K-State running back Alex Barnes (34) fights his way through Texas Tech defenders near the goal line Saturday in Manhattan. (November 17, 2018)
K-State running back Alex Barnes (34) fights his way through Texas Tech defenders near the goal line Saturday in Manhattan. (November 17, 2018) Bo Rader The Wichita Eagle
K-State running back Alex Barnes (34) fights his way through Texas Tech defenders near the goal line Saturday in Manhattan. (November 17, 2018) Bo Rader The Wichita Eagle

Kellis Robinett covers Kansas State athletics for The Wichita Eagle and The Kansas City Star. A winner of more than a dozen national writing awards, he lives in Manhattan with his wife and three children.