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With the annual Purple-White game this Saturday, Spring Football is dominating the headlines.

Could Byron Pringle be the answer to replacing Tyler Lockett?
Could Byron Pringle be the answer to replacing Tyler Lockett?
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In this week's Big 12 mailbag, Brandon Chatmon believe it will be a tall task for Kansas State to win 9 games. (Brandon Chatmon, ESPN.com)

Injuries took a toll on the defensive side of the ball last season, but that isn't stopping Bill Snyder from trying to correct the defensive issues this spring. (staff reports, The Mercury)

Yesterday, Bill Snyder spoke to the media about the format of the spring game, who has played well in Spring practice, and the potential of former Wildcat Cody Whitehair. (Jake Lebahn, WIBWnews.com)

In his mid-week musings, Kevin Haskin advises that it's unlikely the format of this years Purple-White game will be different than previous years. (Kevin Haskin, Capital Journal)

It's rare for Bill Snyder to single out a specific player for praise, but Byron Pringle is one of those rare players. Pringle still has three years of eligibility after playing only one season at Butler Community College. (Ken Corbitt, Capital Journal)

Trouble with the law is usually a one way ticket off of Kansas State's football team, however, Byron Pringle appears to be an exception. After meeting with Mr. Pringle during recruiting, Bill Snyder offered him a scholarship even though Pringle served four years probation and 100 hours of community service for various offense he committed as a 16 year old.(Kellis Robinett, Wichita Eagle)

Injuries were the major theme of the 2015 season, and the spring game will give Wildcat fans their first chance to see how many of those injured players are recovering. (Alexander Schneider, Heartland College Sports)

Kansas State and Nebraska battled to a 1-1 tie through 10 innings. Then in the 11th the Nebraska offense awoke scoring four runs in inning to finish of the BatCats 5-1. (Keith Yaple, Corn Nation)

Tonight, the BatCats look to recover against the University of Nebraska Omaha. First pitch is at 6:35 pm. (Avery Osen, The Collegian)

Today, Retired U.S. Air Force General Richard B. Myers will be introduced as Interim President of Kansas State University. (Jared Broyles, KSNT.com)

This information just missed yesterday's slate, but moving forward our very own JT VanGilder is a regular guest on "The GamePlan" on 1410 KGSO in Wichita, KS. JT usually appeares between 6:30 am and 7 am. If you're not in the Wichita area you can stream live at their website or listen via a streaming app. (JT suggest the Tune-in app.)