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1940 Kansas State Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Six Conference
1940 record2–7 (1–4 Big 6)
Head coachHobbs Adams (1st season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →
1940 Big 6 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Nebraska 5 0 0     8 2 0
Oklahoma 4 1 0     6 3 0
Missouri 3 2 0     6 3 0
Iowa State 2 3 0     4 5 0
Kansas State 1 4 0     2 7 0
Kansas 0 5 0     2 7 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1940 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1940 college football season. The team's head football coach was Hobbs Adams, in his first year of his first tenure at the helm of the Wildcats. The Wildcats played their home games in Memorial Stadium. The Wildcats finished the season with a 2–7 record with a 1–4 record in conference play. They finished in fifth place in the Big Six Conference. The Wildcats scored 73 points and gave up 145 points.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
9/28/1940* [[{{{school}}}|Emporia State]] Memorial StadiumManhattan, Kansas W 21-16    
10/5/1940* at Colorado Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado L 6-7    
10/12/1940 Missouri Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 13-24   11,000
10/19/1940 at Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma L 0-14    
10/26/1940† Kansas Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas (Sunflower Showdown) W 20-0    
11/2/1940* at Michigan State Macklin FieldEast Lansing, Michigan L 0-32    
11/9/1940* at South Carolina Columbia Municipal StadiumColumbia, South Carolina L 13-20    
11/22/1940 Iowa State Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 0-12   7,936
11/30/1940 at Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska L 0-20   20,000
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP. All times are in Central Time.

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