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K-State football in Japan? Oh, it happened

The last time Kansas State played a regular-season conference football game on a neutral field, it traveled a long, long way to do so.

Halfway around the world to be exact.

Back in 1992, before Bill Snyder had ever led the Wildcats to a bowl game and before the long-time coach started insisting that every possible game on the schedule be played in Manhattan, he agreed to move K-State’s final game of the season to Tokyo, Japan.

The opponent was No. 11 Nebraska, and they faced off in the now defunct Coca-Cola Bowl. (more…)