1979 Kansas State Wildcats football team

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1979 Kansas State Wildcats football
Conference Big Eight Conference
1979 record 3–8 (1–6 Big 8)
Head coach Jim Dickey (2nd year)
Home stadium KSU Stadium
Seasons
← 1978
1980 →
1979 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Oklahoma $ 7 0 0     11 1 0
#9 Nebraska 6 1 0     10 2 0
Oklahoma State 5 2 0     7 4 0
Missouri 3 4 0     7 5 0
Colorado 2 5 0     3 8 0
Iowa State 2 5 0     3 8 0
Kansas 2 5 0     3 8 0
Kansas State 1 6 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1979 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1979 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head football coach was Jim Dickey. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium. 1979 saw the wildcats finish with a record of 3–8, and a 1–6 record in Big Eight Conference play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
9/15/1979 at Auburn* Jordan-Hare StadiumAuburn, Alabama None L 26-18   50,132
9/22/1979 Oregon State* KSU StadiumManhattan, Kansas None W 22-16   32,600
9/29/1979 at Air Force* Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, Colorado None W 19-6   22,200
10/6/1979 Tulsa* KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas None L 9-6   33,100
10/13/1979 Iowa Statedagger KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas None L 7-3   23,400
10/20/1979 No. 9 Oklahoma KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas None L 38-6   27,257
10/27/1979 at Missouri Faurot FieldColumbia, Missouri None W 19-3   70,029
11/3/1979 at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas (Sunflower Showdown) None L 36-28   48,627
11/10/1979 No. 2 Nebraska KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas None L 21-12   43,210
11/17/1979 at Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma None L 42-15   49,000
11/24/1979 at Colorado Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado None L 21-6   22,391
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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