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Kansas State beats North Dakota, and Returner U strikes again.

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Both Darren Sproles and Tyler Lockett made the Pro Bowl as punt returners, and Kansas State beat North Dakota 63-48.

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JT checks in with the Pro Bowl announcements which included two former Wildcat greats. Luke Thompson followed with a recap of the Wildcats win over a feisty North Dakota Fighting Hawks team.

The AP released their preview of the upcoming Liberty Bowl match-up between Arkansas and Kansas State.(AP via Foxsports.com)

Pro Bowl rosters were announced yesterday with Darren Sproles, and Tyler Lockett earning starting spots at punt returner. This is further evidence that great special teams play should be renamed to Snyderball from Beamerball.(Kellis Robinett, Wichita Eagle)

Brent Bielema and Bill Snyder share a familiar history. Both learned from the great Hayden Fry at Iowa before coming to Kansas State, and while Bielema has moved on from the Little Apple he'll always be able to pick up the phone and call his former mentor for advice. (Dave Skretta, AP via The Salina Journal)

Once again the offense did the Wildcats no favors as they were forced to overcome poor shooting for the third consecutive game in order to beat North Dakota. (Kellis Robinett, Wichita Eagle)

In addition to poor shooting, the Wildcats came out sluggish in the first half, and needed an 11-0 run early in the second half to pull away from the Fighting Hawks. (Matt Gasper, KSNT.com)