Game Preview: TV Info, Statistical Leaders and Series History between OSU and K-State

September 24, 2021

This is the first time since 2017 that the Cowboys open their conference slate as a 3-0 team against a 3-0 team.

Oklahoma State hosts Kansas State on Saturday. Here is the TV info, stats and series history entering the game.

Viewing Info

Time: 6 p.m. Saturday
Location: Boone Pickens Stadium
Watch: ESPN+ (Shawn Kenney, Ryan Leaf and Shane Sparks)

Team Stats
Oklahoma State Kansas State
Record 3-0 3-0
Points Per Game 24 31
Points Allowed Per Game 19.7 15.7
Total Offense 336.7 374
Rushing Offense 146.7 225.7
Passing Offense 190 148.3
Total Defense 328.7 280
Rushing Defense 95.3 54.7
Passing Defense 233.3 225.2
Team Leaders

OSU — Shane Illingworth — 22-for-40 (55%)/315 yards/1 touchdown/1 interception
K-State — Skylar Thompson — 12-for-18 (67%)/240 yards/0 touchdowns/2 interceptions

OSU — Jaylen Warren — 52 carries/264 yards/4 touchdowns
K-State — Deuce Vaughn — 62 carries/371 yards/5 touchdowns

OSU — Jaden Bray — 6 catches/136 yards/1 touchdown
K-State — Phillip Brooks — 9 catches/130 yards/0 touchdowns

OSU — Malcolm Rodriguez — 36 total tackles/22 solo tackles/2 tackles for loss
K-State — Daniel Green — 22 total tackles/17 solo tackles/1 tackles for loss

OSU — Brock Martin — 2.5 sacks for 19 yards
K-State — Felix Anudike-Uzomah — 3 sacks for 17 yards

Series History

The Cowboys are 41-23 against K-State all time, dating to the teams’ first meeting in 1917.

OSU is 22-9 against the Wildcats in Stillwater, winning the most recent game in Boone Pickens Stadium 26-13 in 2019.

This has been a tightly contested series in recent history. OSU is 6-4 in its past 10 meetings with the ‘Cats, with K-State actually outscoring OSU 344-306 in that time. Here are the past 10 meetings:

Season Winner Score Location
2020 Oklahoma State 20-18 Manhattan
2019 Oklahoma State 26-13 Stillwater
2018 Kansas State 31-12 Manhattan
2017 Kansas State 45-40 Stillwater
2016 Oklahoma State 43-37 Manhattan
2015 Oklahoma State 36-34 Stillwater
2014 Kansas State 48-14 Manhattan
2013 Oklahoma State 33-29 Stillwater
2012 Kansas State 44-30 Manhattan
2011 Oklahoma State 52-45 Stillwater

Mike Gundy picked up his first win against K-State in 2007 thanks to a huge game in Stillwater from Zac Robinson. Robison had 181 passing yards and three touchdowns to go with 109 rushing yards. Dantrell Savage added 124 yards on the ground. Adarius Bowman caught six passes for 81 yards, Brandon Pettirgrew had one catch for 39 yards and a score, and Dez Bryant had three catches for 37 yards and two TDs.

K-State coach Chris Klieman hasn’t yet beaten the Pokes in two seasons in Manhattan, but he has kept OSU close in the two meetings. OSU has won by an average of 7.5 points against K-State the past two seasons.

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