1980 Kansas State Wildcats football team
|1980 Kansas State Wildcats football|
|Conference||Big Eight Conference|
|1980 record||4–7 (1–6 Big 8)|
|Head coach||Jim Dickey (3rd year)|
|Home stadium||KSU Stadium|
|1980 Big 8 football standings|
|#3 Oklahoma $||7||–||0||–||0||10||–||2||–||0|
The 1980 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head football coach was Jim Dickey. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium.
|9/13/1980||at LSU*||Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, Louisiana||L 21-0||75,405|
|9/20/1980||South Dakota*||KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas||W 24-3||26,120|
|9/27/1980||Arkansas State*||KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas||W 31-7||32,580|
|10/4/1980||at Tulsa*||Skelly Stadium • Tulsa, Oklahoma||L 3-0||23,213|
|10/11/1980||at Iowa State||Cyclone Stadium • Ames, Iowa||L 31-7||50,163|
|10/18/1980||at No. 11 Oklahoma||Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma||L 35-21||74,638|
|10/25/1980||Missouri||KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas||ABC||L 13-3||30,610|
|11/1/1980||Kansas||KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas (Sunflower Showdown)||W 1-0 (KU forfeit)^||43,276|
|11/8/1980||at No. 5 Nebraska||Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, Nebraska||L 55-8||76,121|
|11/15/1980||Oklahoma State||KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas||L 10-0||22,370|
|11/22/1980||Colorado||KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas||W 17-14||17,510|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.|
^ The University of Kansas mistakenly counts this as a win. Kansas was forced by the Big Eight Conference to forfeit this game after beating Kansas State on the field, 20-18. Kerwin Bell, a Kansas running back was later determined to be ineligible at the time of the game.
- DeLassus, David. "Kansas State University coaching records by game (1980)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 11, 2011.