There were any number of kick-in-the-teeth moments for Kansas State fans -- too many to count -- but the sequence that perhaps most neatly summed up Baylor 52, Wildcats 24, came with 7:51 left in the nightmare.
The Bears' quarterback, Nick Florence, faces a 2nd-and-10 from inside his end zone. He drops the snap. In his end zone. Any number of things can happen at this point, most of them undesirable for the offense.
But this is what happens: In an instant, Baylor running back Glasco Martin scoops up the ball, tucks it to his chest, spots a hole, and sprints out of the end zone -- all the way to the Bears' 16-yard-line.
Sometimes, it's just not your night.
You just don't want those nights to be in November, in prime time, on national television, when everyone's waiting to see you blink. In the crazy, illogical world of the Bowl Championship Series, timing is everything.
After Halloween, uneasy lies the head that wears a crown. Oregon, the BCS No. 2, falls hard. K-State, the BCS ...