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8-5, 4th in Big 12

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Kansas State has officially announced Blake Seiler as defensive coordinator. Seiler is replacing Tom Hayes, who is retiring. Seiler has been K-State's LB coach. Brian Norwood, who arrives from Tulsa, will take over as co-defensive coordinator and secondary coach for the Wildcats.

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KSU coach thankful for support after son's death

Kansas State associate head coach and special-teams coordinator Sean Snyder is expressing thanks for an outpouring of support after the death of his 22-year-old son.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Kansas State has officially announced the transfer of former Michigan State WR Hunter RIson, the son of ex-NFL great Andre Rison. A four-star recruit coming out of high school, Rison had 19 catches for 224 yards as a freshman for the Spartans. He will sit out next season, then have three years of eligibility remaining.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Kansas State announces promotions of Andre Coleman to offensive coordinator, Collin Klein to co-offensive coordinator (passing game) and Charlie Dickey to co-offensive coordinator (run game). Coleman, a former K-State standout who has coached the team's receivers since 2013, replaces Dana Dimel, who left to become UTEP's head coach.

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32dMark Schlabach

Kansas State coach's grandson, 22, found dead

The 22-year-old grandson of Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder was found dead on Wednesday, in a home owned by his parents near campus. The police said there is no foul play suspected at this time.

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34dJake Trotter

Kansas State All-Big 12 FB Dimel to transfer

Kansas State fullback Winston Dimel announced Tuesday that he'll be leaving the school as a graduate transfer for his final season of eligibility, opening the door for Dimel to potentially play for his father for one final season.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Kansas State players Zach Hanson and Eric Hickson have been added to the Wildcats coaching staff, the school announced Tuesday. Hanson will coach tight ends, Hickson, running backs. Hanson was a GA at North Carolina, and Hickson was the RB coach for Akron. K-State now has seven full-time coaches who played for the Wildcats, the most former players coaching at their alma maters among all FBS coaching staffs.

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41dMark Schlabach

Introducing the ESPN All-Bowl team

Not surprisingly, Alabama and Georgia dominate the top performances from bowl season. But they're not the only ones who starred during the postseason.

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54dJosh Weinfuss

KSU coach Snyder: No decision yet on future

Moments after leading Kansas State to a Cactus Bowl win over UCLA, Bill Snyder said he has not made a decision on whether it was his final game as Wildcats coach.

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Kansas State coach Bill Snyder on whether Tuesday's Cactus Bowl was the final game of his career: "That hasn't been decided yet."


Kansas State beats UCLA 35-17 in Cactus Bowl

Alex Delton ran for 158 yards and accounted for four touchdowns, leading Kansas State to a 35-17 Cactus Bowl victory over UCLA on Tuesday night in what could be the final game of coach Bill Snyder's career.

Kansas State rolls past UCLA in Cactus Bowl (1:35)
Snyder on coaching future: 'I have no idea' (2:01)

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Kansas State surpassed the 300-yard rushing mark early in the fourth quarter against UCLA. It's the fifth time this year the Bruins have allowed more than 300 yards rushing in a game -- no other Power 5 program has had more than three such games this year.

Modster finds Howard wide open for 2nd TD pass (0:27)
Rosen won't play in Cactus Bowl despite warming up (2:06)
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75dKyle Bonagura

UTEP selects K-State OC Dimel as head coach

Kansas State offensive coordinator Dana Dimel has been named the head football coach at UTEP. Dimel has previous head-coaching experience at Houston and Wyoming.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

UTEP is hiring Kansas State offensive coordinator Dana Dimel as its next coach. Dimel's name emerged late in the process, I'm told. The former Wyoming and Houston coach has been at Kansas State since 2009. The two sides are figuring out when Dimel will start as Kansas State plays in the Cactus Bowl on Dec. 26.