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K-State Slate: 11.19.2014-WBB Wins, Commitments, & Football Prep

After a slow news Tuesday, today's slate is full of content from around Kansas State athletics.

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Willie is ready. Are you?
Willie is ready. Are you?
Scott Sewell-USA TODAY Sports

Man, those bye week blues are hard to shake off as Bring on the Cats was pretty slow news wise yesterday. Luke Thompson, and Jon Morse got together for Tuesday's FEPO, while Morse followed later, with a recap of the new College Football Playoff rankings.

Allan Taylor for Metro News in West Virginia, notes that Jake Waters unique set of skills presents a quandary for West Virginia's defense.

Stan Unruh reports on Jonathan Truman being named a semifinalist for the Burlsworth Award, given to the most outstanding football player who began his career as a walk-on.

The deathstar (and more specifically Jake Trotter) has your college football bowl projections. He's only predicting that 60% of the conference make a bowl (I know what the hell Okie Light, Texas Tech, Kansas and Iowa State?) with two Big 12 teams playing on New Year's day. Extra credit for correctly predicting which two.

With video from Bill Snyder's press conference at the top of the page, Ken Corbitt of The Capital Journal, writes about Kansas State's need to re-establish their rushing attack after only rushing for 74 yards in their two losses.

Over at the Charleston Daily Mail, Mike Casazza reports on Collin Kleins new job, QB mentor for Kansas State.

Paul Myerberg, of USA Today, wonders why the Playoff committee keeps sending mixed messages with some of these rankings.

Kevin Haskin at the Capital Journal, has his mid-week musings noting there is a ton of basketball all over the place right now.

Kansas State baseball picked up a commitment from a 6'-7" right handed pitcher Jacob Ruder, writes Jeff Kessinger of the Christian County Headliner News.

John Zetmeir from the Capital Journal, has your recap of the Lady Cats 65-36 beatdown of the UMKC Lady Kangaroos.

Chris Sandquist is the newest commitment for the Track and Field team, writes Larry Moritz, of the Salina Journal. Sandquist may also participate in cross country while focusing on the 800 and 1600 meter races.