The 1945 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1945 college football season. The team's head football coach was Lud Fiser, in his first and only year at the helm of the Wildcats. The Wildcats played their home games in Memorial Stadium. The Wildcats finished the season with a 1–7 record with a 0–5 record in conference play. They finished in last place in the Big Six Conference. The Wildcats scored 71 points and gave up 268 points.