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North Dakota State rallies to stun Kansas State 24-21

Final drive of 80 yards ate up last 8½ minutes

Kansas State running back John Hubert (33) spins away from North Dakota State cornerback CJ Smith (6) and nose tackle Ryan Drevlow (60) during the first half of a season-opening college football game at Bill Snyder Family Stadium in Manhattan.

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MANHATTAN — Brock Jensen spun into the end zone from inside the 1-yard line for the go-ahead touchdown with 28 seconds left, and North Dakota State upset defending Big 12 champion Kansas State 24-21 on Friday night to open the season.

The senior quarterback led the Bison on an 18-play, 80-yard march that ate up 8½ minutes, helping them convert four third downs along the way, and left the Wildcats with virtually no time left to set up a tying field-goal try.

Jensen threw for 165 yards and two touchdowns for Bison, the two-time defending FCS national champions who have beaten ...

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