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1969 Kansas State Wildcats football team


1969 Kansas State Wildcats football team

Conference Big 8 Conference
1969 record 5-5 (3-4 Big 8)
Head coach Vince Gibson
Home stadium KSU Stadium

The 1969 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the college football season of 1969. The team's head football coach was Vince Gibson. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium.

The team was once again led by quarterback Lynn Dickey, and finished the season ranked as the top passing offense in the Big Eight for the second straight year. Kansas State also led the Big Eight in rushing defense. Despite the good statistics, 1969 saw the Wildcats finish with an even record of 5-5, and a 3-4 record in the Big 8. The Wildcats did, however, post the school's first victory over a ranked team in 1969, rolling over #11 Oklahoma 59-21.


Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
Non-conference Schedule
9/20/1969 at Baylor* Baylor StadiumWaco, TX W 45-15   30,000
9/27/1969 at Arizona* Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ W 42-27   38,750
10/4/1969 #2 Penn State* #20 KSU StadiumManhattan, KS L 17-14   37,000
Conference Schedule
10/11/1969 at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS (Sunflower Showdown) W 26-22   48,285
10/18/1969 Iowa State KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS W 34-7   28,674
10/25/1969 #11 Oklahoma #18 KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS W 59-21   35,615
11/1/1969 at #14 Missouri #12 Memorial StadiumColumbia, MO L 41-38   40,000
11/8/1969 at Oklahoma State #15 Lewis FieldStillwater, OK L 28-19   35,700
11/15/1969 #17 Nebraska KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS L 10-7   40,000
11/22/1969 at Colorado Folsom FieldBoulder, CO L 45-32   37,400
*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.


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