Checking in from The Little Apple

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- It's a perfect, chilly morning at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Almost time for some football. You can't see a cloud in the sky from the press box, and the parking lot was already full of people and delicious smells from the Wildcats' tailgaters.

This should be a fun one. No doubt, Miami's good enough to win today, but I picked Kansas State to defend its home turf and knock off the Hurricanes for a second consecutive season.

Keep it here, and I'll be tweeting and posting all day along with Brandon Chatmon of Sooner Nation. Be nice to him, everybody.

I'll also be chatting here from 10:30-11 a.m. ET today, so come on over and say hello.

Let's get this thing started ...