Apologies for the late start. Let's jump right in. First up Curtis Kitchen reminded us that the men's basketball team is very much a work in progress and the Negative Nancy's need to pipe down.
Last night put a cap on the 2015 College Football season, with a great final chapter. Kudos to Alabama on the championship, and a shout-out for the best onside kick in a championship game. Now it's time to move onto the rumors of Brent Venables leaving Clemson to come back to Kansas State. (please be true, please be true).
Also of note is, USA Today's final grades for all 128 FBS teams. Let's just say Kansas State isn't going to be the valedictorian anytime soon. (Paul Myerberg, USA Today)
In more local flavor, Blair Kerkhoff looks back at the 2015 College Football Season. (Blair Kerkhoff, KC Star)
Yesterday Barry Brown won the Big 12 Newcomer of the Week award by leading K-State in scoring against both Texas and Oklahoma. (Kellis Robinett, Wichita Eagle)
In a weekly look around the Big 12, Mr. Robinett notes Iowa State's shaky start to conference play. (Kellis Robinett, Wichita Eagle)
It's a big week for Kansas State basketball as they need to find a way to win at least one of the next two if they hope to compete for a tournament spot. (Ken Corbitt, Topeka Capital-Journal)
Finally, another preview of tonight's game against the Red Raiders of Texas Tech. (Kellis Robinett, Kansas City Star.)