The biggest surprise in Kansas State's 29-21 loss to Oklahoma State on Friday night 

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at Boone Pickens Stadium was the Wildcats' ability to stay competitive until the end of the game 

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At halftime, the Wildcats found themselves trailing 20-7 after conceding a touchdown on an interception 

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However, in the second half, they managed to force Oklahoma State to settle for field goals 

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pulled within one score thanks to Will Howard's 6-yard touchdown run with 8:56 remaining. 

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Oklahoma State's quarterback, Alan Bowman, completed 19 of 35 passes for 235 yards, 

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and Ollie Gordon rushed for 136 yards and a touchdown, contributing to the Cowboys' 412 yards of total offense 

On the other hand, Kansas State's Will Howard completed 15 of 34 passes for 152 yards and suffered three interceptions 

However, he managed to rush for 104 yards and score a touchdown.

The absence of starting cornerback Jacob Parrish and the injury to another cornerback 

In summary, despite their valiant effort, Kansas State was unable to secure a victory 

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in a challenging game against Oklahoma State, ultimately falling short in a 29-21 loss. 

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Dick Butkus, Legendary Hall of Fame Chicago Bears Linebacker ,  Swipe up for detail

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