OU football: Players to watch, TV info for Oklahoma-Kansas State

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Kansas State quarterback Skylar Thompson (10) is chased by TCU safety Innis Gaines (6) as he runs for a first down during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, in Manhattan, Kan. Kansas State won 24-17.

Oklahoma returns to the road Saturday at Kansas State.

Here’s a quick look at the Wildcats.

Game day

• Who: No. 5 Oklahoma (7-0, 4-0) at Kansas State (4-2, 1-2)

• Kickoff: 11 a.m., Saturday | Bill Snyder Family Stadium


• Line: OU (-21)

• Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7

• Perspective: This is just the second time since 1987 that Oklahoma will travel to a game in Manhattan, Kansas without Bill Snyder serving as K-State’s coach.

• K-State in the national rankings: Total offense No. 61, rushing offense No. 35, passing offense No. 114, total defense No. 19, rushing defense No. 102, passing defense No. 5.

3 players to watch

• 10 Skylar Thompson (6-2, 212; Jr. QB): Thompson totaled three touchdowns in K-State’s win over TCU on Saturday, tying for 10th on the Wildcats’ all-time TD list.

• 34 James Gilbert (5-9, 198; Sr. RB): The Wildcats’ leading rusher is averaging 5.2 yards per carry and has 453 yards and 4 TDs on the year.

4 Wayne Jones (6-0, 205; R-Fr. DB): The Owasso native leads K-State in tackles and totaled a career-high 11 stops last week.

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