1978 Kansas State Wildcats football team

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1978 Kansas State Wildcats football
Conference Big Eight Conference
1978 record 4–7 (3–4 Big 8)
Head coach Jim Dickey (1st year)
Home stadium KSU Stadium
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Oklahoma + 6 1 0     11 1 0
#8 Nebraska + 6 1 0     9 3 0
Iowa State 4 3 0     8 4 0
#15 Missouri 4 3 0     8 4 0
Kansas State 3 4 0     4 7 0
Oklahoma State 3 4 0     3 8 0
Colorado 2 5 0     6 5 0
Kansas 0 7 0     1 10 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head football coach was Jim Dickey. 1978 was the first year at Kansas State for Dickey. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
9/9/1978 at Arizona* Arizona StadiumTucson, Arizona L 31-0   50,484
9/16/1978 Auburn* KSU StadiumManhattan, Kansas L 45-32   27,600
9/23/1978 at Tulsa* Skelly FieldTulsa, Oklahoma L 24-14   22,000
9/30/1978 Air Force* KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas W 34-21   30,300
10/7/1978 Oklahoma State KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas W 18-7   21,900
10/14/1978 at No. 8 Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska L 48-14   75,818
10/21/1978 No. 13 Missouridagger KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 56-14   24,500
10/28/1978 at No. 1 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma L 56-19   72,105
11/4/1978 at Iowa State Cyclone StadiumAmes, Iowa L 24-0   47,450
11/11/1978 Colorado KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas W 20-10   13,100
11/18/1978 Kansas KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas (Sunflower Showdown) W 36-20   42,814
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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