1977 Kansas State Wildcats football team

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1977 Kansas State Wildcats football
Conference Big Eight Conference
1977 record 2–9 (0–7 Big 8)
Head coach Ellis Rainsberger (3rd year)
Defensive coordinator Dick Selcer (3rd year)
Home stadium KSU Stadium
Seasons
« 1976 1978 »
1977 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Oklahoma $ 7 0 0     10 2 0
Iowa State 5 2 0     8 4 0
#12 Nebraska 5 2 0     9 3 0
Colorado 3 3 1     7 3 1
Missouri 3 4 0     4 7 0
Kansas 2 4 1     4 6 1
Oklahoma State 2 5 0     4 7 0
Kansas State 0 7 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. The team's head football coach was Ellis Rainsberger. 1977 would turn out to be the last season with Rainsberger at the helm, as he was replaced with Jim Dickey in 1978. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium. 1977 saw the Wildcats finish with a record of 2–9, and a dismal 0–7 record in Big Eight Conference play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
9/10/1977 at BYU* Cougar StadiumProvo, UT None L 39-0   35,196
9/17/1977 Florida State* KSU StadiumManhattan, KS None L 18-10   26,200
9/24/1977 at Wichita State* Cessna StadiumWichita, KS None W 21-14   28,724
10/1/1977 No. 18 Mississippi State* KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS None W 1-0 (forfeit)^   30,060
10/8/1977 No. 9 Nebraska KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS None L 26-9   41,100
10/15/1977 at Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, OK None L 21-14   48,200
10/22/1977 at Missouri Faurot FieldColumbia, MO None L 28-13   63,168
10/29/1977 No. 4 Oklahoma KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS None L 42-7   25,600
11/5/1977 at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS (Sunflower Showdown) None L 29-21   47,858
11/12/1977 Iowa State KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS None L 22-15   19,521
11/19/1977 at Colorado Folsom FieldBoulder, CO None L 23-0   43,873
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

^ Mississippi State was forced to forfeit the game. The score of the game was 24-21, in favor of Mississippi State.

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