Purple slips past white in Kansas State spring game

MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNW) - The college football season doesn't officially kick off until August 30th.

However, several teams hit the gridiron for the first time in 2018 on Saturday for their annual spring games.

The Kansas State Wildcats held their purple and white game at Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium.

Despite some wet and soggy conditions, close to 10,000 people turned out for the game.

The white team jumped on the scoreboard in the first quarter. 

Junior quarterback Alex Delton connected on a 20-yard touchdown pass to Chabastian Taylor.

In the second quarter, the purple team would answer, after running back Alex Barnes easily scampered 13-yards into  the endzone.

In the end, the purple team would come out on top, winning this one 31-28.

Delton would finish the game 21 of 28 for 201 yards and three touchdowns.  He also ran six times for 34 yards.

Sophomore quarterback Skylar Thompson was 13 of 19 for 149 yards and a TD.


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