|1942 Kansas Jayhawks football|
|Conference||Big Six Conference|
|1942 record||2–8 (1–4 Big 6)|
|Head coach||Gwinn Henry (4th season)|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1942 Big 6 football standings|
The 1942 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas in the Big Six Conference during the 1942 college football season. In their fourth and final season under head coach Gwinn Henry, the Jayhawks compiled a 2–8 record (1–4 against conference opponents), tied for fifth place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 248 to 77. They played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas.
The team's statistical leaders included Ray Evans with 293 rushing yards and 1,117 passing yards, Otto Schnellbacher with 366 receiving yards, and Ed Lindquist with 24 points scored (four touchdowns). No team captain was elected in 1942.
- "1942 Kansas Jayhawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/kansas/1942-schedule.html. Retrieved September 21, 2017.
- 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, p. 183.
- 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, pp. 127-138.