Fans, media groan over TCU-Kansas State lightning delay

TCU-Kansas State-Delay Reaction

TCU and Kansas State were supposed to kickoff from Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium in Manhattan, Kan. at 11 a.m. CT on Saturday. That didn’t happen, thanks to continuous thunderstorms in the area.

After several delayed start time announcements, the game still hasn’t kicked off — due to the 30-minute lightning strike delay policy.

The wait for Big 12 football to be played in the Little Apple virtually cleared fans out of the grandstands, and nobody on either team’s side is too happy about the agonizing weather delay.

First announcement: Kickoff is delayed to 11:45 a.m. CT. 

Second delay: Lightning strike pushes kickoff to 12:15 p.m. CT.

Third delay: kickoff delayed indefinitely due to lightning.

As of 1:25 p.m. CT, kickoff is tentatively scheduled for 2 p.m. CT – a total delay of three hours.

But at this point, it’s shaping out to be one long day for football fans in Manhattan.


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