Cowboys Cruise Past Kansas, 42-6

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Oklahoma State methodically took care of business on Saturday in Stillwater, beating Kansas 42-6 for their fifth straight win.

It didn’t take the Cowboys long to strike first, as Justin Gilbert returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown.

OSU’s second score was set up when Kevin Peterson intercepted a pass and returned it 38 yards.

Desmond Roland scored on a three-yard touchdown run to give the Cowboys a 14-0 lead.

OSU added to the lead in the second quarter, going 80 yards in four plays, with Clint Chelf passing to Desmond Roland for a 19-yard touchdown to put the Pokes up 21-0.

Late in the first half, OSU got on the board again.

Chelf found David Glidden for a gain of 39, setting up a four-yard touchdown pass from Chelf to Tracy Moore to make it 28-0 at halftime.

OSU has had their offensive success without receiver Josh Stewart, who had to leave the game in the first quarter with a sprained ankle.

An uneventful third quarter had just one score, a 39-yard field goal by Ron Doherty to give the Jayhawks their first points of the game.

Kansas’ other score was also a field goal, a 29-yarder in the fourth quarter, sandwiched between two more Cowboy touchdowns.

The first one came early in the quarter, with Chelf passing to Tracy Moore for an 11-yard touchdown to make it 35-3.

Chelf 19 of 37 passing for 265 yards and three touchdowns.

Moore caught six passes for 77 yards and two scores.

The Cowboys capped the scoring later in the fourth as Jeremy Smith scored on a 15-yard touchdown run to give OSU a 42-6 lead.

Kansas has now lost 27 straight Big 12 games, and 21 conference road games in a row.

OSU celebrated the 25th anniversary of their 1988 Holiday Bowl champions, with Heisman Trophy winner Barry Sanders and other members of the team honored at halftime.

The Cowboys improve to 8-1, 5-1 in the Big 12.

OSU will visit Texas next Saturday in Austin for a 2:30 kickoff.

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