Surprising exactly nobody, it appears doing the Monday Slate is a lot easier when you have weekend slates. Everyone give Double-Ought a big hand. Later today, we'll have... some stuff. I'm not sure what yet, but it'll be awesome. Trust me. You trust me, right?
Also, we dropped the last of the four crowdsourcing polls. These will all remain open until Saturday afternoon if you haven't voted yet. Tomorrow, we'll have the Stephen F. Austin poll, which will include preliminary numbers for the win-loss picks; the Iowa State poll next week will have the final numbers.
John Zetmeir reports on Dante Barnett, who's pretty sure he's ready to fill Ty Zimmerman's cleats.
Sports on Earth's Matt Brown has K-State 17th, and his paragraph on the squad reads like he thinks he's underrating them. Meanwhile, USA Today's Paul Myerberg runs down his five dark horse playoff candidates and oh hell we're doomed now.
The Falcons have released our pal Tramaine Thompson.
Sliding down the ladder a bit, Tony Adame previews the Jayhawk Conference, picking Butler to win the title. Meanwhile, KWCH's Heather Williams reports on the plight of small-town Kansas high school football.