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Kansas Falls To Oklahoma State In Stillwater, 55-3

Courtesy of Kansas Athletics

STILLWATER, Okla. – The Kansas Jayhawks fell to No. 15 Oklahoma State on Saturday night at Boone Pickens Stadium, 55-3, in front of 55,026 fans on the Cowboys’ Homecoming matchup.

The Jayhawks fell to 1-7 on the season and 0-5 in Big 12 play. Oklahoma State avenged its lone loss of the season last week and improved to 7-1 on the season and 4-1 in the conference.

Oklahoma State built a 17-0 lead after the first quarter and led 38-0 at half when the Cowboys scored with 2:23 remaining in the opening half.

After adding another touchdown in the third, the Jayhawks got on the board later in the quarter when kicker Jacob Borcila connected on a 45-yard field goal with 3:50 remaining in the frame.

The Cowboys closed out the scoring with a touchdown and a field goal in the final quarter.

Both Jason Bean and Miles Kendrick saw action at quarterback for the Jayhawks. Kendrick threw for 34 yards and ran for a team-high 32. Trevor Kardell had two catches for 12 yards, marking the first two catches of his career.

Rich Miller led the defense with nine tackles, including one for a loss. Kenny Logan Jr., had seven tackles, including five solo stops. Like Miller, Logan collected a tackle-for-loss in the setback. Defensive linemen Ron McGee and Zion DeBose combined on a sack for the Jayhawks, while true freshman cornerback Cam’Ron Dabney had a pair of pass breakups to go with four tackles. Linebacker Gavin Potter had six tackles and a pass breakup.

The Jayhawks will return to action Saturday, Nov. 6 at home against Kansas State in the Dillons Sunflower Showdown.

Derek Nesterhttps://sunflowerstateradio.com
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.

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