Kansas State Postgame Notes
Oct. 7, 2010
K-State is now 462-605-41 in its 115 years of college football... Thursday night's contest was the final league matchup between K-State and Nebraska and was the 95th in the history of the series... K-State owns a 45-27 (.625) mark against teams from the Big 12 North... The Wildcats are now 67-47 (.588) in Big 12 action... Thursday's crowd of 51,015 was the 24th time in school history that 50,000+ fans have witnessed a home football game in Manhattan... The Wildcats are now 17-7 (.708) when playing in front of 50,000+ fans at home.
Thursday's game was the 125th television appearance by K-State, with the Wildcats accruing a 64-61 (.512) record in those contests, including a 3-1 record this season... Since the start of the 1990 season, K-State is 109-24-1 (.820) when playing at Bill Snyder Family Stadium... Since the 1996 season under head coach Bill Snyder, K-State is 27-21 (.563) in the month of October.
Kansas State extended its scoring streak to 169 consecutive games on Josh Cherry's 46-yard field goal in the second quarter... The streak is the 10th longest in the nation and the second-longest in the Big 12 behind Nebraska's 180-game streak... This is the third straight game K-State has tallied its first points on a field goal.
Senior running back Daniel Thomas registered 99 all-purpose yards on Thursday night, including 22 carries for 63 yards... This was Thomas' 17th career start, which is every game of his K-State career... Thomas finished with a career-high eight catches for 36 yards... This was Thomas' 11th career game with 20+ carries and the third this season... Thomas has 691 yards on the ground this season... Thomas finished the day with 1,956 career rushing yards... He needs five yards to move into eighth in school history for career rushing yards.
Senior placekicker Josh Cherry was 2-of-2 on field goals and 1-of-1 on PATs on Thursday night... Cherry's second field goal of the night was a career- and season-long connection of 48-yards in the third quarter... The last time a K-State placekicker made two field goals of 40+ yards was Sept. 2, 2006 against Illinois State (Jeff Snodgrass - 52 yards and 41 yards)... For the season, Cherry is 5-of-5 on field goals including 3-of-3 on attempts of 40+ yards.
Senior quarterback Carson Coffman recorded his ninth career start on Thursday and finished 14-of-22 for 91 yards and a touchdown... Coffman also tallied seven carries for 45 yards, including a 36-yard effort in the fourth quarter.
Sophomore quarterback Collin Klein subbed in for Coffman at quarterback on K-State's second drive of the third quarter... He tallied six rushes for 33 yards and was 2-of-2 for 16 yards passing.
Redshirt junior quarterback Sammuel Lamur made his first career appearance at quarterback for K-State during the final drive of the game... He tallied three rushes for 20 yards and was 3-of-3 for 28 yards passing.
Senior kick returner/running back William Powell carded 196 all-purpose yards on Thursday night... Powell's total was bolstered by 186 kickoff return yards (31.0 per return), including a 52-yard scamper in the fourth quarter... For the season, Powell has returned 14 kickoffs for 441 yards (31.5 ypkr)... Needs 13 yards to tie for 10th in school history for kick return yards for a season.
Sophomore wide receiver Chris Harper pulled in two catches for 13 yards and his first career touchdown... Harper is the third wide receiver to register a touchdown catch this season.
Senior wide receiver Aubrey Quarles tallied five catches for 57 yards... This is the fifth career game and the second this season that Quarles has recorded at least five catches.
Senior offensive lineman Zach Kendall notched his 17th straight start and the 22nd of his career on Thursday night... Senior offensive lineman Wade Weibert carded his 17th straight start and the 17th of his career... Senior offensive lineman Kenneth Mayfield recorded his 15th consecutive start and the 15th of his career... Junior offensive lineman Clyde Aufner made his 13th career start... Junior offensive lineman Manase Foketi tallied his fifth consecutive start.