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Backup QB Thompson leads K-State to 42-35 OT victory

Kansas State’s Winston Dimel (38) scores a touchdown past Texas Tech’s Octavious Morgan (5) that was called back after a targeting penalty, during an NCAA college football game Saturday, in Lubbock, Texas.

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LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Third-string quarterback Skylar Thompson emerged from the shadows of Kansas State’s never-thought-much-about Plan C and threw the game-winning touchdown in a 42-35 overtime win over Texas Tech.
Thompson, a redshirt freshman and once a heralded recruit within the Midwest, also threw a tying two-point conversion to Dalton Schoen that tied the game with 42 seconds to play.
“I’m so glad we won,” Thompson said. “That’s all that matters to me is we won the game. I was ready when my number was called. I knew I needed come in and help us win the ...


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