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1954 Kansas State Wildcats football team

The 1954 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1954 college football season. The team's head football coach was Bill Meek, in his fourth and final year at the helm of the Wildcats. The Wildcats played their home games in Memorial Stadium. The Wildcats finished the season with a 7–3 record with a 3–3 record in conference play. They finished in fifth place in the Big Seven Conference. The Wildcats scored 191 points and gave up 154 points. The Wildcats did not outscore their opponents again until 1969. 1954 was Kansas State's last winning season until 1970.

1954 Kansas State Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1954 record7–3 (3–3 Big 7)
Head coachBill Meek (4th season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1953
1955 →
1954 Big 7 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Oklahoma $ 6 0 0     10 0 0
Nebraska 4 2 0     6 5 0
Colorado 3 2 1     7 2 1
Missouri 3 2 1     4 5 1
Kansas State 3 3 0     7 3 0
Iowa State 1 5 0     3 6 0
Kansas 0 6 0     0 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 18Colorado A&M*W 29–0
September 25at Wyoming*W 21–13
October 2Missouri
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS
L 7–3521,500
October 9at NebraskaW 7–334,000
October 16Tulsa*W 20–138,000
October 23at No. 1 OklahomaL 0–2146,356
October 30Kansas
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS (rivalry)
W 28–2621,000
November 6at Drake*W 53–18
November 13Iowa State 
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS (rivalry)
W 12–714,347
November 20at ColoradoL 14–3823,600
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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