Kansas State Wildcats News
10-20-14: Kansas State finds itself alone atop the Big 12 after going into Oklahoma and pulling off the 31-30 road upset. Quarterback Jake Waters had another huge game. Waters threw for 225 yards and two touchdowns. His four-yard TD run midway through the third quarter that proved to be the difference. The Wildcats were outgained 533-385, but managed to find a way to win. AP No. 11 K-State hosts Texas this week.
10-15-14: Bill Snyder’s squad had a week off before a critical stretch of games in which the Wildcats will face Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and TCU. Kansas State quarterback Jake Waters has 1,206 passing yards and 320 rushing yards along with 13 total touchdowns. Tyler Lockett and Curry Sexton have combined for 57 catches for 734 yards and five TD’s on the season. K-State travels to Norman this week to square off against the Sooners.
10-6-14: The Wildcats had 535 total yards and forced four turnovers in an easy 45-13 win over an awful Texas Tech team this past Saturday. Jake Waters had 395 yards total accounted for five total touchdowns. The quarterback threw for 290 yards and four TD’s. He also ran for 105 yards and a TD. Bill Snyder’s defense held the Red Raiders to 347 yards. They intercepted Red Raider quarterback Davis Webb four times. The Wildcats have a bye this week.
10-1-14: The Wildcats bounced back from last week's tough home loss to Auburn by dominating the UTEP Miners, jumping out to an early 45-0 lead en route to a 58-28 victory. Kansas State got 209 passing yards and a touchdown from quarterback Jake Waters, who also ran for a TD. Charles Jones ran for three scores. K-State held the Miners to just 260 total yards. The Wildcats host Texas Tech this weekend.
9-22-14: The Wildcats were oh so close to pulling off the upset of Auburn this past Thursday. The Tigers squeezed out a 20-14 victory over Bill Snyder’s team. QB Jake Waters threw for 245 yards, but he also tossed two picks, with one in the Auburn end zone. The Wildcats also fumbled the ball away, and Jack Cantele missed three crucial field goals. What could have been if they didn’t make those mistakes. Kansas State will host UTEP this week.
9-15-14: The Kansas State Wildcats were idle this past week, but have a huge challenge this week as they take on No. 5 Auburn this Thursday. According to the Kansas City Star, Auburn will be the highest-ranked nonconference opponent visiting Manhattan since No. 2 Penn State in 1969. Last week, K-State was mistake-prone against Iowa State. They committed 10 penalties for 77 yards and surrendering 28 straight points in the first half. The Wildcats rallied to win 32-28, but need to focus and be more discipline this week.
9-9-14: Kansas State won its Big 12 opener 33-28 over Iowa State in dramatic fashion, scoring the game's final 19 points. The Wildcats led 13-0 before allowing ISU to take control of the game. The Cyclones went from down 13 to up 15 in less than a quarter of play. K-State would recover as QB Jake Waters recorded a game-winning rushing TD on an eight-yard run with 1:30 remaining in the game. Waters finished with 377 yards of total offense, including 138 on the ground on 20 carries. The Wildcats have a bye next week.
9-4-14: The Wildcats had no trouble beating FCS opponent Stephen F. Austin 55-16 a year after opening the season with a home loss to North Dakota State. Despite only one reception from star receiver Tyler Lockett, the Kansas State offense gained 478 yards. Quarterback Jake Waters had 278 yards total (223 passing, 55 rushing) and recording four overall touchdowns. Running back Charles Jones added a pair of TD’s on the ground, and the K-State defense held Stephen F. Austin to just 294 yards. Up next, K-State travels to Ames, IA to take on the Iowa State Cyclones.