1979 Kansas State Wildcats football team

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1979 Kansas State Wildcats football
Conference Big 8 Conference
1979 record 3-8 (1-6 Big 8)
Head coach Jim Dickey
Home stadium KSU Stadium
Seasons
« 1978 1980 »
1979 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Oklahoma 7 0 0     11 1 0
#9 Nebraska 6 1 0     10 2 0
Oklahoma State 5 2 0     7 4 0
Missouri 3 4 0     7 5 0
Colorado 2 5 0     3 8 0
Iowa State 2 5 0     3 8 0
Kansas 2 5 0     3 8 0
Kansas State 1 6 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1979 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the college football season of 1979. The team's head football coach was Jim Dickey. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium. 1979 saw the wildcats finish with a record of 3-8, and a 1-6 record in Big 8 play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
Regular season
9/15/1979 at Auburn* Jordan-Hare StadiumAuburn, AL None L 26-18   50,132
9/22/1979 Oregon State* KSU StadiumManhattan, KS None W 22-16   32,600
9/29/1979 at Air Force* Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, CO None W 19-6   22,200
10/6/1979 Tulsa* KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS None L 9-6   33,100
10/13/1979 Iowa Statedagger KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS None L 7-3   23,400
10/20/1979 #9 Oklahoma KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS None L 38-6   27,257
10/27/1979 at Missouri Faurot FieldColumbia, MO None W 19-3   70,029
11/3/1979 at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS (Sunflower Showdown) None L 36-28   48,627
11/10/1979 #2 Nebraska KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS None L 21-12   43,210
11/17/1979 at Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, OK None L 42-15   49,000
11/24/1979 at Colorado Folsom FieldBoulder, CO None L 21-6   22,391
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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