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2016 Kansas State Wildcats football team

The 2016 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Wildcats played their home games at Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium, in Manhattan, Kansas as they have since 1968. The Wildcats were led by head coach Bill Snyder in his 25th overall and eighth straight season since taking over for his second tenure in 2009. 2016 was the 121st season in school history. K-State was a member of the Big 12 Conference. Kansas State won the Texas Bowl against former big 12 opponent, Texas A&M.

2016 Kansas State Wildcats football
Kansas State Wildcats wordmark.svg
Texas Bowl champion
Texas Bowl, W 33–28 vs. Texas A&M
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
2016 record9–4 (6–3 Big 12)
Head coachBill Snyder (25th season)
Co-offensive coordinatorDana Dimel (10th season)
Co-offensive coordinatorDel Miller (17th season)
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorTom Hayes (5th season)
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumBill Snyder Family Football Stadium (capacity: 50,000)
Seasons
← 2015
2017 →
2016 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 5 Oklahoma $   9 0         11 2  
No. 11 Oklahoma State   7 2         10 3  
No. 18 West Virginia   7 2         10 3  
Kansas State   6 3         9 4  
TCU   4 5         6 7  
Baylor   3 6         7 6  
Texas   3 6         5 7  
Texas Tech   3 6         5 7  
Iowa State   2 7         3 9  
Kansas   1 8         2 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

Previous seasonEdit

The 2015 Kansas State Wildcats football team finished the regular season 6–7 and played against Arkansas in the Liberty Bowl, which they lost 23–45.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 28:00 p.m.at No. 8 Stanford*FS1L 13–2646,147
September 171:30 p.m.Florida Atlantic*FSNW 63–750,871
September 246:00 p.m.Missouri State*
  • Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS
K-StateHD.TVW 35–051,686
October 12:30 p.m.at West VirginiaESPNUL 16–1761,701
October 86:00 p.m.Texas Tech
  • Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS
ESPNUW 44–3851,540
October 1511:00 a.m.at No. 19 OklahomaESPNL 17–3886,049
October 2211:00 a.m.Texas 
  • Bill Snyder Family Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS
ESPN2W 24–2152,328
October 2911:00 a.m.at Iowa StateFSNW 31–2652,763
November 52:30 p.m.No. 22 Oklahoma State
  • Bill Snyder Family Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS
ABC/ESPN2L 37–4352,450
November 1911:00 a.m.at BaylorESPN2W 42–2143,581
November 2611:00 a.m.Kansas
  • Bill Snyder Family Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS (rivalry)
FS1W 34–1952,637
December 311:00 a.m.at TCUFS1W 30–642,746
December 288:00 p.m.vs. Texas A&M*ESPNW 33–2868,412
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

[1]

Game summariesEdit

at StanfordEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 0 3 3 7 13
#8 Cardinal 3 14 0 9 26
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
First meeting

Florida AtlanticEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Owls 0 0 0 7 7
Wildcats 21 21 7 14 63
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
1–0 2006 KSU, 45-0

Missouri StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 0 0 0
Wildcats 14 21 35
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
3–0 2012 KSU, 51–9

Game was called off at the halftime due to weather.[2]

at West VirginiaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 7 6 3 0 16
Mountaineers 0 0 3 14 17
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
5–1 2015 KSU, 24–23

Texas TechEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 14 14 3 7 38
Wildcats 14 17 0 13 44
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
7–9 2015 TTU, 59–44

at OklahomaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 0 10 0 7 17
#19 Sooners 14 10 7 7 38
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
19–73–4 2015 OU, 55–0

TexasEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Longhorns 0 7 7 7 21
Wildcats 7 14 3 0 24
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
9–7 2015 TEX, 23–9

at Iowa StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 3 14 14 0 31
Cyclones 3 0 7 16 26
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
46–49–4 2015 KSU, 38–35

Oklahoma StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#22 Cowboys 7 14 7 15 43
Wildcats 13 3 14 7 37
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
24–38 2015 OSU, 36–34

at BaylorEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 0 7 21 14 42
Bears 0 14 0 7 21
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
7–6 2015 BAY, 31–24

KansasEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Jayhawks 3 0 6 10 19
Wildcats 6 14 7 7 34
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
43–65–5 2015 KSU, 45–14

at TCUEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 3 7 13 7 30
Horned Frogs 3 3 0 0 6
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
4–5 2015 TCU, 52–45

vs. Texas A&MEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Aggies 7 7 7 7 28
Wildcats 7 16 3 7 33
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
7–8 2011 KSU, 53–50 (4OT)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2016 Kansas State Wildcats Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved February 3, 2016.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-09-28. Retrieved 2016-09-28.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)