College football Week 9 best games: Kansas State cruises past Oklahoma State – FOX Sports

College football Week 9 best games: Kansas State cruises past Oklahoma State - FOX Sports

Week 9 of the college football season is off to an exciting start, and there is much more to come.

Unbeaten number 2 Ohio State started the day with an impressive win over #13 Penn Statewhile Oklahoma won a hard-fought victory over Iowa State.

Next, No. 22 Kansas State cruised to an impressive win over #9 Oklahoma Statewhile No. 8 Oregon cruised to a 42-24 victory over Cal in Pac-12 to lean

To close out the night, #19 Kentucky is against powerful SEC foe No. 3 Tennessee (7 pm ET), followed by a classic in-state rivalry contest between Michigan State and No. 4 Michigan (7:30 p.m. ET).

Here are the best plays from Saturday’s Week 9 slate.

#19 Kentucky at #3 Tennessee

That was quick

Jalin Hyatt found the end zone less than 90 seconds into the game when Hendon Hooker found him wide open for a 55-yard touchdown pass.

#22 Kansas State 48, #9 Oklahoma State 0

Right on the money

K-State took the lead on its first possession after going 77 yards in nine plays. Will Howard unplugged rocket to Kade Warner down the left sideline for the Wildcats’ opening TD.

Double up!

Deuce Vaughn said two to OK State’s defense on the Wildcats’ next possession, breaking free for a 62-yard touchdown run to put K-State up 14.

Screen to the end zone

Warner took the screen pass 41 yards and into the end zone to extend the Wildcats’ lead to 28-0 in the second quarter.

Double Two

The K-State running back scored his second touchdown of the game right before the half, which put the Wildcats up 35-0 going into the break.

K-State still wins

The Wildcats extended their lead to 48-0 when DJ Giddens ran for a 9-yard score early in the fourth quarter.

Rushing the field!

Kansas State fans rushed the field after the dominant showing the Wildcats put on to beat Oklahoma State in an upset victory.

No. 22 Kansas State rushes Bill Snyder Family Stadium after a 48-0 blowout win against No. 9 Oklahoma State

No.  22 Kansas State rushes Bill Snyder Family Stadium after a 48-0 blowout win against No.  9 Oklahoma State

Will Howard of the Kansas State Wildcat threw for 296 yards and four touchdowns as he breaks down his impressive performance as the fans rush Bill Snyder Family Stadium.

No. 8 Oregon 42, Cal 24

Nix for six!

Oregon QB Good Nix recently played the best football of his college career. It was only fitting he scored the first TD of the game.

Bo Nix runs it in for a 4-yard touchdown, giving Oregon a 7-3 lead

Bo Nix runs it in for a 4-yard touchdown, giving Oregon a 7-3 lead

Oregon quarterback Bo Nix ran four yards into the end zone for a touchdown, giving the Ducks a 7–3 lead.

Bo again

The Oregon quarterback kept the ball himself for his second rushing touchdown of the day and his 10th rushing TD of the season to give the Ducks a 14-10 lead.

Bucky Ducky Landing

Nix connected with Bucky Irving for a short pass, which the receiver turned into a touchdown to give the Ducks a 21–10 lead before the break.

Windy Whittington

that of Oregon Noah Whittington made it look easy when he turned a short-yard reception into a 30-yard touchdown to extend the Ducks’ lead to 28-10.

Bo trick

Nix did as much damage with his legs as he did with his arm. He rushed for his third touchdown of the day early in the fourth quarter to help give the Ducks a 35-10 lead.

Cal crawls back in?

Monroe Young’s touchdown cut Oregon’s lead to 35-17 midway through the fourth quarter.

One for the show

Justin Richard Baker’s score may not have made a difference in the final result, but he hauled in an impressive 55-yard touchdown reception to help pay off the stat.

#2 Ohio State 44, #13 Penn State 31

Making it look easy

CJ Stroud and Marvin Harrison Jr. has become one of the best QB-WR duos in the nation. The duo connected for a 37-yard passing play on the Buckeyes’ first possession of the game.

OSU bats first

Ohio State’s defense picked off a Penn State QB Sean Clifford the second time in the first quarter. That set up a 4-yard touchdown run by RB Williams soup to give the Buckeyes a 10-0 lead.

Put it in drive

Penn State’s Parker Washington now has a TD in back-to-back weeks after he took a quick WR screen to the house on a 58-yard catch-and-run. The big score brought Penn State within three, 10-7 in the second quarter.

Happy in the valley

The Nittany Lions sent their home crowd into a frenzy with a go-ahead TD midway through the second. Clifford stuck with KeAndre Lambert-Smith for a 23-yard TD to go up 14-10.

On the defensive side, Penn State hung tough with the Buckeyes as the first half came to an endsuffocating them near the goal line as the clock expired to go into halftime with a 14-13 edge.

Regaining momentum

Williams was limited in the second half after suffering an injury in the first, but Ohio State has a host of tough runners. TreVeyon Henderson etched his name in the TD column to put OSU back in front with a 41-yard scamper early in the fourth quarter.

OSU followed Henderson’s rush with another score minutes later, this time on a 24-yard dime from Stroud to Cade Stover.

CJ Stroud connects with Cade Stover on a 24-yard TD

CJ Stroud connects with Cade Stover on a 24-yard TD

CJ Stroud connected with Cade Stover on a 24-yard TD as the Ohio State Buckeyes increased their lead to 30-21.

Two For TreVeyon

Following a Penn State field goal, the Buckeyes got the ball back and immediately went to work. Henderson took the handoff and cruised in for a 7-yard touchdown run. The score gave Ohio State a 36-24 lead.

Ohio State takes a 36-24 lead after TreVeyon Henderson’s seven-yard rushing TD

Ohio State takes a 36-24 lead after TreVeyon Henderson's seven-yard rushing TD

The Ohio State Buckeyes took a 37-24 lead over the Penn State Nittany Lions after TreVeyon Henderson’s seven-yard rushing TD.

Have a day!

Before this play, JT Tuimoloau had a sack, a forced fumble, a tipped pass that led to an INT, an INT and two fumble recoveries. He put the icing on the cake of his wonderful day with another interception, this time picking it up the other way for a game-sealing TD.

Ohio State extends its lead after JT Tuimoloau picks off Sean Clifford.

Ohio State extends its lead after JT Tuimoloau picks off Sean Clifford.

The Ohio State Buckeyes took a 44-24 lead over Penn State after JT Tuimoloau picked Sean Clifford off and took it to the hose for a TD.

Tuimolau, a former top-ranked recruit, is the first FBS player this century to record two interceptions, two sacks, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in the same game.

Oklahoma 27, Iowa State 13

Made you look good!

After kicking a 41-yard FG early in the first quarter, Zach Smith lined up for what appeared to be another conversion from the 2-yard line.

But OU had other plans as Schmit waltzed into the end zone after a clever fake gave him an open path to the pylon. The TD gave OU a 10-3 lead in the second quarter.

wide open!

There is no explanation how Jalil Farooq got this for free behind Iowa State’s defense, but there’s video proof it happened. Farooq reeled in a 41-yard dime from Dillon Gabriel to put Oklahoma ahead 20-6.

Cyclone Watch!

The Cyclones climbed within seven on a 12-play, 53-yard drive. Hunter Dekkers completed a 15-yard pass to Jaylin Noel to make it 20-13.

Put it away

After a timely INT, Oklahoma put the game away late in the fourth when Eric Gray maneuvered his way into the end zone out of the wild formation.

Best of the rest:

wait what?

No, this is not a lie. miami defeated Virginia 14-12 in four overtimes without scoring a single touchdown.

Keep your eye on the ball

Georgia star tight end Brock Bowers kept his focus on the ball and won the top drill before securing the reception and running all the way into the end zone. The highlight TD catch gave the Bulldogs a 21-0 lead.

Knight Knight, Cincy

UCF finished No. 20 Cincinnati 19-game conference winning streak as RJ Harvey’s A 17-yard touchdown run with 54 seconds left put the Knights up, 25-21.

Will come:

Michigan State at No. 4 Michigan (7:30 p.m. ET)

Michigan State Spartans

MSU

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Michigan Wolverines

MICH


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