K-State Wildcats fall to Texas Longhorns 31-21

Chandler RIley | The Collegian Junior Quarterback Jake Waters, lays on the ground after a hit by Texas Linebacker Steve Edmond Saturday night at Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium/Joe Jamail Field in Austin, Texas. Edmond was called for targeting and was forced to leave the game.

The K-State Wildcats five-game winning streak against the Texas Longhorns ended on Saturday night in Austin with a 31-21 loss. The Wildcats struggled on both sides of the ball, especially on defense.

The Longhorns picked up 227 yards rushing against the Wildcats, while Texas quarterback David Ash threw for 166 yards and a score. Ash missed the second half the game with a head injury.

For the Wildcats, Jake Waters saw the field for most of the game as the Wildcats had to abandon the running game after falling behind. He threw for 275 yards and ran for a score but also fumbled the ball twice.

K-State has a bye week next week as they try to fix the issues that popped up against Texas. Then the following week, the Wildcats travel to Stillwater, Okla. to face Oklahoma State.