NCAA Game Summary - Nebraska at Kansas State |
(Saturday, October 23rd)
Final Score: Kansas State 45, Nebraska 21
Manhattan, KS (Sports Network) - Allen Webb ran for 147 yards and four
touchdowns, leading the Kansas State Wildcats to an impressive 45-21 win
against the Nebraska Cornhuskers in Big 12 action from Kansas Stadium.
Webb, who started in place of the injured Dylan Meier, finished with 34
rushing attempts for Kansas State (3-4, 1-3 Big12) and also threw for 117
yards on 13-of-21 passing. Darren Sproles had an outstanding rushing
performance as well, running for 135 yards and two scores on 22 carries.
Brandon Jackson paced Nebraska (4-3, 2-2) in defeat, rushing for 53 yards and
two touchdowns. Joe Dailey on the other hand, had one of his worst
performances of the season, completing just 3-of-11 pass attempts for 120
yards and an interception.
The Wildcats registered the first points of the contest as Webb scored on a
13-yard touchdown run near the start of the first period.
Webb then put K-State up by a score of 14-0 following an eight-yard scoring
scamper later in the first quarter.
Nebraska cut into the Wildcats' lead after Jackson was able to find the end
zone from 20 yards out, just minutes after Webb's second touchdown.
K-State added to its lead near the start of the second quarter, as Sproles
rumbled into the end zone from a yard out.
Jackson scored his second touchdown for the Huskers midway through the second
period, this one coming from two yards away.
Joe Rheem nailed a 40-yard field goal for K-State as time expired in the first
half of play, giving the Wildcats a 24-14 advantage heading into the break.
Daniel Bullocks put Nebraska within three points of the Wildcats after he
returned a fumble 10 yards for a touchdown near the start of the third
Webb then gave the Wildcats back a 10-point lead as he scored on a one-yard
keeper for K-State midway through the third period.
Webb's fourth rushing touchdown came near the opening of the final quarter,
this score coming from nine yards away.
Sproles then registered his second touchdown of the game midway through the
fourth period, as he found the end zone from three yards out and capped the
24-point victory for the Wildcats.
Sproles' final touchdown run broke a Kansas State career-record, as it was his
41st all-time touchdown in a Wildcat uniform. The talented tailback also
raised his career all-purpose yards total to 6,010, which broke the Big 12-
record that was previously held by former Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams
10/23 17:50:11 ET