NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Brent Venables always has spoken highly of Kansas State, where he played linebacker and got his coaching start as an assistant under Bill Snyder.
He will face the Wildcats as head coach for the first time on Saturday, and he’s focused solely on getting the win for his sixth-ranked Sooners (3-0) in the Big 12 opener for both teams.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Michael Pratt only cared about one stat — the final score.
Pratt overcame two costly interceptions with a 4-yard touchdown pass to Tyrick James with 4:27 left and Tulane upset Kansas State 17-10 on Saturday.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The hallmark of the early Bill Snyder teams at Kansas State was a dominating defense, one so ferocious that highlights of players engulfing a running back or ripping the helmet off a quarterback are still shown in the stadium today.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A barefoot Jake Plummer took off from the group photo and did a partial lap around his former teammates, laughing the entire way.
Plummer and crew were back in Tempe on Saturday to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Arizona State's last Rose Bowl appearance.
There was a time not long ago when Kansas State fans desperately wanted Gary Patterson to leave Big 12 rival TCU and return to his alma mater to succeed longtime Wildcats coach Bill Snyder.
These days, many Horned Frogs fans would be fine seeing him go.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Iowa State has had varying levels of success against everybody in the Big 12 over the years, whether it's been upset wins over heavyweights such as Oklahoma and Texas or regular victories over schools such as Kansas.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Nevada has never made the pilgrimage to the plains to face Kansas State in football until this season.
That doesn't mean coach Jay Norvell doesn't know what the Wolf Pack are about to face Saturday.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Skylar Thompson was a mere 10 days into training camp this fall when the Kansas State quarterback acknowledged that he was having the best, most productive time of his entire college football career.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — About the only thing the football programs at Kansas and Kansas State have had in common much of the past three decades is the often desolate stretch of Interstate 70 that connects them...
Kansas State's secondary will be thinner for the foreseeable future.
Starting strong safety Denzel Goolsby sat out Saturday’s victory over Texas-San Antonio with an undisclosed injury. Goolsby was seen wearing a sling around his left arm at the K-State soccer team’s match against Missouri State on Friday.