K-State to face Arkansas in Liberty Bowl

Football players step onto the field for the last home game of the season between K-State and West Virginia on Dec. 5, 2015 at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. (George Walker | The Collegian)

It’s official. K-State Football will be heading to Memphis, Tennessee for the New Years!

The Wildcats have accepted a bid to play Arkansas in the Auto Zone Liberty Bowl at 2:20 pm on Jan. 2nd.

It is the Wildcats’ sixth straight bowl appearance and the second time playing in a bowl versus the Razorbacks with the last time coming in the 2011 Cotton Bowl.

Arkansas is coached by former K-State assistant coach Bret Bielema.

The Collegian broke the story first last night after the Wildcat’s 24-23 win over West Virginia.

Stay tuned to the Collegian for more bowl related news and up to date info on all of your favorite K-State sports.

Tim Everson was born in Wichita, KS in 1994. Before fifth grade he moved up to Manhattan for one year before settling in Riley, KS where he graduated from Riley County High School in 2012. Tim has worked for the Collegian since spring of 2014 and took over as Sports Editor during the summer of 2015. Tim loves sports, music, movies and good food when he can get it.