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Author: Joe Mathieu

I am a 1996 K-State graduate and have not missed a basketball or football game in person, on television or on the radio since 1991. I am a K-State sports fanatic that takes the happenings in college sports way too seriously. Hope you enjoy reading.
Profiles In K-State Fandom – Jerod Eller

Profiles In K-State Fandom – Jerod Eller

The 12th installment of “Profiles in K-State fandom” features Jerod Eller. I met Jerod many years ago and we have remained good friends since we met. He takes the moniker “K-State Family” seriously, as he is raising his kids to follow in the Eller family footsteps of many generations of tremendous K-State fans. Wanna read about a family that bleeds purple? You’ll enjoy this one! JM: Tell me a little bit about your background.  Where were you born/where did you…

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Cooper Beebe – First Round NFL Draft Pick!?

Cooper Beebe – First Round NFL Draft Pick!?

Did you know K-State has not had an offensive guard selected in the NFL draft since 1974? That is, by far, the longest drought compared to any other position on the field. In fact, since 1999, K-State has had a player selected from every position other than punter. (For you trivia buffs out there, the lone K-State punter selected was Bob Coble in 1969 in the 15th round of the draft.) That will likely change this year, as offensive guard…

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Five Changes Chris Klieman Needs to Make at Kansas State

Five Changes Chris Klieman Needs to Make at Kansas State

K-State head football coach Chris Klieman made headlines this week when he said in a press conference that there will be “a lot” of changes to K-State football this fall. After drilling down to see what he meant, it appears K-State football fans will see some schematic changes on the offensive and defensive side of the football. Change is often good, and I am excited to see the football Wildcats take the field this fall. It also got me wondering…what…

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From The Couch – K-State Basketball Is Busy In the Transfer Portal

From The Couch – K-State Basketball Is Busy In the Transfer Portal

Jerome Tang and his K-State basketball staff are very busy working the transfer portal. Some talented players are considering the Wildcats. Let’s dive right into it… JM: Mitchell was a five-star player ranked as the number 13 player in the country coming out of high school in 2022. He played at Sunrise Christian in Wichita. JM: That’s two pretty high profile X accounts saying that Mitchell wants to come to K-State. “Not so fast” says KSO’s Derek Young…. JM: This…

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Profiles In K-State Fandom – Meri Miller-Kahle

Profiles In K-State Fandom – Meri Miller-Kahle

The 11th installment of “Profiles in K-State fandom” features Meri Miller-Kahle. Meri and I follow each other on X, but have never met in person. She was nominated by someone that I profiled previously. I consider myself one of the biggest K-State fans out there, but I am willing to admit that I pale in comparison to Meri. Reading through her profile makes me think I need to step up my game if I ever want to catch up with…

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