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1961 Kansas State Wildcats football team

The 1961 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1961 NCAA University Division football season. The team's head football coach was Doug Weaver. The Wildcats played their home games in Memorial Stadium. 1961 saw the Wildcats finish with a record of 2–8, and a 0–7 record in Big Eight Conference play. The Wildcats scored only 58 points while giving up 232. The finished eighth in the Big Eight.

1961 Kansas State Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1961 record2–8 (0–7 Big 8)
Head coachDoug Weaver (2nd season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →
1961 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 7 Colorado $ 7 0 0     9 2 0
No. 11 Missouri 5 2 0     7 2 1
Kansas 5 2 0     7 3 1
Oklahoma 4 3 0     5 5 0
Iowa State 3 4 0     5 5 0
Oklahoma State 2 5 0     4 6 0
Nebraska 2 5 0     3 6 1
Kansas State 0 7 0     2 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 23Indiana*W 14–87,800
September 30at Air Force*W 14–1218,666
October 7Nebraska
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS (rivalry)
L 0–2417,515
October 14at Kentucky*L 8–2123,000
October 21No. 9 Colorado 
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS
L 0–1312,500
October 28at Iowa StateL 7–3118,475
November 4Oklahoma
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS
L 6–1711,906
November 11at KansasL 0–3434,000
November 18at MissouriL 9–2729,000
November 25at Oklahoma StateL 0–457,500
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game

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