1937 Kansas State Wildcats football team

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1937 Kansas State Wildcats football
Conference Big Six Conference
1937 record 4-5 (1-4 Big 6)
Head coach Wes Fry
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1936 1938 »
1937 Big 6 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#11 Nebraska 3 0 2     6 1 2
Oklahoma 3 1 1     5 2 2
Kansas 2 1 2     3 4 2
Missouri 2 2 1     3 6 1
Iowa State 1 4 0     3 6 0
Kansas State 1 4 0     4 5 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1937 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the college football season of 1937.

The team's head football coach was Wes Fry, in his third year at the helm of the Wildcats. The Wildcats played their home games in Memorial Stadium.

Led by All-Conference back Elmer Hackney, Kansas State led the Big Six Conference in rushing offense and total offense in 1937. Nevertheless, the team finished the season with a 4-5 record and a 1-4 record in conference play, in a tie for last place. Despite a potent rushing game, the Wildcats scored only 76 points and gave up 84 points.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
10/2/1937 at Boston College* Alumni FieldChestnut Hill, MA L 7-21  
10/9/1937 at Missouri Faurot FieldColumbia, MO L 7-14  
10/16/1937 Marquette* Memorial StadiumManhattan, KS W 13-0  
10/23/1937 at Creighton* Creighton StadiumOmaha, NE W 15-7  
10/29/1937 Oklahomadagger Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 0-19  
11/6/1937 Washburn* Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, KS W 20-7  
11/13/1937 at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS (Sunflower Showdown) W 7-0  
11/20/1937 at Iowa State Clyde Williams FieldAmes, IA L 7-13  
11/27/1937 Nebraska Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, KS L 0-3  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP. All times are in Central Time.

References[edit]

1. ESPN College Football Encyclopedia Edited by Michael MacCambridge

2. K-State Football Vault- The History of the Wildcats by Kevin Haskin

3. * 1937 Game Results