1971 Kansas State Wildcats football team

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1971 Kansas State Wildcats football
Conference Big Eight Conference
1971 record 5-6 (2-5 Big 8)
Head coach Vince Gibson
Home stadium KSU Stadium
Seasons
« 1970 1972 »
1971 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Nebraska $ 7 0 0     13 0 0
#2 Oklahoma 6 1 0     11 1 0
#3 Colorado 5 2 0     10 2 0
Iowa State 4 3 0     8 4 0
Kansas State 2 5 0     5 6 0
Oklahoma State 2 5 0     4 6 1
Kansas 2 5 0     4 7 0
Missouri 0 7 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1971 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1971 college football season. The team's head football coach was Vince Gibson. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium. 1971 saw the wildcats finish with a record of 5-6, and a 2-5 record in Big Eight Conference play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
9/11/1971 Utah State* KSU StadiumManhattan, Kansas L 10-7   30,000
9/18/1971 at Tulsa* Skelly StadiumTulsa, Oklahoma W 19-10   23,500
9/25/1971 BYU* KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas W 23-7   37,500
10/2/1971 at No. 6 Colorado Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado L 31-21   47,740
10/9/1971 at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas (Sunflower Showdown) L 39-13   51,151
10/16/1971 Iowa State KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 24-0   31,074
10/21/1971 No. 2 Oklahoma KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 75-28   37,198
10/29/1971 at Missouri Memorial StadiumColumbia, Missouri W 28-12   52,498
11/6/1971 at Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma W 35-23   34,758
11/13/1971 No. 1 Nebraska KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 44-17   42,300
11/19/1971 Memphis State* Memphis Memorial StadiumMemphis, Tennessee W 28-21   17,234
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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