Game Preview: Kick Time, TV Info, Series History for Oklahoma State vs. Kansas State

The Cowboys travel to the Little Apple this weekend for a big game.

Oklahoma State and Kansas State play Saturday in a battle of the only Big 12 teams with one conference loss. Here are key stats and other information for the matchup.

Viewing Info

Time: 2:30 p.m. Saturday
Location: Bill Snyder Family Stadium in Manhattan, Kansas
Watch: FOX (Jason Benetti, Brock Huard and Allison Williams)


Team Stats
Oklahoma State Kansas State
Record 6-1 5-2
Points Per Game 44.7 28.6
Points Allowed Per Game 28.7 19.7
Total Offense 466.9 401.4
Rushing Offense 153.7 232.1
Passing Offense 313.1 169.3
Total Defense 449.6 374.6
Rushing Defense 146 144.6
Passing Defense 303.6 230

Statistical Leaders

Passing:
OSU — Spencer Sanders — 154-for-262 (59%)/1,639 yards/15 touchdowns/4 interceptions
K-State — Adrian Martinez — 87-for-140 (62%)/907 yards/4 touchdowns/0 interceptions

Rushing:
OSU — Dominic Richardson — 121 carries/451yards/8 touchdowns
K-State — Deuce Vaughn — 132 carries/744 yards/4 touchdowns

Receiving:
OSU — Bryson Green — 21 catches/417 yards/5 touchdowns
K-State — Malik Knowles — 24 catches/334 yards/1 touchdown

Tackling:
OSU — Mason Cobb — 61 total tackles, 34 solo tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss
K-State — Auston Moore — 50 total tackles, 32 solo tackles, 7 tackles for loss

Sacks:
OSU — Tyler Lacy, Collin Oliver, Brock Martin and Ben Kopenski — 3 sacks each
K-State — Felix Anudike-Uzomah — 6.5 sacks


Series History (OSU leads 42-26)

These teams first met in 1908, a 40-10 K-State win in Manhattan. That started a four-game winning streak in the series for K-State until OSU got on the board with a 25-18 win in 1927.

OSU’s longest winning streak in the series was 11 games, spanning from 1947 to 1962. K-State had a nine-game streak from 1990 to 2002.

More recent history has favored the Cowboys. OSU has won five of the past seven meetings, and Mike Gundy is 9-5 against the Wildcats whereas Chris Klieman is 0-3 vs. OSU.

Oklahoma State beat K-State 31-20 in Stillwater last season in the conference opener. The Cowboys were able to overcome a 99-yard Malik Knowles kickoff return touchdown. OSU scored all 31 of its points in the first half, including when Malcolm Rodriguez recovered a loose ball in the end zone. Spencer Sanders threw for 344 yards and two touchdowns.

Here is a look at the past 10 meetings of the series:

Season Winner Score Location
2021 Oklahoma State 31-21 Stillwater
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

Big 12 Standings
Team Big 12 Record Overall Record
TCU 4-0 7-0
Oklahoma State 3-1 6-1
Kansas State 3-1 5-2
Texas 3-2 5-3
Baylor 2-2 4-3
Texas Tech 2-2 4-3
Kansas 2-3 5-3
Oklahoma 1-3 4-3
West Virginia 1-3 3-4
Iowa State 0-4 3-4