Kansas State Rumors & News

  • Kansas State gives athletic director John Currie two-year extension through 2022

    Kansas.com "Kansas State athletic director John Currie has received a two-year contract extension that will run through 2022, the school announced Friday. Currie’s salary of $775,000 will remain unchanged under the new agreement, but he will receive retention bonuses if he remains at K-State through the..." April 22

  • Quarterback Jonathan Banks will transfer from Kansas State

    Kansas City Star "Kansas State’s upcoming quarterback competition got a little less crowded on Tuesday. Jonathan Banks, a former junior-college transfer who joined K-State last summer, will transfer to another school, he announced on Twitter. “After discussing with my family and God I have decided to leave..." February 02

  • K-State football lands Cal transfer cornerback Cedric Dozier

    The Topeka Capital-Journal "Kansas State's football team picked up some immediate help and some long-range help after a big on-campus recruiting weekend as national signing day approaches on Feb. 3. Cedric Dozier announced he will transfer from California to K-State for his final season, coming in with immediate..." January 25

  • Bryce English transfers from K-State to North Texas to be closer to cancer-stricken dad

    College Football Talk "A month after transferring to be closer to an ailing family member, Bryce English has found a new college football home closer to his actual home. In the same press release that confirmed the expected, that quarterback Alec Morris had transferred in, North Texas also announced that English has..." January 20

  • Bill Snyder to return to Kansas State sideline for 25th season in 2016

    CBS Sports "Snyder Magic will be back for its 25th season at Kansas State in 2016. Kansas State announced Monday that 76-year-old coach Bill Snyder, who had been considering retirement after the 2015 season, will be back next year. "Following our bowl game against Arkansas, I had a chance to visit with..." January 11

  • FB Glenn Gronkowski to skip senior season to enter NFL draft

    ESPN "Kansas State junior fullback Glenn Gronkowski will enter the NFL draft, according to multiple reports. "I think it's the right time," Gronkowski told Sports Illustrated after the Wildcats' 45-23 loss to Arkansas in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl on Saturday. "Time to move on." Glenn Gronkowski is..." January 03

  • Bill Snyder seemingly leans toward returning to Kansas State sideline next season

    Kansas City Star "Bill Snyder hasn’t decided whether he will retire at the conclusion of Kansas State’s football season, but he is currently leaning toward coaching for at least one more year. “As of right now, I have no reason not to,” Snyder told The Star on Tuesday after attending a College Football Hall of..." December 08

  • Kansas State safety Kaleb Prewett arrested on underage drinking charge

    Kansas.com "Kaleb Prewett, a sophomore defensive back with the Kansas State football team, was arrested Sunday morning in Manhattan on the charge of consumption and purchase of liquor by a minor. Prewett is 20. He is from Blue Springs, Mo. Riley County police arrested Prewett at 1:16 a.m. at the 1600..." December 08

  • One more year for Bill Snyder at Kansas State?

    College Football Talk "It might be hard to imagine a college football world without Bill Snyder on the sidelines at Kansas State. In fact, Snyder made his return to the Wildcats in some of the earliest days of College Football Talk (we’ve grown up so much over that time). With the coaching carousel in full operation,..." November 24

  • Bill Snyder writes letter to Kansas State students apologizing for loss

    CBS Sports "Bill Snyder's notes have gotten a lot of attention this season. The Kansas State coach made headlines after sending handwritten notes to Oklahoma State kicker Ben Grogan and TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin congratulating them on their efforts after playing the Wildcats. Both players had a hand..." October 19

  • Cre Moore, K-State football player, charged with DUI offense

    The Topeka Capital-Journal "Kansas State football player Cre Moore was arrested on a charge of driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol after he was involved in a one-vehicle crash early Sunday morning. The Riley County Police Department responded to an accident near the intersection of Poyntz and Evergreen..." October 06

  • K-State band director: Controversy is 'stupid'

    ESPN "In the wake of a controversial halftime show by Kansas State's marching band this past Saturday, the school's band director has received threats which could ultimately lead to the band skipping the school's Nov. 28 game against Kansas. "I've received 2,000 emails and messages and maybe 25 of..." September 11

  • Kansas State QB Jesse Ertz out 'for quite some time'

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Jesse Ertz’s stint as Kansas State’s starting quarterback in 2015 did not last long. Ertz left the Wildcats’ season-opening win over South Dakota Saturday after only a few plays. Head coach Bill Snyder said during the Big 12 coaches teleconference Monday that Ertz is “going to be out for quite..." September 08

  • Kansas State sanctions marching band director and will pay $5,000 fine to Big 12 after halftime show

    Kansas City Star "Kansas State announced several internal sanctions Tuesday following the controversial halftime show from its marching band during the Wildcats’ opening football game. The penalties include: ▪ A self-imposed $5,000 fine to be paid to the Big 12 Conference for violating the league’s..." September 08

  • Kansas State receiver Judah Jones transfers to Stephen F. Austin

    Kansas.com "Judah Jones, an athletic receiver and kick returner, has decided to transfer from Kansas State to Stephen F. Austin. He leaves the Wildcats as a redshirt sophomore and will have three years of eligibility remaining. He can play next season, because the Lumberjacks are members of the Football..." June 15

  • A freshman could make K-State QB race very interesting

    Fox Sports Kansas City "A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, there was a thing called a phone book. Ask your parents. It was heavy. The pages were thin. Government offices were listed at the front, residences were in the middle and so on. It showed up on your front porch one day, without fail, even though you..." April 21

  • Front-runner for K-State QB job has never started a game at QB…ever

    College Football Talk "Three players are in contention to replace Jake Waters for Kansas State’s starting quarterback job. There’s sophomore Jesse Ertz and freshman Alex Delton, but the front-runner has to be junior Joe Hubener. Hubener’s the most experienced of the bunch after seeing action in seven games a year ago,..." April 07

  • K-State's Clinkscales arrested in Manhattan

    The Topeka Capital-Journal "Kansas State football player Terrell Clinkscales was arrested Sunday morning on a failure to appear warrant and suspicion of witness/victim intimidation, according Riley County Police Department reports. Clinkscales was arrested at 4:01 a.m. at an apartment in Manhattan. He was released on..." December 16

  • Snyder has history of turning walk-ons into winners at Kansas State

    CBS Sports "Of all the cultures that pollute football these days -- you've read, heard or seen the worst lately -- Kansas State's is different. Pure. Better. Maybe the best. It's seemingly risky to proclaim anything absolutely good about the sport at the moment. Today's hero might be tomorrow's bum. But at..." September 17

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • K-State’s Bill Snyder says schools have ‘sold out’

    Kansas City Star "Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder had some harsh words for the state of college athletics during a news conference Wednesday at the team’s annual media day. After answering a wide range of questions about the upcoming season, he voiced his displeasure on the way universities have given in..." August 07

  • Former K-State O-lineman lands at North Texas

    College Football Talk "A few months after deciding to leave Kansas State, it appears Aderius Epps has found himself a new college football home. While North Texas has yet to announce his addition to the roster, Epps confirmed to the Denton Chronicle that he will continue his playing career with the Mean Green. The..." August 06

  • Kansas State's Daniel Sams transfers to McNeese State

    ESPN "Nebraska left the Big 12 years ago. But in the 2014 opener, the Cornhuskers will square off against one of the Big 12's top playmakers from last season. Former Kansas State quarterback Daniel Sams told ESPN.com on Wednesday that he will be transferring to Football Championship Subdivision..." May 29

  • Kansas State quarterback Daniel Sams granted release

    The Oklahoman "Kansas State quarterback Daniel Sams has been granted his release by the program and is likely headed to play for an FCS school, as reported by the Kansas City Star. Sams is a redshirt junior "looking for a fresh start after losing K-State’s starting job to Jake Waters last season," says Kellis..." May 14

  • Daniel Sams to transfer from K-State

    The Mercury "Apparently the move to wide receiver wasn’t what Daniel Sams was looking for next season. The former quarterback, who moved to receiver this spring, plans to transfer from Kansas State — likely to a FCS school where he would have two years of remaining eligibility and perhaps move back to QB...." May 13

  • K-State's Daniel Sams makes moves to wide receiver

    The Topeka Capital-Journal "He’s still listed as a quarterback on the roster and may take some snaps when the 2014 season gets under way, but right now in spring practice Daniel Sams is a wide receiver for the Kansas State football team. The possibility of Sams shifting to running back or receiver was broached late last..." April 10

  • Are signing day struggles a sign of weakness for the Big 12?

    San Antonio Express-News "Come in out of the cold and grab some piping hot information from the Big 12-pack this week. Here’s the best of a compendium of news, information and opinion about the conference. 1. As Big 12 officials scanned the recruiting rankings after National Signing Day, they can’t be happy about..." February 08

  • Future K-State lineman worked hard just to be noticed

    Kansas.com "College football coaches rarely visit Wiggins, Colo. The small town in the northeast quadrant of the Centennial State is home to roughly 900 people and one high school. Division I athletes hardly ever come out of such an out-of-the-way place. Even when a big and talented offensive lineman such..." February 04

  • Auburn-Kansas State football game will be on a Thursday in Manhattan

    Kansas City Star "The final piece of Kansas State’s 2014 football schedule has fallen into place. K-State will play Auburn on Sept. 18, a Thursday, at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. ESPN will broadcast the clash of Big 12 and SEC teams nationally in prime time. “The chance to host a program like Auburn on ESPN’s..." February 04