QB Skylar Thompson said after this loss that he felt that the Wildcats took West Virginia for granted. That is an attempt to excuse the loss when really they just got beat by a team that was better physically and mentally. Kansas State didn’t say anything about being happy that Oklahoma took them for granted when the Wildcats beat the Sooners nor should have they. Thompson’s … [Read more...] about Wildcat Analysis: Up-and-down season continues with 24-20 loss to West Virginia
Big Picture Texas was so concerned about the Kansas State running game that they stacked the box which allowed Kansas State to have success in the passing game early. On the Wildcats first set of downs they were facing a third down which led to a 70-yard touchdown pass from QB Skylar Thompson to WR Malik Knowles. After touchdowns on its first two drives, Kansas State had … [Read more...] about Wildcat Analysis: Poor tackling sinks Kansas State 27-24
Big Picture The win moved Kansas State to 5-2 on the season and 2-2 in the Big 12 but it meant so much more than that. Any Wildcats fan still unsure about Chris Klieman and his staff has to be on board now. This win puts the Wildcats in the middle of the Big 12 race with a chance to make the conference championship game. All five touchdowns for Kansas State … [Read more...] about Wildcat Analysis: Cats shock Sooners 48-41!
Big Picture: The big picture is that the Wildcats learned a little more about themselves. Chris Klieman is learning more about his team. The hopes of finishing in the top half of the conference faded in Kansas State’s bad loss at home to Baylor. But the Wildcats were picked to finish ninth, ahead of only Kansas, so this was not expected by some. Early … [Read more...] about Wildcat Analysis: ‘Cats look bad in 31-12 rout by Baylor