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Penalties continue to hold Kansas State back.

Plus the defense looks to continue its great play, and Jordy Nelson receives a huge honor.

NCAA Football: Florida Atlantic at Kansas State Scott Sewell-USA TODAY Sports


Missed in yesterday’s sLATEness was a story on Dominique Heath’s Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week award by former BOTC writer, Derek Smith.

Today, Derek brought everyone a story on Kansas State’s swarming defense, and it’s quest to return to the glory days of K-State defense. (Derek Smith, Junction City Daily Union)

The biggest issue for Kansas State through two games is the high number of penalties. (Kellis Robinett, KC Star) Bill Snyder teams are known for their clean play, but 2016 has been anything but clean. If the Wildcats hope to compete in the Big 12 they’ll need to clean up their act. (Scott Popp, The Collegian)

The ‘Cats will have one final chance to clean up their game before starting Big 12 play, with a game this Saturday against Missouri State. (Elliott Polakoff,

Another area of adjustment is on the offensive line, where former center Dalton Risner is still adjusting to his new position at right tackle. (Ken Corbitt, Capital Journal)

Jordy Nelson made the cereal box. No, not a Wheaties box, rather a cereal box named after himself. Jordy’s Farm Fresh Flakes was released on Monday, an unfortunately for Wildcat fans it is only available in Wisconsin. (Pete Grathoff, KC Star)