Auburn 20, Kansas State 14: Opportunity Knocks, Nobody Answers

It was the most un-Wildcat game in ages.

Had you been told that through three quarters, K-State would only allow Auburn’s lightning-fast offense to score 10 points, you’d have happily taken it and rushed straight to the afterparty. But turnovers, mistakes, and a complete inability to capitalize on opportunities — all of which are completely foreign concepts to a Bill Snyder team — doomed the Wildcats to another heartbreak.

The Wildcats held Auburn to a three-and-out on the opening possession, but turned the ball over after picking up a first down on a Jake Waters fumble. The defense did its job, but Auburn converted on a 34-yard Daniel Carlson field goal to take the lead.

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