|1951 Kansas Jayhawks football|
|Conference||Big Eight Conference|
|1951 record||8–2 (4–2 Big 7)|
|Head coach||Jules V. Sikes (4th season)|
|Captain||Aubrey Linville, Bill Schaake|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1951 Big 7 football standings|
|Rankings from AP Poll|
The 1951 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas in the Big Seven Conference during the 1951 college football season. In their fourth season under head coach Jules V. Sikes, the Jayhawks compiled an 8–2 record (4–2 against conference opponents), finished third in the Big Seven Conference, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 316 to 208. They played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas.
The team's statistical leaders included Bob Brandeberry with 649 rushing yards, Bud Laughlin with 78 points scored, and Jerry Robertson with 925 passing yards. Aubrey Linville and Bill Schaake were the team captains.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|September 22||at TCU*||W 27–13|
|September 29||Iowa State||W 53–33|
|October 6||at Colorado||No. 20||L 27–35|
|October 13||Utah*||W 26–7|
|October 20||at No. 19 Oklahoma||L 21–33|
|October 27||Kansas State||W 33–14|
|November 3||at Nebraska||W 27–7|
|November 10||Loyola (CA)*||W 34–26|
|November 17||at Oklahoma A&M*||W 27–12|
|December 1||Missouri||W 41–28|
References[edit | edit source]
- "1951 Kansas Jayhawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/kansas/1951-schedule.html. Retrieved September 19, 2017.
- 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, p. 183.
- 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, pp. 127, 131, 138.