1972 Kansas State Wildcats football team

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1972 Kansas State Wildcats football
Conference Big 8 Conference
1972 record 3-8 (1-6 Big 8)
Head coach Vince Gibson
Home stadium KSU Stadium
Seasons
« 1971 1973 »
1972 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Oklahoma 6 1 0     11 1 0
#4 Nebraska 5 1 1     9 2 1
#16 Colorado 4 3 0     8 4 0
Oklahoma State 4 3 0     6 5 0
Missouri 3 4 0     6 6 0
Iowa State 2 4 1     5 6 1
Kansas 2 5 0     4 7 0
Kansas State 1 6 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
  • Due to a dispute over Oklahoma forfeiting games, both OU and Nebraska claim this title.
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 1972 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the college football season of 1972. The team's head football coach was Vince Gibson. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
Non-conference Schedule
9/9/1972 Tulsa* KSU StadiumManhattan, KS W 21-13   28,000
9/16/1972 at BYU* Cougar StadiumProvo, UT L 32-9   31,752
9/23/1972 at #10 Arizona State* Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ L 56-14   50,682
9/30/1972 Tampa* KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS W 31-7   25,000
Big 8 Schedule
10/7/1972 #12 Colorado KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS L 38-17   40,000
10/14/1972 Kansas KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS (Sunflower Showdown) W 20-19   39,947
10/21/1972 at #20 Iowa State Clyde Williams FieldAmes, IA L 25-22   35,893
10/28/1972 at #8 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK L 52-0   61,451
11/4/1972 #16 Missouri KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS L 31-14   37,500
11/11/1972 Oklahoma Statedagger KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS L 45-14   25,000
11/18/1972 at #5 Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE L 59-7   75,079
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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