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Slate: Who’s redshirting?

After 4 games we check in on who’s redshirting, plus other hot football topics to review, and notes on women’s basketball and last night’s volleyball loss.

NCAA Football: Bowling Green at Kansas State
Not this guy.
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Luke Thompson and Derek Moeller-Smith (Congratulations on the marriage my friend) were joined by Bring on the Podcats favorite Matt Wilson (aka Matt IsBear) to talk about this week’s game against Baylor.


Two topic remain hot surrounding the football team. The hottest of which remains the new look the Wildcats will debut this week. Our old pal Greg Woods with the Manhattan Mercury checks in with the story behind the new threads.

The other scorching subject? John Holcombe’s decision to transfer. Both Ryan Black with the Mercury and Kellis Robinett with the Wichita Eagle spoke with Colin Klein who expressed surprise at Holcombe’s decision.

Kellis Robinett-Wichita Eagle

Ryan Black- Manhattan Mercury

While not nearly as hot a topic as the above items, a still simmering topic is craptastic production put on by ESPN + for the OSU-KSU game. It was so bad, ESPN ACTUALLY apologized for the issues. Kellis reports on the “isolated issues” that caused the problems for ESPN.

Finally, looking ahead to this week. has a story on Baylor QB Charlie Brewer who has impressed Kansas State head man, Chris Klieman.

With the new redshirt rule freshman players are allowed to play in 4 games while still retaining their redshirt options. With 4 games in the books Hayden Barber at with the Wichita Eagle takes a look at where each K-State freshman sits on the redshirt tracker.


Shifting away from the gridiron to the hardwood, the women’s basketball team announced the broadcast schedule for the 2019-20 season. All of their Big 12 games will be shown on either ESPN+ or FS1/FSN. -Staff reports, Salina Post


Greg Woods is back again, this time examining Kansas State’s 3-0 loss to Texas Tech. It’s the first time since 1993 the Wildcats have been swept by Texas Tech.