Okla. St. shocks W. Vir­ginia

San Antonio Express-News (Sunday) - - College Football -

Tay­lor Cor­nelius passed for 338 yards, ran for 106 more and threw a touch­down to Ty­lan Wal­lace with 42 sec­onds re­main­ing to rally Ok­la­homa State past No. 7 West Vir­ginia, 45-41, on Satur­day.

West Vir­ginia quar­ter­back Will Grier led the Moun­taineers down to the Ok­la­homa State 14-yard line but couldn't con­nect with David Sills V on the fi­nal play. The loss all but ended West Vir­ginia's shot at the Col­lege Foot­ball Play­off and put a dent in Grier's Heis­man Tro­phy cam­paign.

Ok­la­homa State (6-5, 3-5) be­came bowl el­i­gi­ble with the vic­tory. West Vir­ginia (8-2, 6-2, No. 9 CFP) faces Ok­la­homa next Fri­day and still has a shot at reach­ing the Big 12 ti­tle game.

Grier's 6-yard touch­down run on fourth down in the fourth quar­ter gave West Vir­ginia a 41-31 lead, but Cor­nelius' 16-yard touch­down run and a stop by Ok­la­homa State's de­fense put the Cow­boys in po­si­tion to win.

The Cow­boys won de­spite lead­ing rusher Jus­tice Hill sit­ting out with a rib in­jury.

TCU 16, Bay­lor 9: In Waco, Jalen Reagor turned a short pass into a 65-yard score and later had a 37-yard touch­down on a fourt­hand-1 re­verse run as the Horned Frogs kept the Bears from reach­ing bowl el­i­gi­bil­ity in their home fi­nale. TCU (5-6, 3-5 Big 12), which had an­other start­ing quar­ter­back get hurt, can get to a bowl for the 16th time in coach Gary Pat­ter­son’s 18 sea­sons with a win at home next Satur­day against Ok­la­homa State. Char­lie Brewer threw for 163 yards and had a 7-yard TD run when he leaped over one of his block­ers for Bay­lor (5-6, 3-5). But Brewer also had one of the two Bears fum­bles that led to TCU points.

Kansas State 21, Texas Tech 6: In Man­hat­tan, Kan., Sky­lar Thomp­son re­turned from a con­cus­sion to throw for 213 yards and a touch­down, Blake Lynch hit four field goals and Kansas State’s de­fense grounded the sloppy Red Raiders.

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