Several Kansas newspapers have reported that Kansas State is actively seeking to drop a Sept. 6 game against Fresno State in favor of a Division I-AA team.
However, the Wildcats' plans are being hamstrung because they can't find a suitable schedule replacement for both themselves and the Bulldogs.
The move comes as coach Ron Prince seeks a contract extension after a disappointing 5-7 record in 2007. Prince's bid would be bolstered by a bowl trip, which might be a stretch if the Fresno State game remains on the schedule. The Wildcats already face a tough road trip to Louisville and a tougher cross-division slate that includes games against Texas Tech, Texas A&M and Oklahoma.