2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
6-5, 7th in Big 12
Ben Queen/USA TODAY Sports
3d

QB Ertz out; Kansas State to lean on freshman

Kansas State will have to rely on freshman QB Skylar Thompson on Saturday against Iowa State, with QB Jesse Ertz out the rest of the season due to knee surgery and backup Alex Delton still out after two concussions.

Mike Sando, ESPN.com @

It would be fun to watch the Broncos-Raiders game this week with Mike McCoy and Ken Norton.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Kansas State QB Jesse Ertz will officially miss the rest of the season with a knee injury. Coach Bill Snyder said Ertz would have surgery. Ertz was the starter in K-State's first five games, but has not played since Oct. 7.

ESPN Stats & Info

Pringle leads Big 12 standouts

The fun didn't stop for K-State's Byron Pringle on Saturday, as he racked up four scores en route to the conference's offensive award. Texas' Gary Johnson earned a nod on defense, with a pair of Cyclones rounding out the group.

Rob Ferguson-USA TODAY Sports
4dJeremy Mills

Best quarterbacks of Week 12: Skylar Thompson

Thompson made his second career start this week, leading Kansas State to 45 points in its upset of No. 13 Oklahoma State. He beat the Cowboys with the long ball and his legs.

ESPN Stats & Info

D'Eriq Week 12's QBR King

D'Eriq King completed 18 of 26 passes for 225 yards and rushed for 141 in Houston's loss to Tulane for Week 12's best QBR performance. Riley Ferguson, Lamar Jackson, Skylar Thompson and Kelly Bryant posted impressive QBRs as well.

ESPN Stats & Info

Wildcats pace top game scores of Week 12

Kansas State posted the best game score of the week after defeating Oklahoma State 45-40. Purdue's upset of Iowa puts the Boilermakers at No. 2 on the list, followed by Texas and TCU.

Rob Ferguson-USA TODAY Sports
5dKyle Bonagura and David M. Hale

College football bowl projections

While the teams in the New Year's Six bowls stayed the same, some minor upsets caused some major changes in the rest of the updated bowl matchups.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

K-State's Byron Pringle became the first Big 12 player ever to score three receiving TDs and a kick return TD in a single game, per ESPN Stats & Info.

play
Oklahoma State's comeback falls short to Kansas State (1:25)
play
Thompson and Pringle key in Kansas State's big road win (1:42)
play
Rudolph TD makes it a one-possession game (0:24)
play
Oklahoma State gets timely turnover (1:29)
play
Oklahoma State comes back with Rudolph TD (0:21)
play
Pringle continues to dominate with 3rd receiving TD (0:45)

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Kansas State freshman QB Skylar Thompson is coming of age today. He's passed for 134 yards and run for another 98 with three TDs. K-State is rolling in Stillwater.

play
Pringle strikes again with 46-yard TD catch (0:25)

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

An upset is brewing in the Big 12. Kansas State has handcuffed Oklahoma State QB Mason Rudolph and picked him off twice. The Wildcats also have an 89-yard kick return TD, courtesy of Byron Pringle.

play
Pringle returns kick 89 yards for Wildcat TD (0:37)
play
Thompson throws perfect TD pass to Pringle (0:26)
play
Rudolph throws 38-yard TD pass for Cowboys (0:27)
play
Kansas State strikes first with short TD run (0:21)

Team Stats

Passing Yards184.197th
Rushing Yards193.736th
Points For33.237th
Points Against26.564th