No. 15 Baylor (4-0, 1-0 Big 12) at Kansas State (2-3, 0-2), 2:30 p.m. CT (Fox)
Line: Baylor by 17.
Series record: Kansas State leads 7-3.
WHAT'S AT STAKE
Baylor will be trying to extend an eight-game winning streak that includes a win over the Wildcats when they were undefeated last year. It's the fourth-longest active run in the Football Bowl Subdivision. Kansas State will be trying to end a two-game slide to start Big 12 play.
Baylor's offense against the Kansas State defense. The Bears are averaging a nation-leading 779.5 yards per game, and Wildcats coach Bill Snyder joked the best way to slow them down is to take the football and head to the locker room with it. Baylor also leads the nation in scoring at more than 70 points per game.
PLAYERS TO WATCH
Baylor: RB Lache Seastrunk leads the nation with eight straight 100-yard rushing games, a school record, and is second nationally at 147.3 yards rushing per game. Seastrunk had 185 yards rushing in a 52-24 victory that knocked Kansas State out of title contention last year.
Kansas State: QB Daniel Sams appeared to take over the starting job from Jake Waters last week against Oklahoma State. He provided a spark with his arm (181 yards passing) and running ability (118 yards rushing), but also threw three interceptions and lost a fumble.
FACTS & FIGURES
Ohio State (18), Stanford (13) and Alabama (9) are only schools to have won more consecutive games than Baylor. ... The Bears will be playing on road for first time this season. ... Baylor has gone three-and-out once in 61 drives this season. ... The Bears have posted top-four scoring games in school history in modern era this season: 69 vs Wofford, 70 vs Buffalo and Louisiana-Monroe and 73 vs West Virginia. ... Baylor QB Bryce Petty leads nation in pass efficiency (229.6) and yards per completion (20.12). ... Kansas State committed 12 penalties and had five turnovers last week at Oklahoma State. ... The Wildcats haven't started 0-3 in Big 12 since 2004, prior to coach Bill Snyder's brief retirement. ... RB John Hubert (2,213) needs 53 yards to pass Mike Lawrence for seventh on Kansas State rushing list.
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