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A little football, a little story, and a really wild cat

NCAA Football: Big 12 Conference-Media Day
Willie has nothing to do with everything. Enjoy.
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We have a bit of a grab-bag for you today, with a smattering of content across the sports spectrum for your perusal.


Yesterday at BotC, AMS, inspired by the creepy picture found on the cover of the 1969 media guide, brought back some history of the 1969 K-State football season.

Gracey, who celebrated her birthday yesterday, brought us a story about friends, rivalries, and someone gone just way too soon.


Since there is still basketball being played today, in Kansas City no less, we’ll lead with that. Specifically, Dana Altman is back in his old neck of the woods with a new team, as his Oregon Ducks will play their Sweet Sixteen game at the Sprint Center.

Doug Winkey, over at Fansided’s Busting Brackets, seems pretty confident Bruce Weber saved his job by getting his Wildcat squad back to the NCAA Tournament (careful, auto-video).


Ben Kercheval at CBS Sports made his picks for five potential Cinderella picks for the 2017 college football season, and K-State made the list thanks to Snyder’s wizardry and just the way the program operates at K-State (careful, auto-video).

Gabe Brooks at has a profile on Wildcat target Lance Robinson (S, De La Salle HS (New Orleans)), who has already visited K-State and likes the way K-State plays and his potential in the Cat Safety role.


From Corbin McGuire at, a feature on Wildcat great high-jumper, and current K-State assistant track coach, Erik Kynard and his career and joy he’s finding coaching at #HighJumpU.