The No. 15 Kansas State Wildcats (2-0) go on the road to match up against the Missouri Tigers (2-0) at Faurot Field at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, September 16, 2023.
The Wildcats’ game versus the Tigers will be available on SECN.
When is Kansas State vs. Missouri and when does it start?
This contest between the Wildcats and Tigers will take place on Saturday, September 16, 2023. You should expect the kickoff at 12:00 PM ET.
Where to watch Kansas State vs. Missouri
The Wildcats and Tigers will take to the field at Faurot Field at Memorial Stadium for this matchup on September 16, and if you would like to see the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on SECN.
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Kansas State Stats & Insights
In their last outing, the Wildcats won 42-13 over the Troy Trojans.
Kansas State has been shining on both offense and defense, ranking 19th-best in total offense (492.5 yards per game) and 21st-best in total defense (256.5 yards allowed per game).
Offensively, the Wildcats have been a top-25 unit in terms of passing yards, ranking 24th-best in the FBS by putting up 305 per game. They rank 72nd on defense (218.5 passing yards allowed per game).
On defense, Kansas State has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking best by giving up only 38 per game. The Wildcats rank 42nd on offense (187.5 rushing yards per game).
The Wildcats have been a tough matchup for opposing teams, as they rank top-25 in both scoring offense (18th-best with 43.5 points per game) and scoring defense (sixth-best with 6.5 points allowed per game) this season.
Missouri Stats & Insights
The Wildcats squared off against the Troy Trojans in their most recent outing, winning 42-13.
Missouri ranks 81st in the FBS with 376.5 total yards per contest, but it has been lifted up by its defense, which ranks 15th-best by allowing only 239.5 total yards per contest.
In terms of passing, the Tigers rank 83rd in the FBS (215 passing yards per game) and 44th on the other side of the ball (185 passing yards allowed per game).
Missouri has been keeping opposing offenses in check on run defense, surrendering just 54.5 rushing yards per game (eighth-best). On offense, it ranks 65th in the FBS by accumulating 161.5 rushing yards per game.
The Tigers are generating 29 points per contest on offense this season (72nd-ranked). Meanwhile, they are surrendering 14.5 points per contest (30th-ranked) on defense.
Kansas State Key Players to Watch
Will Howard has 547 passing yards (273.5 ypg) to lead Kansas State, completing 67.2% of his passes and throwing five touchdown passes and two interceptions this season. He’s also contributed on the ground with 38 rushing yards (19 ypg) on 11 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
DJ Giddens’ team-high 180 rushing yards (90 per game) have come on 27 carries this year.
This season Treshaun Ward has collected 114 yards (57 per game) on 27 carries with one touchdown.
RJ Garcia II’s 150 receiving yards (75 yards per game) pace all receivers on the team. He’s collected eight receptions and one touchdown.
Phillip Brooks III has caught 13 passes for 134 yards (67 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
Jadon Jackson has hauled in six catches for 115 yards (57.5 ypg) and two touchdowns this season.
Missouri Key Players to Watch
Brady Cook leads Missouri with 376 passing yards (188 ypg) on 31-of-40 passing with three touchdowns compared to zero interceptions this season.
Cody Schrader’s team-high 222 rushing yards (111 per game) have come on 41 carries, with one touchdown this year.
This season Nathaniel Peat has rushed for 103 yards (51.5 per game) on 22 carries with one touchdown, while also hauling in 83 yards (41.5 per game) on three catches and one touchdown.
Luther Burden III’s team-leading 213 receiving yards (106.5 yards per game) have come on 15 receptions with one touchdown.
Mekhi Miller’s four grabs have netted him 59 yards (29.5 ypg) and one touchdown.