Facing a Kansas State defense that held No. 18 Auburn to 62 yards rushing would be tough enough. San Jose State has to do it without its top running back, Yonus Davis.
He rolled his ankle on the first play of San Jose State's season-opening 45-3 loss at Arizona State. He is out for tomorrow's game in Manhattan.
The Wildcats (0-1) are looking for their first solid rushing game of the year. They went to the air 58 times in their season opener, a 23-13 loss, and had only 27 yards on the ground.
Kansas State hasn't started 0-2 since 1989, Bill Snyder's first season. The Wildcats opened that year 0-3, after going 0-11 the year before and 0-10-1 in 1987.
Since then, Kansas State has won 16 consecutive home openers. The Wildcats made 11 straight bowl appearances under Snyder, who retired in 2005. They returned to the postseason in 2006 after a