Sooners can set program road-win mark not seen in 41 years with win over Kansas State

Oklahoma football hasn’t been perfect in recent seasons, but the Sooners have proven their ability to get the job done in enemy territory. Oklahoma has won 13-straight true road games, and a win at Kansas State on Saturday would send the Sooners into historic territory.

A win over Kansas State at Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium in Manhattan, Kan. on Oct. 21 would mark Oklahoma’s 14th straight true road game win. If the Sooners can get the job done, it would be the longest streak of such for Oklahoma in 41 years.

The Sooners last won 14 true road games between 1973 and 1976. The only instance of better road success in Oklahoma history came from 1953 to 1958. Oklahoma won a whopping 24 true road games during that stretch.

And the road matchup against the Wildcats might provide Oklahoma with just the right conditions to extend their streak to 14 once again.

Historically, Oklahoma has dominated Kansas State on the road. The Sooners haven’t lost in Manhattan since 1996, and have beaten the Wildcats by double digits in every trip to Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium dating back to 2000.

Oklahoma’s most recent visit to Kansas State was one of the Sooners’ worst thrashings of the Wildcats in series history. Oklahoma shutout Kansas State 55-0. It was the worst home shutout loss for Kansas State by deficit in school history.

Oklahoma has posted at least 29 points in every game played this season, but Kansas State has yet to let an opponent reach that mark in regulation in 2017.

Alas, the Sooners have a chance to add to their rich history with a potential milestone game in the Little Apple.

Kickoff for the Oklahoma-Kansas State game is set for 3 p.m. CT. The game will air on FOX.

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