1995 Kansas State Wildcats football team
The 1995 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1995 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head football coach was Bill Snyder. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium. 1995 saw the Wildcats finish with a record of 10–2, and a 5–2 record in Big 8 Conference play. 1995 was the last year of the Big Eight. The next year was the inaugural season of the Big 12 Conference.
|1995 Kansas State Wildcats football|
Holiday Bowl champion
|Conference||Big Eight Conference|
|1995 record||10–2 (5–2 Big 8)|
|Head coach||Bill Snyder (7th season)|
|Offensive coordinator||Dana Dimel (1st season)|
|Co-defensive coordinator||Bob Stoops (5th season)|
|Co-defensive coordinator||Jim Leavitt (5th season)|
|Home stadium||KSU Stadium|
|1995 Big 8 football standings|
|No. 1 Nebraska $||7||–||0||–||0||12||–||0||–||0|
|No. 5 Colorado||5||–||2||–||0||10||–||2||–||0|
|No. 7 Kansas State||5||–||2||–||0||10||–||2||–||0|
|No. 9 Kansas||5||–||2||–||0||10||–||2||–||0|
Rankings from AP Poll
The season culminated with a victory against Colorado State in the 1995 Holiday Bowl. The 10-win season was the first for Kansas State since 1910, and the final top-10 ranking was the first in program history.
The Wildcats finished the 1995 season leading NCAA Division I-A in total defense, and also shut out three opponents for the first time in school history. The team shut out Akron, Northern Illinois, and Missouri. The Wildcats later repeated the feat in 1999 and 2002.
|September 2||6:10 PM||Temple*||W 34–7||34,927|
|September 9||6:00 PM||at Cincinnati*||No. 21||W 23–21||16,887|
|September 23||6:10 PM||Akron*||No. 19||W 67–0||33,145|
|September 30||1:10 PM||Northern Illinois*||No. 16||W 44–0||38,527|
|October 7||1:10 PM||Missouri||No. 13||W 30–0||37,925|
|October 14||2:00 PM||at Oklahoma State||No. 8||W 23–17||38,000|
|October 21||2:30 PM||at No. 2 Nebraska||No. 8||ABC||L 25–49||76,072|
|October 28||1:10 PM||No. 6 Kansas||No. 14||W 41–7||44,284|
|November 4||1:10 PM||No. 25 Oklahoma||No. 9||W 49–10||40,138|
|November 11||1:00 PM||at Iowa State||No. 7||W 49–7||27,356|
|November 18||2:30 PM||No. 9 Colorado||No. 7||ABC||L 17–27||42,454|
|December 29||8:00 PM||vs. No. 25 Colorado State*||No. 10||ESPN||W 54–21||51,051|
|1995 Kansas State Wildcats football team roster|
- "Shutout history". Archived from the original on 2008-08-30. Retrieved 2008-11-17.
- DeLassus, David. "Kansas State University coaching records by game (1995)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 11, 2011.
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