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The Wildcats take on the Falcons in Week 2

NCAA Football: Bowling Green at Oregon Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports

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Kansas State hosts Bowling Green today at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 11 AM, and the game will be available on FSN and on the K-State Sports Network. For more details, AMS brings you the all-important How to Watch post.

TB hasn’t kicked the tires on the Falcons (or at least not at the time of this writing), but Kansas State won the team’s only previous meeting way back in 1997 and is 9-2 all-time against MAC teams. It would not shock me if TB were to give the Wildcats the edge here.

The folks from Bowling Green might feel a bit differently about that. To find out more, check out the latest episode of Bring on the PodCats featuring Toledo Blade sports columnist, Dave Briggs.

For his part, Kellis Robinett thinks this might be the easiest game on Kansas State’s non-conference schedule. Bowling Green managed a blowout victory in Week 1 over Morgan State, but their opponent was bad, like 1988 Kansas State bad. But Kellis is nothing if not realistic, and refuses to modify his 6-6 prediction for the season in his weekly K-State Q&A.

On the other hand, Bowling Green does a lot of the same things on the football field that Kansas State hopes to do: run the ball, use tight ends, run multiple formations on running plays. Looking into the mirror can be fun, but can also present specific challenges as Chris Klieman and his staff prepare for the game.

We all know Stan Weber as a radio analyst and as a former Wildcat, but yesterday, he also got to experience proud parenthood in a unique way, as his daughter McKenzi and his son Landry both received athletic scholarships from the volleyball and football programs respectively.

If you’re like me, you’re not really sure about the whole “Pound the Stone” thing and are still curious about the sledgehammer. Well, worry no more. Here’s a primer on the slogan and how the sledgehammer came to be a thing.

And that’s it for your pre-game links and news. Happy weekend.

Go Cats!