🏈 OU's strange history in Manhattan
Taking a look back at Oklahoma's last decade traveling to Kansas State, which often provides new life for the program
Kansas State maintains a strong brand as a thorn in Oklahoma’s side.
The Wildcats are justified as the winners of the programs’ last two meetings, especially last year’s come-from-behind effort to prevail in Norman.
Before OU travels to Manhattan, Kansas, this weekend, there’s something to be said of the Sooners’ last decade’s worth of games at Kansas State.
More often than not, they were memorable checkpoints along their individual seasons. Some of them changed the direction of the team. And that typically was a good thing.
OU needs that memorable checkpoint this weekend. It needs “that win” that turned the season around after a month of barely getting by against inferior competition.
Here’s how it turned out for those other teams:
2011: OU 58, K-State 17
What a long-term impact this game had on Oklahoma.
The Sooners were facing issues finishing drives in the red zone. So, it turned to backup Blake Bell, who was behind Landry Jones at the time, to fight for those short-yard situations.
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