And the Blue and Gold paid the price.
Once the final gun had sounded, K-State had defeated the San Jose State Spartans 34-14 in front of 45,545 in the home opener at Bill Snyder Family Stadium for the Kats.
SJSU played all of it's quarterbacks, and one even at wide reciever!
And starting QB, Adam Tafralis, found himself on the bench with a shoulder injury for the effort.
It wasn't enough, and the Wildcats won their 18th consecutive home opener at the hands of an SJSU squad that better represented "Radar" from the old television show "MASH".
The loss dropped San Jose State, which is playing its first four games on the road, to 0-2.
K-State Senior, James Johnson, had 111 yards in 15 carries and a touchdown.
The Wildcats blew it open in the fourth quarter, scoring 17 points in less than 8 minutes, eliminating any possibility of any late-game drama by the Spartans.
K-State, which led 10-7 at one point, was on top only 17-7 entering the fourth quarter. But the Wildcats took advantage of a weaker SJSU team with Johnson's 8-yard TD run, kicker Brooks Rossman's 43-yard field goal and wide receiver Deon Murphy's 21-yard scoring run.
San Jose State narrowed the gap when Adam Tafralis, hooked up with wide receiver, Jalal Beauchman, for a 20-yard TD pass with 5:46 left in the first half, but K-State answered when Freeman scored on a 1-yard plunge at the 1:26 mark.
Up next for SJSU are the Aggies of Utah State. The game will played in Utah, but this might not matter as the Spartans are entering the game with many injuries and a now banged up starting QB, Adam Tafralis.
More to come on the extent of all injuries, so stay tuned to this website for developments.
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