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1974 Kansas State Wildcats football team

The 1974 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1974 NCAA Division I football season. The team's head football coach was Vince Gibson, who served his eighth and final season. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium. It was the final season for Wildcat quarterback Steve Grogan.

1974 Kansas State Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1974 record4–7 (1–6 Big 8)
Head coachVince Gibson (8th season)
Home stadiumKSU Stadium
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Oklahoma $ 7 0 0     11 0 0
Missouri 5 2 0     7 4 0
No. 9 Nebraska 5 2 0     9 3 0
Oklahoma State 4 3 0     7 5 0
Colorado 3 4 0     5 6 0
Iowa State 2 5 0     4 7 0
Kansas 1 6 0     4 7 0
Kansas State 1 6 0     4 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 14Tulsa*W 31–1418,000
September 21Wichita State*
  • KSU Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS
W 17–032,800
September 28Pacific (CA)*
  • KSU Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS
W 38–728,100
October 5at Mississippi State*L 16–2131,000
October 12No. 19 Kansas
L 13–2044,899
October 19at Iowa StateL 18–2333,587
October 26at No. 2 OklahomaL 0–6362,460
November 2Missouri
  • KSU Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS
L 15–5223,000
November 9No. 17 Oklahoma State 
  • KSU Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS
L 5–2918,000
November 16at No. 6 NebraskaL 7–3576,188
November 23Colorado
  • KSU Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS
W 33–1917,128
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

RosterEdit

1974 Kansas State Wildcats football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB Steve Grogan Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

ReferencesEdit