking for new teams.
Frost selects Martinez as Huskers’ starting quarterback for openerAugust 27, 2018 GMT
LINCOLN — The quarterback competition raged for eight months. Through 15 spring practices and 20 more in training camp. It was the subject of much written and verbal evaluations, not to mention countless fan debates.