1954 Kansas State Wildcats football team

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1954 Kansas State Wildcats football
Conference Big Seven Conference
1954 record 7-3 (3-3 Big 7)
Head coach Bill Meek
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1953 1955 »
1954 Big 7 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Oklahoma 6 0 0     10 0 0
Nebraska 4 2 0     6 5 0
Colorado 3 2 1     7 2 1
Missouri 3 2 1     4 5 1
Kansas State 3 3 0     7 3 0
Iowa State 1 5 0     3 6 0
Kansas 0 6 0     0 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1954 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the college football season of 1954. The team's head football coach was Bill Meek, in his fourth and final year at the helm of the Wildcats. The Wildcats played their home games in Memorial Stadium. The Wildcats finished the season with a 7-3 record with a 3-3 record in conference play. They finished in 5th place in the Big 7. The Wildcats scored 191 points and gave up 154 points. It would be another 15 years until the Wildcats would outscore their opponents again. The 1969 team would be the next season they did so.

1954 was Kansas State's last winning season until 1970.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 18 Colorado State* Memorial StadiumManhattan, KS W 29-0    
September 25 at Wyoming* War Memorial StadiumLaramie, WY W 21-13    
October 2 at Missouri Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, KS L 7-35   21,500
October 9 at Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE W 7-3   34,000
October 16 Tulsa* Skelly StadiumTulsa, OK W 20-13   8,000
October 23 at #1 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK L 0-21   46,356
October 30 Kansas Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, KS (Sunflower Showdown) W 28-26   21,000
November 6 at Drake* Drake StadiumDes Moines, IA W 53-18    
November 13 Iowa Statedagger Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, KS W 12-7   14,347
November 20 at Colorado Folsom FieldBoulder, CO L 14-38   23,600
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP. All times are in Central Time.

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