MANHATTAN, Kansas (Ticker) -- Junior Justin McKinney set the
tone for a lopsided affair.
McKinney returned the opening kickoff 88 yards for a touchdown
and Dylan Meier threw two TD passes as Kansas State cruised to a
45-0 rout over Florida Atlantic in a non-conference matchup.
With the win, the Wildcats (2-0) won their sixth straight game
over an opponent not in the Big 12 Conference.
It took McKinney 18 seconds to cover most of the field and give
Kansas Stage a 7-0 lead. After Yamon Figurs capped an
eight-play, 83-yard drive with a 38-yard touchdown with 8:33
left in the opening quarter, Meier connected with Jermaine
Moreira for a 21-yard score early in the second quarter for a
With a 31-point advantage in the fourth, Meier threw a 14-yard
TD strike to Daniel Gonzalez, pushing the lead to 38-0 with
14:54 to go.
The Owls (0-2) were limited to 1.4 yards per carry and have yet
to score a touchdown this season.