Latest Skylar Thompson News

Kansas State dominates short-handed LSU 42-20 in Texas Bowl

Jan. 05, 2022 01:35 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Deuce Vaughn and the Kansas State Wildcats finished a streaky season on a positive note Tuesday night with a dominant 42-20 win over short-handed LSU in the Texas Bowl. Vaughn, a sophomore running back and first-team All-American as an all-purpose player, rushed for...

LSU has QB questions in Texas Bowl against Kansas State

Jan. 03, 2022 16:42 PM EST

TaxAct Texas Bowl: LSU (6-6) at Kansas State (7-5), Jan. 4, 9 p.m. Eastern (ESPN) Line: Kansas State by 4 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook Series record: LSU leads 1-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE LSU looks to extend its winning streak to three...

Thompson to lead Kansas State against LSU in Texas Bowl

Jan. 03, 2022 16:34 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Quarterback Skylar Thompson will return from an ankle injury to start for Kansas State in the Texas Bowl on Tuesday night, but LSU interim coach Brad Davis won’t say who will fill that role for the Tigers. “We’ve got a group of guys who have all been preparing...

QB Adrian Martinez transferring from Nebraska to Kansas St.

Dec. 16, 2021 21:20 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Adrian Martinez is heading to Kansas State from Nebraska. The four-year starting quarterback for the Cornhuskers announced Thursday night on Twitter that he would transfer to K-State. He is immediately eligible. “Excited for...

K-State parts with assistant coaches Messingham, Ray

Dec. 03, 2021 16:44 PM EST

Kansas State dumped offensive coordinator Courtney Messingham and tights ends coach Jason Ray on Friday. Wildcats coach Chris Klieman said the two assistant coaches, whose contracts were due to expire in February, would not be retained for the bowl season. Kansas State...

Johnson, Dicker lead Texas past Kansas State 22-17

Nov. 26, 2021 17:31 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Roschon Johnson came to Texas as a quarterback, converted quickly to running back, and under difficult circumstances he worked at both positions on Friday. Johnson, a junior, ran for a career-best 179 yards, Cameron Dicker...

Texas hosts K-State, playing for pride in Sark's 1st season

Nov. 25, 2021 03:26 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — One team is left playing for pride to finish out an otherwise miserable season. The other would like to be the one to put a bow on all that misery. Texas (4-7, 2-6 Big 12) and Kansas State ( 7-4, 4-4) meet Friday with the Longhorns in a six-game...

Shapen ushers No. 11 Baylor to 20-10 win over K-State

Nov. 20, 2021 21:44 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Baylor had played poorly on the road all season, and was locked in another tight tussle with red-hot Kansas State, when quarterback Gerry Bohanon grabbed his right hamstring heading out of bounds in the first half Saturday night. Nothing to worry...

No. 11 Baylor heads to K-State trying to end road woes

Nov. 18, 2021 14:33 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Nobody can dispute the fact that No. 11 Baylor is exceedingly tough to beat at home, not the least of which is Oklahoma, which just had its national championship hopes dashed with a loss in Waco last weekend. The Bears on the road? That's another...

Vaughn leads Kansas State to 34-17 win over West Virginia

Nov. 13, 2021 15:49 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State kept watching West Virginia stubbornly convert fourth downs to keep its comeback hopes alive. Finally, the Wildcats did the same thing on fourth down to dash them. Deuce Vaughn ran for 121 yards and a touchdown,...