It took every bit of time on the clock for Texas to hold on and escape Manhattan, Kansas with a 19-14 win over Kansas State, but the Longhorns did escape with a win, which marks the first time Texas is leaving the Little Apple victorious since 2002.
A D’Shawn Jamiosn 90-yard punt return touchdown provided Texas with its first points of the afternoon, and Texas followed that up with an early second quarter touchdown toss to Collin Johnson, a Kansas State safety from a Charles Omenihu sack, and a field goal on the ensuing series for the Longhorns to enter the break with a commanding 19-0 edge.
The Wildcats would respond coming out of the break, though, thanks in large part to a quarterback change from Alex Delton to Skylar Thompson.
Thompson’s first series behind center was a methodical, 10-play, 82-yard drive capped with a touchdown on a scramble. A few series’ later, following a Cameron Dicker missed field goal, Kansas State pieced together an even more impressive drive, moving 70 yards in 16 plays with the final effort being a Alex Barnes leap over the goal line to cut the deficit to 19-14.
That was the last time K-State would see the end zone, though, and after the teams exchanged punts, the Longhorns killed the clock with a 10-play drive that featured several key conversions.
As a result, the Longhorns are now 4-1 on the season behind a four-game winning streak.
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