#2 Oklahoma (6-0) vs. Kansas (3-3)

With 99 yards against Kansas, Adrian Peterson can become only the third freshman running back in NCAA history to break the 1,000-yard barrier in his first seven games, joining Emmitt Smith and Marshall Faulk. Kick-off for Saturday's matchup between the Sooners and Jayhawks is set for 12 p.m.

The Matchup
Kansas (3-3, 1-2) at Oklahoma (6-0, 3-0)

Kickoff
12:00 p.m. CST. Memorial Stadium (82,112) Norman, Okla.

Television and Radio
Saturday's game will be broadcast by Fox Sports Net. Joel Myers (play-by-play), Dave Lapham (analyst) and Jim Knox (sideline) will call the game. To listen the OU radio broadcast live on the internet, click the link below and then click the 'audio' link next on the right hand column of the Kansas game.

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The Series
Oklahoma leads the all-time series 64-27-6. The Sooners also lead the series in Norman by a 34-13-3 mark.

The Rankings
The Sooners are No. 2 in both the USA Today Coaches and Associated Press Polls. Kansas is unranked.

The Coaches
Oklahoma Head Coach Bob Stoops is 61-11 in his sixth season in Norman. Kansas Head Coach Mark Mangino is 11-20 in his third season in Lawrence.

About Kansas
The Jayhawks come into Saturday's matchup ranked 43rd in scoring offense (28.33 ppg) and 86th in total offense (321.83 ypg). Kansas ranks 49th nationally in passing offense (219.30 ypg) and 99th in rushing (102.50 ypg).

Defensively, KU ranks 30th in scoring defense (18.3 ppg) and 43rd in total defense (333.50 ypg). The Jayhawks are 24th nationally in rushing defense (106.50 ypg) and 80th nationally in passing defense (227.0 ypg).

Roster | Depth Chart | 2004 Schedule/Results | 2004 Statistics

About Oklahoma
The Sooners enter Saturday's game ranked 13th nationally in total offense (449.50 ypg) and 18th in scoring offense (34.17 ppg). OU ranks 11th in rushing offense (236.50 ypg) and 56th in passing offense (213.0 ypg).

Freshman running back Adrian Peterson ranks 5th nationally in rushing averaging 150.17 yards per game. Senior quarterback Jason White ranks 11th in passing efficiency with a 156.2 rating.

Defensively, Oklahoma ranks 9th in scoring defense (13.0 ppg) and 20th in total defense (297.33 ypg). The Sooners are 6th nationally in rushing defense (77.2 ypg) and 71st in passing defense (220.17 ypg).

Roster | Depth Chart | 2004 Statistics | 2004 Schedule/Results

Mangino on Oklahoma
"We are preparing this week to play the second-ranked team in America. We have had two very good practices this week. We continue to have good spirit on the practice field. We are looking forward to this challenge. I have told our players that the majority of them will only get one opportunity to play in Norman. So we have told them to make it a game that they can tell their kids and grandkids about."

Stoops on Kansas State
"Mark's (Mangino) done a great job, and his staff, in a short period of time getting them to a bowl game last year. This year they're 3-3, but they lose to Tech in the last minute of the game missing two field goals. They had an opportunity to win that game, and everyone knows Tech is going to go on and win a bunch of games. Also, at Nebraska — very close to winning that game. So, they've made great improvement. They really have their team playing hard, playing smart. You can see their talent level continues to improve. They're a good team. We realize we've got to come in and make sure we take care of our business and play as well as we can play."


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