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No. 5 Auburn beats No. 20 Kansas State, 20-14
No. 5 Auburn beats No. 20 Kansas State, 20-14

Nick Marshall threw two touchdown passes, Auburn forced three turnovers and the fifth-ranked Tigers held on to beat mistake-prone No. 20 Kansas State, 20-14, on Thursday night. Marshall finished with 231 yards passing for the Tigers (3-0), who were forced to the air by a Wildcats defense that was bent on stopping the run. The nation's sixth-ranked rushing attack had only 130 yards on the ground, 200 fewer than its season average. Not that it mattered the way Kansas State (2-1) squandered its chances. Jake Waters threw for 245 yards, but he also had two passes intercepted — one in the Auburn end zone. The Wildcats also fumbled the ball away, and Jack Cantele missed three...

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