Keys To Victory Against Oklahoma State

Keys To Victory Against Oklahoma State

Kansas State finished the non-conference portion of their schedule undefeated by beating Stanford, Southern Illinois, and Nevada in impressive fashion. The Wildcats were so impressive that they received enough votes to earn a number 25 ranking in this week’s AP poll. They’ll try to keep the winning streak intact when they play Oklahoma State in Stillwater on Saturday. The Cowboys are also undefeated, but they have played an easier non-conference slate than K-State has. Oklahoma State opened as an eight-point…

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Is K-State The Most Impressive Team In the Big 12 So Far?

Is K-State The Most Impressive Team In the Big 12 So Far?

I saw three different independent Big 12 football rankings today that had Kansas State at or near the top of their lists. Pete Mundo of Heartland College Sports has K-State ranked number one in his weekly power rankings. Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman also had K-State ranked number one in his Big 12 football rankings. Guerin Emig of the Tulsa World has K-State ranked number three in his Big 12 rankings. I also saw that Stephen Polacheck of Power Digits…

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K-State Ranked 25th in the AP Poll

K-State Ranked 25th in the AP Poll

K-State moved into the Associated Press football poll at number 25 after their 38-17 victory over Nevada on Saturday. The voters in the Coaches Poll weren’t nearly as kind. K-State received 40 votes, which ranked them 33rd. Also of note, Oklahoma State is a nine-point favorite over the Wildcats on Saturday. That’s an eyebrow raiser.

From The Couch – Martyball Has Nothing on Kliemanball

From The Couch – Martyball Has Nothing on Kliemanball

The thought that kept creeping into my mind as I was watching the K-State Wildcats beat the Nevada Wolf Pack 38-17 yesterday was that “this K-State offense looks like Martyball.” The late Marty Schottenheimer coached the Kansas City Chiefs from 1989 to 1998. His brand of football was coined “Martyball.” What was “Martyball?” It meant playing smashmouth football by running the ball, playing strong defense, and creating turnovers. Chris Klieman is molding this type of team, and he’s proving that…

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From The Couch – K-State Coaches Discuss The Quarterback Situation

From The Couch – K-State Coaches Discuss The Quarterback Situation

Chris Klieman and offensive coordinator Courtney Messingham spoke with the media this week and many of the questions they fielded had to do with the quarterback position. It sounds like Skylar Thompson is week-to-week and Will Howard and Jaren Lewis aren’t as far apart as we thought. Here’s what they said… “He is going to be out this week, then we’ll reevaluate it based on how he’s feeling as well as based on what the docs say. “…Chris Klieman on…

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