After a 35 minute delay to start things, the Sooners wish the delay had continued. On the second play of the game Alex Barnes took it 75 yards to the end zone for the touchdown. K-State had a 7-0 advantage.
It didn't take long for Oklahoma to respond. Baker Mayfield orchestrated a drive which saw him break off a 32 yard run. It was capped off with Mayfield finding Dimitri Flowers on a five yard touchdown strike. That tied it up at seven.
Oklahoma's defense showed up in Manhattan. They forced their sixth turnover of the season on a Delton pass to Byron Pringle. Steven Parker forced the fumble and recovered it in the red zone. Oklahoma took over in their own territory.
Kansas State would force Oklahoma to go three and out, that allowed Alex Delton, the back up, to power his way in from a yard out which gave the Wildcats a 14-7 lead with 1:26 to go in the first.
Oklahoma threatened to to tie it up early in the second when Baker Mayfield tried to find his favorite target CeeDee Lamb. Lamb tried to pin the ball on the back of Denzel Goolsby, who ripped it away, intercepted it in an acrobatic way before falling out of bounds.
That led to an Alex Delton 21 yard touchdown run which he achieved by tap dancing down the sideline. Kansas State shocking the Sooners 21-7 in the second.
Oklahoma tried to answer on their next drive. They converted one fourth down, but couldn't convert two in Kansas State territory. The Wildcats took it back on downs.
Oklahoma, in dire need of a stop, got it. Jordan Thomas picked off a pass from Alex Delton. Kyler Murray entered for Baker Mayfield who handed it off to Rodney Anderson for the three yard touchdown. However it would get overturned because Anderson was short. Then Mayfield returned to the game, Sooners went with the Wildcat formation a couple of times and it ended up in a loss of a yard. It led to an Austin Seibert field goal Sooners trailed 21-10.
In the third, Oklahoma responded quickly. Baker Mayfield capped off OU's first drive of the quarter with a 17 yard touchdown run. Oklahoma trailed by four, 21-17.
The Oklahoma defense has awaken in the 2nd half. The Sooners have allowed just 13 yards in the 2nd half so far. Offense is rolling too. Baker Mayfield gave OU their first lead of the game with a three yard rushing touchdown on a zone read. Mayfield connected with Dimitri Flowers on a two point conversion to give the Sooners a 28-21 advantage in the fourth.
After a snap on an Austin Seibert punt went over his head, Colby Moore recovered for Kansas State. It gave Alex Delton great field position and he capitalized with a one yard rushing touchdown, his third of the game. It tied it up at 28.
Oklahoma responded in just three plays. Mayfield connected on a 67 yard pass with Marquise Brown. Then Mayfield found Rodney Anderson on a five yard touchdown reception. OU had a 35-28 lead.
The back and forth continued. On Kansas State's next drive. Isaiah Zuber caught a five yard touchdown from Alex Delton. That tied it up at 35.
However, Oklahoma couldn't be stopped. When trying to set up a game winning field goal for Austin Seibert, Rodney Anderson broke off a 21 yard touchdown leaving just seven seconds in the game. OU had a 42-35 lead.
That proved to be the game winner as Oklahoma wins 42-35. Rodney Anderson had 19 carries, 147 yards and that score. He also caught 4 passes for 30 yards and a touchdown. Baker Mayfield was 32-41, 410 yards, 2 touchdowns, INT. He also had nine rushes, 69 yards and two touchdowns.
Next up for Oklahoma, they return home for a date with Texas Tech.