1972 Kansas State Wildcats football team

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1972 Kansas State Wildcats football
Conference Big Eight Conference
1972 record 3–8 (1–6 Big 8)
Head coach Vince Gibson (6th year)
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 1972 college football season. 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
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 No. 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
10/7/1972 No. 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 No. 20 Iowa State Clyde Williams FieldAmes, IA L 25-22   35,893
10/28/1972 at No. 8 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK L 52-0   61,451
11/4/1972 No. 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 No. 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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