No. 16 K-State rolls past SEMO with ease in season opener
MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) - Kansas State football opened the 2023 season with a statement 45-0 win over SEMO at Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Saturday night.
The offense was rolling from the start. Will Howard launched a 33-yard touchdown pass to Jadon Jackson to get them on the board in the first quarter.
Come the second quarter, the offense couldn’t be stopped. Howard punched in a 1-yard score himself, followed by a 37-yard touchdown pass to RJ Garcia to take a 21-0 lead.
Florida State transfer running back Treshaun Ward then found the endzone for the first time as a Wildcat, running in a 3-yard score to make it a 28-0 game.
Ward and Howard then shook things up, with the running back sending an 8-yard toss for a touchdown to Howard. The ‘Cats ended the first half up 35-0.
Chris Tennant added a 51-yard field goal in the third quarter to make it 38-0.
Then come the fourth, true freshman out of Maize Avery Johnson ran in his first collegiate touchdown on his first collegiate drive.
The ‘Cats took it 45-0.
Up next, the Wildcats will host Troy on September 9th at 11:00 a.m.
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