College football Best plays of Week 9: Kansas State edge past Oklahoma State

Week 9 of college football the season is off to a good start, and there is still a lot to come.

Undefeated #2 ohio state started the day with an impressive victory over the No. 13 Penn Statewhile Oklahoma won a hard-fought victory over Iowa State.

Later #22 Kansas State sailed to an impressive win over No. 9 Oklahoma Statewhile a Pac-12 tilt is on the books in Berkeley, Calif. between No. 8 Oregon and cal on FS1.

To close the evening, n°19 Kentucky takes on the mighty SEC enemy #3 Tennessee (7 p.m. ET), followed by a classic in-state rivalry game between state of michigan and #4 Michigan (7:30 p.m. ET).

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

No. 22 Kansas State 48, No. 9 Oklahoma State 0

Just on the money

K-State took the lead on their first possession after going for 77 yards on nine plays. Will Howard unleashed a rocket for Kade Warner on the left side for the Wildcats’ initial TD.

Of them !

Deuce Vaughn declared two to the OK State defense on the Wildcats’ next possession, breaking away for a 62-yard home call to put K-State up 14.

Screen to end zone

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

Double tie

The K-State running back scored his second touchdown of the game just before halftime, giving the Wildcats a 35-0 lead before the break.

K-State still scores

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

No. 8 Oregon 42, Cal 24

Nix for six!

Oregon QB Bo Nix played the best football of his college career in recent times. It was normal for him to score the first TD of the match.

Bo Nix runs it 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.

good again

The Oregon quarterback held the ball himself for his second rushing touchdown of the day and his 10th rushing touchdown 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

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


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

Cal crawling back?

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

No. 2 Ohio State 44, No. 13 Penn State 31

make it look easy

C.J. Stroud and Marvin Harrison Jr. became one of the best QB-WR duos in the nation. The pair hung on for a 37-yard passing play on the Buckeyes’ first possession of the game.

OSU strikes first

Ohio State defense knocked out Penn State QB Sean Clifford for the second time in the first trimester. This set up a 4-yard touchdown run from RB Williams soup to give the Buckeyes a 10-0 lead.

Put it in the drive

Penn State Parker-Washington now has a TD in consecutive weeks after taking a quick WR screen home 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 mid-second. Clifford met Ke André Lambert-Smith for a 23-yard TD to go up 14-10.

On the defensive end, Penn State held firm with the Buckeyes as the first half endedstifling them near the goal line as the clock expired to head into halftime with a 14-13 advantage.

Gain momentum

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

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

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

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

Two for TreVeyon

Following a basket from Penn State, the Buckeyes got the ball back and immediately got to work. Henderson took over and made 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 TD

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

Have a day!

Before this piece, JT Tuimoloau had a sack, forced fumble, angled 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 one interception, this time taking it back the other way for a sealed TD.

Ohio State extends its lead after JT Tuimoloau pulls out Sean Clifford.

The Ohio State Buckeyes took a 44-24 lead over Penn State after JT Tuimoloau picked Sean Clifford and took him home for a TD.

Tuimolau, a former top-ranked rookie, 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

I made you watch!

After throwing a 41-yard FG early in the first quarter, Zack 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 the Iowa State defense, but there is video evidence that it happened. Farooq landed a penny 41 yards from Dillon-Gabriel to put Oklahoma ahead 20-6.

Watch out for cyclones!

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


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

The best of the rest:

Wait what?

No, it’s not a lie. miami defeated Virginia 14-12 in four overtime without scoring a touchdown.

Keep your eyes on the ball

The Tight End of the Georgia Star Brock Bowers kept his focus on the ball and won the point drill before securing the reception and running to the end zone. The highlight of the TD take gave the Bulldogs a 21-0 lead.


Kentucky No. 19 at Tennessee No. 3 (7 p.m. ET)


Kentucky Wildcats



Tennessee Volunteers


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

Michigan State Spartans



Michigan Wolverines


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