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Kansas State Athletics Jug Of News - 10/07/13

It’s now been two full nights since the painful loss to Oklahoma State on Saturday, yet I still find myself unable to escape the awful taste of bitterness from the game. If you’re feeling the same, here are some headlines to help take your mind off it. Also, here are some headlines to remind you of the game. You only have to read the ones you want.

Non-Football News For the Broken Hearted

The Big 12 coaches voted on preseason All-Conference players over the weekend, and Marcus Smart was predicted to be the Big 12 player of the year. K-State’s Shane Southwell was an honorable mention.

The Oakland Raiders are reportedly interested in former K-State quarterback Josh Freeman. Looks like they’re about the only team willing to look at him at the moment. Freeman worked with Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Olson for three years in Tampa Bay (okay, so this is technically football news, but some sort of non-current Wildcat player qualifier applies).

“Madness In Manhattan” will kick off the 2013-14 basketball season, and is less than three weeks away.

Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams looked good at the Rim Rock Invitational.

Following a frustrating start to Big 12 play after a stellar nonconference run, the volleyball team collected it’s first league win against TCU on Saturday. The game went to five sets, with the Wildcats pulling out a 15-7 victory in the final set to take home a win.

Still trying to determine if this situation is a dream or a nightmare. A half-ton of bacon? Seriously?

Some Football News For Those Masochists That Can’t Move On

NewsOK gives the numbers that mattered during the K-State/Oklahoma State game on Saturday.

Speaking of NewsOK, the outlet also takes a look at the good and bad that was Daniel Sams.

Defensive end Laton Dowling is receiving unwanted national attention for a busted kick return.

K-State’s next game is against Baylor, who just set about 1,000 records against West Virginia. I still believe an upset is possible. Daniel Sams, ball control, AND FOR HEAVEN’S SAKE, STOP TURNING THE BALL OVER!

Tags: Basketball Baylor Cross Country Football Josh Freeman K-State Kansas State Rim Rock Invitational Volleyball

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