1964 Kansas Jayhawks football team

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1964 Kansas Jayhawks football
Conference Big 8 Conference
1964 record 6–4 (5–2 Big 8)
Head coach Jack Mitchell
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 44,900)
Seasons
« 1963 1965 »
1964 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Nebraska 6 1 0     9 2 0
Oklahoma 5 1 1     6 4 1
Kansas 5 2 0     6 4 0
Missouri 4 2 1     6 3 1
Oklahoma State 3 4 0     4 6 0
Kansas State 3 4 0     3 7 0
Colorado 1 6 0     2 8 0
Iowa State 0 7 0     1 8 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1964 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas in the 1964 NCAA Division I-A college football season.

Regular season[edit]

During his Jayhawk career, Gale Sayers rushed for 2,675 yards and gained 3,917 all-purpose yards. In 1963, he set an NCAA Division I record with a 99-yard run against Nebraska. In his senior year, he led the Jayhawks to a 15–14 upset victory over Oklahoma with a 96-yard kickoff return.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 19 TCU* Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS W 7–3   38,000
September 26 at Syracuse* Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY L 6–38   28,000
October 3 Wyoming* Memorial Stadium • Lawrence, KS L 14–17   38,000
October 10 at Iowa State Clyde Williams FieldAmes, IA W 42–6   19,706
October 17 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Lawrence, KS W 15–14   42,130
October 24 at Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, OK W 14–13   36,500
October 31 at Kansas State Memorial StadiumManhattan, KS (Sunflower Showdown) W 7–0   21,300
November 7 #5 Nebraska Memorial Stadium • Lawrence, KS L 7–14   44,509
November 14 Colorado Memorial Stadium • Lawrence, KS W 10–7   37,000
November 21 at Missouri Memorial StadiumColumbia, MO (Border War) L 14–34   50,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

[1]

Team players in the NFL[edit]

Player Round Pick Position Club
Gale Sayers 1 4 Running Back Chicago Bears
Brian Schweda 8 101 Tackle Chicago Bears
Mike Shinn 8 108 End Green Bay Packers

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  • Gale Sayers was also drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the first round of the 1965 American Football League draft.[3]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]