No. 6 TCU tries to remain unbeaten in trip to Kansas State

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Published 10:56 a.m. ET Oct. 12, 2017

No. 6 TCU (5-0, 2-0 Big 12) at Kansas State (3-2, 1-1), Saturday, Noon ET (FS1)

Line: TCU by 4 ½.

Series record: Tied 5-5

WHAT’S AT STAKE

TCU plays its third straight stiff test after dispatching Oklahoma State and West Virginia, and with a lighter schedule that includes Kansas, Iowa State and Texas on the horizon. Kansas State needs to get on track after a double-overtime loss to the Longhorns and with Oklahoma looming.

KEY MATCHUP

TCU QB Kenny Hill against Kansas State’s secondary. Hill is completing 69 percent of his passes, which is on pace to set a school record, and will be facing a Wildcats defense that gave up 380 yards and two touchdowns passing to Texas freshman Sam Ehlinger last weekend.

PLAYERS TO WATCH

TCU: RB Darius Anderson has eclipsed 100 yards rushing in each of the Horned Frogs’ last three games, including 160-yard effort against Oklahoma State.

Kansas State: Whomever plays QB. Jesse Ertz is the clear No. 1 and gashed TCU for 170 yards rushing in a 30-6 romp last season. But he was hurt last week against Texas, and backup Alex Delton provided a spark with his legs in the second half.

FACTS & FIGURES

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