1993 Kansas State Wildcats football team

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1993 Kansas State Wildcats football
Copper Bowl champion
Copper Bowl, W 52–17 vs. Wyoming
Conference Big Eight Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 18
AP No. 20
1993 record 9–2–1 (4–2–1 Big 8)
Head coach Bill Snyder (5th year)
Offensive coordinator Del Miller (5th year)
Co-defensive coordinator Bob Stoops (3rd year)
Co-defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt (3rd year)
Home stadium KSU Stadium
(Capacity: 43,000)
Seasons
← 1992
1994 →
1993 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Nebraska $ 7 0 0     11 1 0
#16 Colorado 5 1 1     8 3 1
#20 Kansas State 4 2 1     9 2 1
#17 Oklahoma  % 4 3 0     9 3 0
Kansas 3 4 0     5 7 0
Missouri 2 5 0     3 7 1
Iowa State 2 5 0     3 8 0
Oklahoma State 0 7 0     3 8 0
  • † – Bowl Coalition representative as champion
    ‡ – Bowl Coalition at-large representative
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1993 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1993 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head football coach was Bill Snyder. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium. 1993 saw the Wildcats finish with a record of 9–2–1, and a 4–2–1 record in Big Eight Conference play.

The 1993 season marked several firsts for the program. The year ended with a dominant victory against Wyoming in the 1993 Copper Bowl. The was the program's first bowl appearance since the 1982 Independence Bowl and first bowl win ever. The 1993 season also marked the first time that Kansas State finished in the final national rankings, and saw the first win over a ranked team in Bill Snyder's career, when No. 25 Kansas State beat No. 13 Oklahoma in Manhattan.

1993 was the first year for a new press box on the west side of KSU Stadium. The press box featured suites and cost $3.3 million to build. Also, an indoor practice facility was built.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 1:10 PM New Mexico State* KSU StadiumManhattan, Kansas W 34–10   25,936
September 11 1:10 PM Western Kentucky* KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas W 34–10   29,356
September 18 7:00 PM at Minnesota* Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis W 30–25   36,245
September 25 1:10 PM UNLV* KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas W 36–20   25,817
October 9 1:10 PM Kansas KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas (Sunflower Showdown) W 10–9   44,165
October 16 1:00 PM at No. 6 Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska L 28–45   75,721
October 23 1:10 PM No. 16 Colorado KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas T 16–16   33,728
October 30 1:10 PM No. 13 Oklahomadagger No. 25 KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas PPV W 21–7   31,569
November 6 1:00 PM at Iowa State No. 18 Cyclone StadiumAmes, Iowa L 23–27   31,441
November 13 1:10 PM Missouri No. 24 KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas W 31–21   27,168
November 20 2:00 PM at Oklahoma State No. 20 Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma W 21–17   23,400
December 29 7:00 PM vs. Wyoming* No. 20 Arizona StadiumTucson, Arizona (Copper Bowl) ESPN W 52–17   49,075
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Table references[1]

Game summaries[edit]

Oklahoma[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Oklahoma 0 0 0 7 7
• Kansas St 0 7 14 0 21
  • KSU: Schiller 19 Rush, 111 Yds[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeLassus, David. "Kansas State University coaching records by game (1993)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 11, 2011. 
  2. ^ Gainesville Sun. 1993 Oct 31.