1958 Kansas State Wildcats football team

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1958 Kansas State Wildcats football
Conference Big Seven Conference
1958 record 1-9 (0-7 Big 7)
Head coach Bus Mertes
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1957 1959 »
1958 Big 7 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Oklahoma 6 0 0     10 1 0
Missouri 4 1 1     5 4 1
Colorado 4 2 0     6 4 0
Kansas 3 2 1     4 5 1
Kansas State 2 4 0     3 7 0
Nebraska 1 5 0     3 7 0
Iowa State 0 6 0     4 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1958 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the college football season of 1958. The team's head football coach was Bus Mertes. The Wildcats played their home games in Memorial Stadium. The Wildcats finished the season with a 3-7 record with a 2-4 record in conference play. They finished in 5th place. The Wildcats scored just 110 points and gave up 192 points.

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Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
9/20/1958 Wyoming* Memorial StadiumManhattan, KS W 17-14   12,000
9/27/1958 at Colorado Folsom FieldBoulder, CO L 3-13   37,500
10/4/1958 Utah State Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, KS L 13-20   9,866
10/11/1958 at Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE W 23-6   37,596
10/17/1958 at Missouri Memorial StadiumColumbia, MO L 8-32   12,000
10/23/1958 at #9 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK L 6-40   47,743
11/1/1958 Kansas Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, KS (Sunflower Showdown) L 12-21   19,000
11/8/1958 at Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, OK L 7-14    
11/15/1958 Iowa State Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, KS W 14-6   8,193
11/19/1958 at Michigan State* Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI L 7-26   39,032
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP. All times are in Central Time.

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