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1950 Kansas Jayhawks football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1950 record6–4 (3–3 Big 7)
Head coachJules V. Sikes (3rd season)
CaptainJohn Amberg, Mike McCormack
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1949
1951 →
1950 Big 7 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Oklahoma 6 0 0     10 1 0
#17 Nebraska 4 2 0     6 2 1
Missouri 3 2 1     4 5 1
Kansas 3 3 0     6 4 0
Iowa State 2 3 1     3 6 1
Colorado 2 4 0     5 4 1
Kansas State 0 6 0     1 9 1
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1950 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas in the Big Seven Conference during the 1950 college football season. In their third season under head coach Jules V. Sikes, the Jayhawks compiled a 6–4 record (3–3 against conference opponents), finished fourth in the Big Seven Conference, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 284 to 188.[1][2] They played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas.

The team's statistical leaders included Wade Stinson with 1,129 rushing yards (the program's first 1,000-yard rusher) and 84 points scored,[3] and Chet Strehlow with 651 passing yards.[4] John Amberg and Mike McCormack were the team captains.[2] Other notable members of the team included George Mrkonic.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 23TCU*L 7–14
September 29at Denver*W 46–6
October 7Colorado
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
W 27–21
October 14at Iowa StateW 33–21
October 21Oklahoma A&M*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
W 40–7
October 28Nebraska
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS (rivalry)
L 26–33
November 4at Utah*W 39–26
November 11No. 3 OklahomaNo. 19
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
L 13–33
November 18at Kansas StateW 47–7
November 23at MissouriL 6–20
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1950 Kansas Jayhawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/kansas/1950-schedule.html. Retrieved September 19, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, p. 183.
  3. 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, pp. 127, 138.
  4. 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, p. 131.
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