Monday September 15th, 2014

Auburn vs. Kansas State

Two top 25 teams face-off on Thursday when No. 5 Auburn goes on the road to play the No. 20 Kansas State. Both teams enter with 2-0 records on the season. 

You can follow the game with live stats and play-by-play here.

SCHNELL: Kansas State's Waters shows star talent (almost) no one saw

Details for Thursday's game are below: 

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. ET

Live Stream: The game can be streamed live here

TV Coverage: ESPN

Radio: For Kansas State affiliates, click here. For Auburn affiliates, click here

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Auburn at Kansas State Preview

Game Facts

Kansas State facts

After opening up the year with a blowout win over Stephen F. Austin, they survived an upset bid two weeks ago from the Iowa State Cyclones, 32-28. Iowa State scored 28 straight points in the first half but was held scoreless in the second.

In his first season as the full-time starter under center, Jake Waters has thrown for 462 yards on 35-of-57 passing with two touchdowns. He also leads the team in rushing through two games with 37 carries for 193 yards and four scores.

Kansas State has not beaten a top-five team since a 2006 victory against No. 4 Texas.

The Wildcats are 3-1 under coach Bill Snyder in Thursday night games since 1992.

Through two games, Snyder and his team are near the top in the country in scoring, averaging 43.5 points per game. 

Auburn facts

After defeating Arkansas in its opening game, Auburn beat San Jose State 59-13 two weeks ago. 

The Tigers are averaging 330 rushing yards per game. They have rushed for at least 200 yards in 13 straight games, the longest active streak in the FBS. The Tigers put up 358 yards last week after rushing for 302 in the opener. Auburn already has nine touchdowns on the ground and is averaging 6.7 yards per carry.

Leading the way this season out of the backfield is Cameron-Artis Payne, who has 293 rushing yards and four touchdowns. He is replacing Tre Mason, who rushed for more than 1,800 yards last season.

Auburn is 3-0 all-time against Kansas State, including a 23-13 victory the last time they played in 2007.

The Tigers are one of five teams in the FBS averaging more than 300 rushing yards and 200 passing yards per game.

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