Candidates for Game Balls and Gassers, following Kansas University's 42-6 loss at Oklahoma State ...
JaCorey Shepherd returned a kickoff 69 yards and averaged 33.8 yards on five kick returns. He also wasn’t the main culprit in a secondary that had a rough day.
Tony Pierson had the play of the day, a 50-yard rush down the left sideline on a reverse. He gained 87 yards on six rushes.
Cornerback Dexter McDonald, one of the team’s better players this season, was flagged for pass interference on consecutive fourth-quarter plays. In contrast to most weeks, Oklahoma State did not avoid throwing in his direction and picked on him repeatedly with success.
Kicker Ron Doherty clanked a 31-yard field-goal attempt off the left upright when Kansas was behind 14-0.