Kansas State announces 2012 football schedule

14 Feb

The Wildcats’ reward for a 10-2 season and Cotton Bowl berth is a schedule that is as grueling as ever, if not more so. Of 12 opponents, 8 were bowl-eligible in 2011. Kansas State begins Big 12 play with a road game at Oklahoma and has a bye week following that. The first home game of the conference season will be against Kansas.

After going on the road against Iowa State and new Big 12 member West Virginia, the Wildcats will be home for two weeks to face Texas Tech and Oklahoma State.

That game against Texas Tech will begin a stretch during which Kansas State will face four Texas schools in a span of five games. After Oklahoma State, the Wildcats go back on the road and play newcomer TCU and then Baylor.

Following a second bye week, Kansas State ends its season with a home game against Texas.

For the schedule in easily digestible, plan-what-weekend-you’re-taking-off-work form, here is the list from K-State Sports.

2012 K-State Football Schedule

September 1      Missouri State                  Manhattan, Kan.
September 8      Miami (Fla.)                       Manhattan, Kan.
September 15   North Texas                       Manhattan, Kan.
September 22   at Oklahoma*                    Norman, Okla.
September 29  BYE
October 6            Kansas*                               Manhattan, Kan.
October 13          at Iowa State*                   Ames, Iowa
October 20          at West Virginia*              Morgantown, W.V.
October 27          Texas Tech*                       Manhattan, Kan.
November 3      Oklahoma State*             Manhattan, Kan.
November 10    at TCU*                                Fort Worth, Texas
November 17   at Baylor*                            Waco, Texas
November 24   BYE
December 1      Texas*                                  Manhattan, Kan.

All home games in bold
* denotes Big 12 Conference games
All times and dates are subject to change

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