Kickoff: 2:30 PM CT
Location: Bill Snyder Family Stadium (Manhattan, KS)
Notes & Storylines
- Oklahoma has won 14 Big 12 championships in the league’s first 25 years while Kansas State is tied for third with three titles.
- The Sooners have won 26 of their last 28 true road games and are 15-2 in such games under Lincoln Riley.
- Dating back to the start of the 2012 season, Oklahoma is 43-8 (.843) in regular season games away from home.
- OU has won 12 games in a row, which represents the 11th winning streak of at least 12 games in program history and the Sooners’ longest since winning 14 straight over the 2016 and ’17 seasons.
- OU is 147-31 (.826) in regular season Big 12 play since the start of the 2000 season. That’s 26 more wins than the program with the next most victories during that period (Texas; 121-57) and 46 more than the program with the third most (Oklahoma State; 101-78).
- Today’s game will mark Oklahoma’s seventh straight against K-State when the Wildcats are unranked in the AP poll (the Sooners are 4-2 in the previous six).
- OU has been ranked in the AP poll in 18 of the 21 meetings since the start of the Big 12 Conference in 1996.
- Oklahoma is 40-4 all-time as the No. 6-ranked team in the AP poll and 13-1 on the road.
- A win today for the Sooners would mark the 50th in 58 games in the head coaching career of Lincoln Riley. Only Barry Switzer (56) and Bud Wilkinson (57) reached 50 victories at OU faster than 58 games.
- Oklahoma has lost only six Big 12 games since the start of the 2015 season and two of the defeats have come to unranked Kansas State teams the last two years.
- The road team in the OU-Kansas State series has won seven of the last 10 meetings.
- Today’s game will feature an Oklahoma run defense that has held all four opponents this season to 100 or fewer ground yards (74.3 average). Meanwhile, Kansas State running back Deuce Vaughn is averaging 98.3 rushing yards per game this year and is tied for second in the Big 12 with five rushing touchdowns.
- The Sooners have committed only three turnovers through four games and rank 10th nationally with their +5 turnover margin on the season.
- Oklahoma’s defense ranks 14th nationally with its 3.5 sacks per game and is 13th in the country with 8.0 tackles for loss per contest.
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