NCAA Game Summary - Oklahoma at Kansas State|
(Saturday, October 29th)
Final Score: (11) Oklahoma 58, (10) Kansas State 17
Manhattan, KS (Sports Network) - Landry Jones threw for a school-record 505
yards and five touchdowns, as the 11th-ranked Oklahoma Sooners used a dominant
second half to hand the 10th-ranked Kansas State Wildcats their first loss of
the season, 58-17.
"It is an honor to get one of those and just thank God that the offense
executed and everyone was doing their job," said Jones on surpassing the 500-
Oklahoma outscored Kansas State 35-0 in the second half, and outgained the
Wildcats 690-240 in the contest.
"It is unacceptable because we were in a tight game, and we were in a position
to put in a go-ahead score. Across the board, we just did not get it done,"
Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein said.
Ryan Broyles caught 14 balls for 171 yards and a touchdown, while Kenny Stills
added four receptions for 101 yards for the Sooners (7-1, 4-1 Big 12), who
bounced back in a big way after seeing their 39-game home winning streak
snapped last Saturday against Texas Tech.
Roy Finch carried the ball nine times for 74 yards and a touchdown.
Klein had 92 yards rushing and two scores on 26 carries for Kansas State
(7-1, 4-1). He also completed 8-of-16 passes for 58 yards.
John Hubert accumulated 71 yards on the ground, and Tyler Lockett caught three
passes for 24 yards.
After the Wildcats took a 17-14 advantage -- their only lead of the game --
with 12:44 remaining in the second quarter, it took just 1:24 for the
Sooners to get back on top as Jones found Jaz Reynolds for an 18-yard
score. The extra point was blocked to make it a 20-17 game.
Nigel Malone recorded his second interception of the game as Stills slipped on
a deep pass late in the half, but Hubert fumbled as the Wildcats tried to run
out the clock with 19 seconds left. Mike Hunnicutt's 53-yard field goal
attempt just got over the bar as Oklahoma took a 23-17 halftime lead.
Klein was unable to move the chains on a 3rd-and-4 on Kansas State's opening
possession of the second half, and Broyles broke free down the right sideline
on Oklahoma's ensuing possession for a 29-yard score to give the Sooners a
Reynolds made a nifty one-handed reception in the end zone for a eight-yard
score and Finch rumbled in from 31 yards out to give Oklahoma a 44-17
advantage heading into the final quarter.
Trent Ratterree came down with a 12-yard TD reception and Trey Millard had a
61-yard TD run to make it 58-17 in the fourth.
Oklahoma had all of the momentum early. Blake Bell scored from a yard out, and
Dejuan Miller caught an 11-yard touchdown to give the Sooners a quick 14-0
lead midway through the first quarter. Oklahoma racked up 11 first downs
before Kansas State was finally able to move the chains late in the first
The Wildcats finally found a rhythm and settled down offensively to rattle off
17 unanswered points.
Anthony Cantele nailed a 54-yard field goal to get Kansas State on the board,
and Klein finally got his run game going on the Wildcats' third possession.
He rushed three times for 55 yards on the six-play, 88-yard march, and
powered his way for a 42-yard TD run on the first play of the second quarter
to make it a 14-10 game.
Malone read Jones' eyes and broke on the ball to make his first interception
of the game, and returned the pick 22 yards to the Oklahoma 47-yard line.
Klein opened the ensuing drive with a 32-yard scamper, Hubert followed with a
13-yard run, and Klein finished the quick three-play drive with a two-yard TD
Oklahoma won its fifth straight game against Kansas State, and took an all-
time, 71-17-4, lead in the series. The Sooners are 35-10 against the Wildcats
in Manhattan...Jones bested his own school record of 468 yards, which he had
shared with Sam Bradford. Jones was 23-of-33 for 290 yards in the first
half, and has 24 touchdown passes in his last six games. He's been over the
350-yard plateau in all but one game this season...Oklahoma's leading rusher
coming into the game, Dominique Whaley, was injured on the first play of the
game with a left foot injury. He did not return...Malone leads the Big 12 with
10/29 21:47:34 ET