1942 Kansas State Wildcats football team

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1942 Kansas State Wildcats football
Conference Big Six Conference
1942 record 3-8 (2-3 Big 6)
Head coach Ward Haylett
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1941 1943 »
1942 Big 6 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Missouri 4 0 1     8 3 1
Oklahoma 3 1 1     3 5 2
Nebraska 3 2 0     3 7 0
Kansas State 2 3 0     3 6 0
Iowa State 1 4 0     3 6 0
Kansas 1 4 0     2 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1942 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the college football season of 1942. The team's head football coach was Ward Haylett, in his first year at the helm of the Wildcats. The Wildcats played their home games in Memorial Stadium. The Wildcats finished the season with a 3-8 record with a 2-3 record in conference play. They finished in fourth place in the Big 6. The Wildcats scored 79 points and gave up 334 points.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
9/19/1942 at Kansas Wesleyan* Unknown • Salina, KS W 37-6    
9/26/1942 at Texas* Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX L 0-64   15,000
10/3/1942 Fort Riley* Memorial StadiumManhattan, KS L 7-21    
10/10/1942 at Duquesne* Unknown • Philadelphia, PA L 0-33    
10/17/1942 Missouri Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, KS L 2-46   5,500
11/6/1943 Kansasdagger Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, KS (Sunflower Showdown) L 7-19    
10/31/1942 at Wichita State* Unknown • Wichita, KS L 0-9    
11/7/1942 at Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK L 0-76   8,000
11/14/1942 at Indiana* Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN L 0-54   7,500
11/21/1942 Iowa State Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, KS W 7-6   4,180
11/28/1942 at Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE W 19-0    
*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. * 1942 Game Results