Kansas State a touchdown favorite over the Cyclones

Oct 22, 2016; Manhattan, KS, USA; Kansas State Wildcats quarterback Jesse Ertz (16) finds room to run against the Texas Longhorns defense during a game at Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium. The Wildcats won, 24-21. Mandatory Credit: Scott Sewell-USA TODAY Sports

Vegas likes Kansas State by a touchdown for Saturday’s 11 a.m. (Fox Sports Net) homecoming game. The 7-point spread was released on Sunday afternoon following Iowa State’s (1-6) bye week.

Bill Snyder’s Wildcats (4-3) topped Texas 24-21 at home on Saturday afternoon.

Kansas State has long been a thorn in Iowa State’s side. The Cyclones haven’t beaten Kansas State since a 31-20 victory over the Ron Prince coached Wildcats back in 2007.

Chris Williams


Chris was hired as Cyclone Fanatic’s publisher in the fall of 2009. He is Iowa State football’s postgame show host on the Cyclone Radio Network and can be heard daily from 4-7 on Des Moines’ top-rated sports station, 1460 KXnO.

Williams, a 2007 graduate of Iowa State’s Greenlee School of Journalism, is the former publisher of the old ( He has also written for the Des Moines Register, the Ames Tribune, and is the former sports director at KMA Radio.

When Williams isn’t working, you can usually find him doing something outdoors with his wife Ashley, daughter Camryn, and Golden Retriever Dierks. He enjoys golfing, boating, country music, the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Braves and is passionate about any and all motor sports so finding Williams at a local dirt track is very common.