The Jayhawks (1-2), after struggling defensively against the MAC's Central Michigan and Ohio, open Big 12 play at home versus one of the league's most complete offenses, West Virginia (2-1).
If you missed it from earlier in the week, RB Taylor Martin is expected to return. DT Isi Holani out for the season. Carter Stanley is not 100 percent but Beaty mentioned he could enter in some certain packages.
West Virginia won the toss and defers. KU will receive and start with the ball.
Touchback on the opening kick. KU starting at its own 25.
False start on the first play. Here we go.
KU lines up with 2 fullbacks and only 2 receivers. First play is an 18-yard run by Khalil Herbert.
Khalil Herbert with another 21-yard run. Great start.
Taylor Martin checks in for Herbert at RB.
Martin with a first down run. KU offensive line gettinga nice push.
Martin stuffed on 3rd-and-2. Herbert checks in during the 4th down play.
Herbert with a huge first down run. KU has been good on 4th down this year.
Peyton Bender given all day to throw. Forced to throw it away.
Herbert with a 9-yard run. He's on fire.
On 3rd-and-1, Herbert picks up a 1st down.
Herbert moves inside of the 10. He's already at 63 rushing yards.
Herbert short on a 3rd-and-4 run. Looks like KU will go for it.
Taylor Martin at RB on 4th down.
Ouch. False start penalty on 4th and 3. Field goal unit is coming out.