GAMEDAY College Football

Texas Christian 31, Kansas 28

Associated Press

FORT WORTH, Texas - Griffin Kell kicked a 25-yard field goal with 11 seconds to play as TCU fought off a Kansas fourth-quarter rally to beat the Jayhawks 31-28.

Kell's field goal capped a 14-play, 67-yard drive after Kansas had rallied from a 14-point deficit to tie the score. TCU ran four plays inside the Kansas 15-yard line to set up the kick.

"I felt like he was going to get it," TCU interim coach Jerry Kill said. "I was more worried about giving them any time."

Kansas trailed 28-14 early in the fourth quarter before Jalon Daniels threw touchdown passes of 28 yards to Luke Grimm and 10 yards to Jared Casey, the unlikely overtime hero in the Jayhawks' win last week at Texas that snapped a 56-game Big 12 losing streak.

Max Duggan ran for a touchdown and passed for 166 yards in his first game since October for the Horned Frogs (5-6, 3-5 Big 12). Duggan, who missed TCU's two previous games with a foot injury, set up the score with a 42-yard sprint down the left sideline to the 2.

Duggan was the only scholarship quarterback available for TCU.

"If we don't have him, we don't win - period," Kill said.

Kansas (2-9, 1-7 Big 12) sought to win consecutive conference games for the first time since 2008.

"To come down here, again a big underdog once again on the road, says a lot," said first-year Jayhawks coach Lance Leipold, hired in April after Les Miles was fired amid allegations of misconduct during his time at LSU. "It's a dejected locker room and one that is not just ready to play out the season."

Casey caught a 10-yard touchdown pass lofted over the middle with 4:46 to play, and the PAT tied the score at 28. Casey, the walk-on redshirt freshman who scored last week's winning 2-point conversion, caught three passes for 26 yards.

TCU also scored on a 43-yard reverse by receiver Derius Davis in the first period, a 56-yard run by Kendre Miller in the second quarter and a 1-yard run by Amari Demercado early in the fourth to cap a 99-yard drive.

Miller, who missed last week's game with injured ribs, ran for 112 yards, 100 in the second half.

Kansas quarterback Jalon Daniels ran for a 14-yard touchdown in the first quarter and threw a 28-yard touchdown pass to Luke Grimm in the fourth quarter.

The Jayhawks led 14-7 early in the second quarter following Daniels' scoring run and a 2-yard burst by running back Devin Neal 2 1/2 minutes into the second period.

Neal, the freshman who leads Kansas' in rushing, didn't return after being shaken up late in the first half. He gained 59 yards after rushing for 145 last week at Texas.

Daniels, a sophomore, made his second start after junior Jason Bean suffered a hand injury. Bean played a few snaps Saturday as a running back.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter KansasTCU
TCU TD 10:33 Derius Davis 43 yd run (Griffin Kell kick) 0 7
Kansas TD 5:43 Jalon Daniels 14 yd run (Jacob Borcila kick) 7 7
Second Quarter KansasTCU
Kansas TD 12:29 Devin Neal 2 yd run (Jacob Borcila kick) 14 7
Third Quarter KansasTCU
TCU TD 13:32 Kendre Miller 56 yd run (Griffin Kell kick) 14 14
TCU TD 6:55 Max Duggan 1 yd run (Griffin Kell kick) 14 21
Fourth Quarter KansasTCU
TCU TD 11:43 Emari Demercado 1 yd run (Griffin Kell kick) 14 28
Kansas TD 9:23 Luke Grimm 28 yd pass from Jalon Daniels (Jacob Borcila kick) 21 28
Kansas TD 4:46 Jared Casey 10 yd pass from Jalon Daniels (Jacob Borcila kick) 28 28
TCU FG 0:06 Griffin Kell 25 yd FG 28 31
Team Stats
  Kansas TCU
First downs 21 19
  Rushing 8 14
  Passing 12 5
  Penalty 1 0
3rd Down Efficiency 4-11, 36% 7-14, 50%
4th down efficiency 1-1, 100% 1-2, 50%
Rushes-Yards 31-124 49-326
Passing Yards 255 166
Return Yards 23 3
Completions-Attempts-Int 22-30-1 10-16-1
Sacks-Yards Lost 2--19 3--19
Punts 4 3
Punts-Average 36 43.7
Fumbles Lost 1-0 3-1
Penalties - Yards 1-0 3-37
Time of Possession 29:49 30:11
Kansas Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
J. Daniels 22 30 255 2 1
TCU Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
M. Duggan 10 16 166 0 1
Kansas Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
D. Neal 14 59 4.2 1
J. Daniels 6 37 6.2 1
A. Pesek-Hickson 9 28 3.1 0
J. Bean 1 1 1.0 0
TCU Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
K. Miller 12 112 9.3 1
E. Demercado 18 89 4.9 1
M. Duggan 14 74 5.3 1
D. Davis 3 52 17.3 1
B. Matiscik 1 0 0.0 0
Kansas Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
K. Lassiter II 8 101 12.6 0
T. Kardell 1 44 44.0 0
L. Grimm 4 39 9.8 1
J. Casey 4 34 8.5 1
L. Arnold 1 14 14.0 0
D. Neal 1 13 13.0 0
S. McBride 1 11 11.0 0
A. Pesek-Hickson 1 0 0.0
0
J. Bean 1 -1 -1.0 0
TCU Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
D. Davis 6 103 17.2 0
M. Barkley 1 48 48.0 0
E. Demercado 1 8 8.0 0
D. DiNunzio 1 5 5.0 0
G. Spivey 1 2 2.0 0
Kansas Interceptions
Player Int Yards
J. Bryant 1 0
TCU Interceptions
Player Int Yards
D. Winters 1 2
Kansas Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
R. Vernon 3 102 34.0
T. Wilson 1 42 42.0
TCU Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
J. Sandy 3 131 43.7
Kansas Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
TCU Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
D. Davis 1 3 3.0
Kansas Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
K. Logan Jr. 1 25 25.0
K. Pearson 1 6 6.0
T. Golightly 0 -1 -∞
D. Downing 0 -7 -∞
TCU Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
B. Matiscik 1 -2 -2.0
Kansas Missed FG
Player Length
J. Borcila 45
TCU Missed FG
Player Length




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