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1952 Kansas Jayhawks football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1952 record7–3 (3–3 Big 7)
Head coachJules V. Sikes (5th season)
CaptainCharlie Hoag, Oliver Spencer
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1951
1953 →
1952 Big 7 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Oklahoma 5 0 1     8 1 1
Missouri 5 1 0     5 5 0
Nebraska 3 2 1     5 4 1
Kansas 3 3 0     7 3 0
Colorado 2 2 2     6 2 2
Iowa State 1 5 0     3 6 0
Kansas State 0 6 0     1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1952 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas in the Big Seven Conference during the 1952 college football season. In their fifth season under head coach Jules V. Sikes, the Jayhawks compiled a 7–3 record (3–3 against conference opponents), finished fourth in the Big Seven Conference, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 214 to 110.[1][2] They played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas.

The team's statistical leaders included Charlie Hoag with 469 rushing yards, Bob Brandeberry with 54 points scored, and Jerry Robertson with 868 passing yards.[3] Hoag and Oliver Spencer were the team captains.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 20No. 9 TCU*No. 17W 13–0
September 27Santa Clara*No. 17
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
W 21–9
October 4ColoradoNo. 9
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
W 21–12
October 11at Iowa StateNo. 9W 43–0
October 18No. 6 OklahomaNo. 8
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
L 20–42
October 25at SMU*No. 15W 26–0
November 1at Kansas StateNo. 9W 26–6
November 8NebraskaNo. 7
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS (rivalry)
L 13–14
November 15Oklahoma A&M*No. 19
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
W 12–7
November 22at MissouriNo. 18L 19–20
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1952 Kansas Jayhawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/kansas/1952-schedule.html. Retrieved September 19, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, p. 184.
  3. 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, pp. 127, 131, 138.
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