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Oct. 7, 2010 — 6:45 p.m. CST — ESPN
Manhattan, KS

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S T A T S    M A T C H U P
P R I N T A B L E    R O S T E R S  |  P R E D I C T I O N S

Q U I C K    F A C T S
Location: Manhattan, KS
Enrollment: 23,581
Nickname: Wildcats
Colors: Purple & White
Conference: Big 12 (FBS)
Stadium: B. Snyder Family Stad.
  50,000, FieldTurf
Series: NU leads, 77-15-2
2009 record: 6-6 (4-4)
Starters returning/lost: 15/10
Head coach Bill Snyder
 Career record: 146-74-1
 Record at KSU: 146-74-1
 Career vs. Nebraska: 5-13


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Media guide
2009 results
Topeka Capital-Journal
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Kansas City Star
Wichita Eagle
Hutchinson News
Kansas State Collegian
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Pregame press

 Coverage is listed in reverse chronological order.
Nostalgia and competitive fire will mix tonight as unbeatens battle in Manhattan, the Huskers' first stop in their last go-around in the Big 12. Get your game-day info fix from Omaha (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6), Lincoln (1, 2, 3), Grand Island (1, 2), Salina (1, 2, 3), Kansas City (1, 2, 3, 4), Manhattan (1, 2, 3, 4), USA Today, AP, Phila. Daily News, CBS Sports
Listen to pregame perspectives from Brenden Stai and Tim Beck.
For Mike Ekeler, NU's "Caddyshack" aficionado, it's a return to his old haunts.
The Huskers' league "farewell tour" isn't pushing up demand for road-game tickets.
Knowing how to win might be what sets this year's K-State team apart.
See which direction the NU-KSU game predictions are leaning thus far.
KSU's O-linemen want to establish a Husker-style tradition. | Emotions run high
Tommie Frazier: "I'll miss Manhattan, but I won't miss Tokyo." | '92 game page
KSU's Daniel Thomas went from urban legend to campus legend in 14 months flat.
Red isn't the color of choice in Manhattan this week. | More than venom needed
Turn out the lights: This could be the Huskers' final Thursday night conference game.
Niles Paul believes it's time to start letting him stretch the defenses.
Player features: Hometown Husker Jake Long | Q&A with DeJon Gomes
Reversing a trend of the recent past, Nebraska has thrived in its road tests.
Bill Snyder isn't sure KSU's experience against a running QB will help on Thursday.
NU will face the pistol offense down the road. Carl Pelini explains why it works.
Andy Purvis of Huskers Gameday expects Bill Snyder to empty the playbook.
Tuesday's practice wraps up NU's physicial preparation for KSU. Notes: 1, 2, 3
Rickey Thenarse is making the most of his extra year of eligibility.
Schick & Nick dial up Sam McKewon to break down the NU-KSU matchup.
It looks like a big Heisman opportunity for Daniel Thomas, but Bo Pelini expects the Huskers' run defense to show its mettle. Notes from Monday: 1, 2, 3, 4
There's plenty Texas to work on during its bye week. More from around the league: An improving North | Anniversary of Fifth Down | Top story lines | Ratings: 1, 2, 3, 4
If you're driving from Lincoln to Manhattan, this detour could save you some time.
The Wildcats don't consider their 4-0 start suitable for framing. | KSU insider
Thoughts from Steve Sipple: Who are the team's vocal leaders? | Morning Sip
NU won't take an "us-against-the-world" mentality into its Big 12 goodbye tour.
Zac Lee's demotion has stung, but he continues to prepare as if he were the starter.
David Max reviews Nebraska's Thursday-night history on KLIN's Drive Time Lincoln.
The Wildcats talk about what it will take to contain Taylor Martinez.
The Kansas State game hinges on the Huskers' run defense, Sam McKewon writes.
Husker Dan conducts a pregame session with Carnac the Magnificent.
Road trips have a way of improving the Huskers' focus and intensity. More from Monday's team press conference: Audio: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | Video: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Hear Jeremiah Sirles discuss "gut-check time" and Taylor Martinez's idiosyncrasies.
Download the copious pregame notes from both universities: NU | KSU
Taylor Martinez has learned the hard way that impatience is his enemy.
Commentary: End of an era for K.C.-area Husker fans | McKewon's Monday takes
KSU aims to restart its running game. | Thomas' long road | KSU primer
NU is unbeaten but not untested on Thursday nights on ESPN: '93, '94, '95, '03, '09
NU stays at No. 6 in the coaches' poll but slips to 7th in AP, passed by the Sooners.
The Wildcats' 4-0 start doesn't keep the critics' heat off QB Carson Coffman.
The big-game mood has KSU pointing toward Thursday night. | Printable rosters
The "Last Word Tour" begins this week as NU makes its final rounds in the old Big 8.
October will provide an acid test of Nebraska's consistency, Tad Stryker writes.
Another road trip, another Heisman hopeful for the Huskers to try to contain.
No midseason overhaul appears likely this time around for the Husker offense.
Tom Osborne & Bill Snyder have made parallel moves to rescue their programs.
Don't look for the Huskers to load the box to stop KSU's Daniel Thomas.
Mike Ekeler's sense of humor helps him and his LBs through challenging times.
A bend-but-don't-break defense is working so far for Kansas State.
Hear cornerback Prince Amukamara and ESPN.com's David Ubben discuss the state of the team and other topics on KLIN's Husker Half Hour.
The South Dakota State game provided the team a valuable lesson, says Carl Pelini.
Listen to the K-State preview on KLIN's Friday Husker Tailgate podcast: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
He's entrenched as a starter, but Keith Williams feels he can't afford to coast.
Linebacker Blake Slaughter has turned into an unexpected impact player for the Wildcats.
Alfonzo Dennard is a man of his word in more ways than one.
Shawn Watson sees positive signs from the offense. Thursday notes: 1, 2, 3
Nebraska and K-State both have issues to address during the bye week.
Brenden Stai breaks down what went wrong against SDSU and assesses K-State.
A frustrating game has Niles Paul itching for more touches. | McKewon commentary
Chad May looks back at the early ’90s and KSU's then-budding rivalry with NU.
Alfonzo Dennard is making QBs pay for avoiding Prince Amukamara's side of the field.
KSU's Andre McDonald says next week's game is generating excitement, not venom.
Meet your Huskers: Marcel Jones | Rickey Thenarse | Cody Green | Kyler Reed
Bill Snyder's teams have a history of success in games following bye weeks.
The revitalized Huskers return to practice. Notes: 1, 2, 3, 4 | Photos: 1, 2
Husker Locker gives out its nonconference report card for the 2010 defense.
An involuntary season on the sidelines helped Brandon Kinnie grow up.
Taylor Martinez must prove himself as a passer, Dirk Chatelain writes.
Carl Pelini isn't hitting the panic button over NU's rushing-defense numbers.
Kansas State's 4-0 start hasn't gone to the Wildcats' heads. | Tuesday quotes
The offense earns B’s in Husker Locker’s nonconference report card. | 3-year trends
October battles, a few of them involving the Huskers, will be key in settling the league's division races. Big 12 rankings: McKeever, McKewon, Barfknecht, Ubben
Beating K-State in Manhattan will require Nebraska's best football, Bo Pelini says.
Bo Pelini says the team was guilty of buying into the hype, and there'll be no easing up during the bye week. More from Monday's teleconference: 1, 2, 3 | Notes: 1, 2
See how KSU and NU match up statistically heading into next week's showdown.
Shawn Watson says he expects Taylor Martinez to work hard to bounce back.
NU climbs to No. 6 in the coaches' poll and keeps the sixth spot in the AP tally.
Scouting the Wildcats: KSU 17, Central Florida 13
The university has about 150 Nebraska-Kansas State tickets available.
The LJS's Sipple & Christopherson preview the Kansas State Wildcats.
Scout the Wildcats' spring game: 1, 2
The Nebraska-Kansas State game will be a Thursday night affair on ESPN.