MANHATTAN, Kan. (KAIT) - Arkansas State pulled off a massive upset in Manhattan.
Jonathan Adams Jr. had 3 touchdown receptions, including a go-ahead score with 38 seconds left. The Red Wolves beat Kansas State 35-31 Saturday afternoon in front of a national spotlight. The FOX telecast marked the first A-State game on major network television in 39 years. Adams finished with 8 catches for 98 yards.
Logan Bonner & Layne Hatcher had 2 passing TDs each in the victory. Jeff Foreman had a passing score in the 2nd quarter as part of a Red Wolves gadget play. Jamal Jones led the A-State rushing attack with 16 carries for 95 yards.
Arkansas State notched their first victory over a Power 5 opponent in 12 years (2008 - Texas A&M). They were one of 2 Sun Belt teams to upset a Big 12 opponent on Saturday.
The Red Wolves are 1-1 this season, they’ll host Central Arkansas next Saturday in the home opener. Kickoff is at 6:00pm at Centennial Bank Stadium, the game will be streamed on ESPN+.