1969 Kansas State Wildcats football team

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1969 Kansas State Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1969 record5–5 (3–4 Big 8)
Head coachVince Gibson (3rd season)
Home stadiumKSU Stadium
Seasons
← 1968
1970 →
1969 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Missouri + 6 1 0     9 2 0
No. 11 Nebraska + 6 1 0     9 2 0
No. 16 Colorado 5 2 0     8 3 0
Oklahoma 4 3 0     6 4 0
Kansas State 3 4 0     5 5 0
Oklahoma State 3 4 0     5 5 0
Iowa State 1 6 0     3 7 0
Kansas 0 7 0     1 9 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1969 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1969 NCAA University Division football season. The team's head football coach was Vince Gibson. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium.

The team was again led by quarterback Lynn Dickey and finished the season ranked as the top passing offense in the Big Eight Conference for the second straight year. Kansas State also led the Big Eight in rushing defense. Despite the good statistics, 1969 saw the Wildcats finish with an even record of 5–5, and a 3–4 record in the Big Eight. The Wildcats did, however, post the school's first victory over a ranked team, rolling over #11 Oklahoma, 59–21.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 20at Baylor*W 45–1530,000
September 27at Arizona*W 42–2738,750
October 4No. 2 Penn State*L 17–1437,000
October 11at KansasW 26–2248,285
October 18Iowa State
W 34–728,674
October 25No. 11 OklahomadaggerNo. 18
  • KSU Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS
W 59–2135,615
November 1at No. 14 MissouriNo. 12L 41–3840,000
November 8at Oklahoma StateNo. 15L 28–1935,700
November 15No. 17 Nebraska
L 10–740,000
November 22at ColoradoL 45–3237,400
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Roster[edit]

1969 Kansas State Wildcats football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 40 Charlie Collins
QB 11 Lynn Dickey Jr
G 76 Ira Gordon Sr
RB 32 Russell Harrison
RB 42 Mark Herron
T 75 Lynn Larson
WR 44 Bob Long
RB 23 Mike Montgomery Jr
G 79 Dean Shaternick
TE 80 Forrest Wells
WR 48 Sonny Yarnell
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 55 Keith Best
DB 20 Ron Dickerson So
LB 54 Jim Dukelow
DE 84 Mike Kuhn
LB 57 Randy Ross
DB 26 Clarence Scott
DE 70 Ron Yankowski
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

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