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Slate: Injuries Suck

Kansas State is dealing with its share of injuries heading into the season, plus other notes on Football and Soccer.

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Just like Kansas State we’re saving out legs for the start of football season. As such here’s the quick and dirty Thursday Slate.

ICYMI, Drew Schneider theorized that Kansas State’s new offensive system could lead to Kansas State becoming the new RBU.

Also catching us up on our days until football returns countdown, Bracket Cat hit numbers 12, and 10 for Landry Weber, and Will Jones II respectively:

Landry Weber

Will Jones II

Now onto new news,

Dave Skretta with the AP examines the two new coaches in the Sunflower State and the contrasts between the two. continues to share free content from D. Scott Fritchen who examines how Kansas State may utilize true freshman this coming season.

Injuries have hit Kansas State pretty hard this off-season, and more bad news came out this week. Presumptive fullback starter Adam Harter will miss all of 2019 with a non-contact injury. He will apply for a hardship waiver. -Greg Woods Manhattan Mercury

Another injury hit the linebacking corp as junior Cody Fletcher injured his right foot and will miss the Nicholls game. He is expected to return during K-State’s non-conference schedule. -Kellis Robinett, Wichita Eagle

New defensive tackles coach Mike Tuiasosopo puts little stock into how many snaps his D Tackles play. He’s much more focused on the quality of the snaps. -Ryan Black Manhattan Mercury

Both Kellis Robinett, and Ryan Black gave us their observations of the most recent open practice this past Monday:

Kellis Robinett, Wichita Eagle

Ryan Black, Manhattan Mercury

In get off my lawn news, current K-State students toured/tried the most hyped K-State bucket list items, and I’ll let you be the judge of just how wrong they were. -Dene Dryden, The Collegian

K-State soccer’s fourth season gets underway tomorrow, and the defining word for the team heading into this season is “Confidence”. -Greg Woods The Mercury