By Jeff Burkhart
Kansas State and Texas A&M. There have been plenty of epic battles between these two schools in the short history of the Big 12 but not one more significant than the Big 12 Championship Game in 1998. Don’t worry, Wildcat Nation. I won’t delve into what transpired on that fateful December afternoon. But, there is a reason to be nostalgic.
This Saturday’s contest at Bill Snyder Family Stadium will be the last time – for the foreseeable future – that the Wildcats and Aggies will square off against each other on the gridiron. Ranked No. 6 in the preseason, Texas A&M (5-4) comes into Manhattan wounded and looking to salvage a disappointing year. On the flip side, Kansas State (7-2) comes in looking to get off a two-game schneid and finish off what has been by all accounts a surprise season.
Time to break it down...