Auburn had not defeated a ranked nonconference opponent on the road in 30 years (Florida State in 1984), but the No. 5 Tigers got the job done Thursday night with a 20-14 victory against No. 20 Kansas State. Wiz correspondent Greg Laughlin made the trip to Manhattan, Kan., and shared these images.
Wiz correspondent Greg Laughlin's journey continued Saturday with a trip to Lawrence, scene of the Kansas State-Kansas game.
The Wildcats brushed aside the Jayhawks, 31-10, leaving Charlie Weis with a two-year record of 4-20. That's one victory shy of Turner Gill's 5-19 two-year mark that led to his firing in 2011. But Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger announced Sunday that Weis wasn't going anywhere — except recruiting.
We've said it before and we'll say it again: Kansas will be talking about that trip to the 2008 Orange Bowl 50 years from now. The Jayhawks, under the direction of Mark Manginio, not only earned a trip to a Bowl Championship Series game, they won it, defeating Virginia Tech, 24-21.
Firing Mangino, obviously, was a big mistake.
The good news for Kansas fans is that basketball season has started.
When there's nothing else to sell, there's always hope. We've combed through YouTube to find the best 34 season ticket videos. It's broken into three posts because if we put them all in one, it would take forever to load.
Teams featured in part 1: Kentucky, South Carolina, Northwestern, Missouri, Arizona, North Carolina State, Idaho, East Carolina, Louisiana Tech, Temple, Kansas State and New Mexico State.