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1944 Kansas Jayhawks football
ConferenceBig Six Conference
1944 record3–6–1 (1–4 Big 6)
Head coachHenry Shenk (2nd season)
CaptainWarren Riegle
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1943
1945 →
1944 Big 6 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Oklahoma 4 0 1     6 3 1
Iowa State 3 1 1     6 1 1
Missouri 2 1 2     3 5 2
Nebraska 2 3 0     2 6 0
Kansas 1 4 0     3 6 1
Kansas State 1 4 0     2 5 2

The 1944 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas in the Big Six Conference during the 1944 college football season. In their second season under head coach Henry Shenk, the Jayhawks compiled a 3–6–1 record (1–4 against conference opponents), tied for last place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 153 to 128.[1][2] They played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas.

The team's statistical leaders included Charlie Moffatt with 300 rushing yards, 222 passing yards, and 43 points scored (seven touchdowns and one extra point), and Dwight Sutherland with 148 receiving yards.[3] Warren Riegle was the team captain.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1944 Kansas Jayhawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/kansas/1944-schedule.html. Retrieved September 21, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, p. 183.
  3. 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, pp. 127-138.
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