Wildcats Roar into Pop-Tarts Bowl: K-State Faces NC State in Exciting Showdown

By Jayson Henderson

In a clash of college football titans, No. 25 Kansas State gears up for the Pop-Tarts Bowl showdown against 18th-ranked NC State on December 28 at Camping World Stadium, Orlando. Fresh off an 8-4 regular season and securing their 25th bowl appearance, the Wildcats are eyeing their fourth bowl win in six attempts. Head Coach Chris Klieman, in his fourth year, has propelled K-State to consistent success. Notable is their strong offensive line, led by Consensus All-American Cooper Beebe, providing protection for dynamic quarterback Avery Johnson, set to make his first bowl start. The Wildcats face a formidable NC State, entering with a 9-3 record, led by quarterback Brennan Armstrong and defensive standout Payton Wilson. This matchup promises high stakes and thrilling gridiron action. Tune in for pregame at 2:30 p.m. on 100.9 FM, the official app, or online at kclyradio.com.

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