K-State ended their 2021 football home schedule with a loss to Baylor by a score of 20-10.
Wildcat coach Chris Klieman “Well, let’s congratulate Coach Aranda and Baylor. They played a really good football game and beat us at our own place and I give those guys credit for making really good plays on both sides of the ball. They’re a physical team and they play really hard. We got behind early on the miscue and we went down seven to nothing and just couldn’t get out of that hole and struggled to get any rhythm offensively throughout the day until the big run with Deuce (Vaughn). I also thought we struggled to get off the field on defense. "
Baylor scored a touchdown with 11:09 remaining in the first quarter a short time after recovering a muffed punt by Kansas State and led 17-7 at halftime. Blake Shapen threw for 137 yards in place of injured quarterback Gerry Bohanon as No. 11 Baylor leaned on its defense in the win.
Trestan Ebner ran for 86 yards and a touchdown as the Bears won their fourth straight over the Wildcats. Sixth-year senior Skylar Thompson was just 15 of 29 for 158 yards for Kansas State before leaving with an injury in the fourth quarter of his final home game. Deuce Vaughn added 128 yards rushing for the Wildcats, but most of it came on a 65-yard touchdown run.