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Kansas State's Schedule: One of the Worst in the Country

Kansas State's non conference schedule is one of the Top 5 easiest (read worst) in the country. It's time for this to change.

Time to step up your non-conference schedule Coach Snyder.
Time to step up your non-conference schedule Coach Snyder.
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We are just over a month away from Kansas State football! 32 days to be exact, and yesterday Bracket previewed Number 33 in his countdown to kickoff.

Also, yesterday, our beloved and intrepid leader Jon Morse answered the question "Why do schools move to FBS?" for our pre-season conditioning.

Lastly, David Ubben hates Kansas State! I kid of course, but he did call us "basically Texas" because we have no offense.

Bruce Feldman examines the Top 10 easiest non-conference schedules. And "shockingly" Kansas State checks in at the list tied with Oklahoma State for fifth. Baylor also checks in at eighth, so that's three Big 12 teams with cupcake schedules. These cupcake schedules are certainly not doing the conference any favors in helping to raise the conference profile.

Over at ESPN's Big 12 blog, Jake Trotter is once again previewing the 25 best players in the Big 12, and checking in at 25 for Kansas State is offensive lineman Cody Whitehair. Cody must step up this season, especially with the loss of B.J. Finney to graduation.

Jake also released his honorable mention list, which included the McMissile himself, Danzel McDaniel.

Jake Trotter was a busy man yesterday, as he examined Kansas State and the success they have when everyone seems to doubt them.

It appears the Waters to Lockett connection may not have ended as Jake Waters is confirmed to be working out for the Seattle Seahawks.

Max Olsen, released the Big 12 recruiting roundup and for Kansas State last week was a productive one as Jimmy McKinney, and Blake Hickey announced their commitment to Kansas State.

Former Wildcat starter Travis Green has found a landing spot at the University of New Mexico. The Albuquerque Journal has an interesting piece on how Green came to New Mexico, and it alludes to a problem with Bill Snyder as a primary reason for Green's decision to transfer.

The highest draft pick in Kansas State history, Terrance Newman is still playing for the same defensive coordinator he did when he first came into the league. This time it's with the Minnesota Vikings, where Newman is expected to be a starter for the 13th consecutive season.