1976 Kansas State Wildcats football team

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1976 Kansas State Wildcats football
Conference Big Eight Conference
1976 record 1–10 (0–7 Big 8)
Head coach Ellis Rainsberger (2nd year)
Defensive coordinator Dick Selcer (2nd year)
Home stadium KSU Stadium
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Oklahoma + 5 2 0     9 2 1
#14 Oklahoma State + 5 2 0     9 3 0
#16 Colorado + 5 2 0     8 4 0
#9 Nebraska 4 3 0     9 3 1
#19 Iowa State 4 3 0     8 3 0
Missouri 3 4 0     6 5 0
Kansas 2 5 0     6 5 0
Kansas State 0 7 0     1 10 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1976 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1976 NCAA Division I football season. The team's head football coach was Ellis Rainsberger. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
9/11/1976 BYU* KSU StadiumManhattan, Kansas W 13-3   27,100
9/18/1976 at No. 11 Texas A&M* Kyle FieldCollege Station, Texas L 14-34   50,027
9/25/1976 Wake Forest* KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 0-13   25,500
10/2/1976 at Florida State* Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, Florida L 10-20   30,353
10/9/1976 No. 9 Missouridagger KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 21-28   22,200
10/16/1976 at No. 3 Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska L 0-51   76,150
10/23/1976 Kansas KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas (Sunflower Showdown) L 14-24   41,459
10/30/1976 at Iowa State Cyclone StadiumAmes, Iowa L 14-45   44,797
11/6/1976 at No. 17 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma L 20-49   70,987
11/13/1976 No. 17 Oklahoma State KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 21-45   21,000
11/19/1976 No. 15 Colorado KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 28-35   16,500
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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